Nation and World

  • New York City's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

    NEW YORK – New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on hig ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks

    LE BOURGET, France – Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defia ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway spending and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov 30; Leaders hope climate talks send message to terrorists

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Planned Parenthood shooting: Suspect says 'no more baby parts' after arrest

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a quiet patch of woods in rural Colorado where he lived ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Official: Planned Parenthood gunman made 'no more baby parts' comment

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The man who police said staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services said “n ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Store sales fall, online rise, on Black Friday

    WASHINGTON – Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.Sales at ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Long wait times plague Social Security disability process

    MIAMI – Diabetes, arthritis and open-heart surgery have kept Sherice Bennett from working, but she can’t afford her medicine and became homeless while ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Mortar attack on UN base in north Mali kills 3, injures 20

    DAKAR, Senegal – Mortars lit up the dawn sky when they were fired on a United Nations base in the northern Mali city of Kidal early Saturday, killing ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Migrants clash with Macedonian police on Greek border

    IDOMENI, Greece – Migrants on the Greek-Macedonian border attacked police with stones Saturday, enraged by the sight of Macedonian authorities erectin ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • More deaths blamed on wintry storm moving through central U.S.

    DALLAS – A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept c ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Putin orders sanctions against Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russ ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • GOP rhetoric on Muslims seen as having little cost

    Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution agains ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Burger King manager: Police erased video of Chicago shooting

    CHICAGO – A Burger King manager who accuses Chicago police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white off ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:51 am
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