Nation and World

  • Italian authorities: Extremist suspects planned Vatican terror attack

    MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Va ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame in favor of Splenda on customer concerns

    NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Attorney wants Slender Man suspect moved for psych treatment

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for a 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man plans to ask a co ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Bombings in Iraq near market and courthouse kill 7

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two bombings, one near a marketplace and the other near a courthouse, have killed seven people.
    April 24, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 24; World leaders to mark Armenia massacre

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    April 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Rough ride? Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    BALTIMORE – No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike

    WASHINGTON – Blaming the “fog of war,” President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American a ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Michael Brown's parents file lawsuit against Ferguson

    CLAYTON, Mo. – Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal bat ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Calbuco volcano erupts anew; ash causing concern

    PUERTO MONTT, Chile – Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, increasing concerns the dust could ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Petraeus sentenced to 2 years' probation for military leak

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of Illinois

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • New DNA codes for woolly mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Loretta Lynch wins Senate confirmation as attorney general

    WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

    CHICAGO — Top elected officials, clergy members and area Catholics said final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George during Thursday's packed fu ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 23; Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

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    April 23, 2015 - 6:26 am
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