Nation and World

  • Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

    WASHINGTON – The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama’ ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    WASHINGTON – Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn yet, with the cabinet deciding after an eight-hour session that Greek ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • 2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

    MALONE, N.Y. – A three-week manhunt that began when two convicted murderers staged a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blad ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – Tunisia’s postcard destination for tourists is reeling from the terror that blighted another day of play at the Mediterranean seasid ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Thousands mourn in Kuwait’s mass funeral after Shiite attack

    KUWAIT CITY – Thousands of people in Kuwait took part in a mass funeral procession Saturday for 27 people killed in an attack against a Shiite mosque ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Parliament approves referendum; Greece's future in balance

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece's parliament voted early Sunday in favor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' motion to hold a July 5 referendum on creditor prop ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Weeklong heat wave in southern Pakistan kills 1,233 people

    ISLAMABAD – A devastating weeklong heat wave in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi killed 1,233 people, an official said.
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

    FONTAINES-SUR-SAONE, France – The top suspect in the beheading of a businessman that French authorities are calling a terrorist attack took a "selfie" ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Long struggle, quick endgame as same-sex marriage prevails

    NEW YORK – Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex co ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • USDA proposes healthier fare for child, adult day cares

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income child ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Police: Surviving escapee could face a harder time alone

    MALONE, N.Y. – With his escape partner killed, the surviving convicted murderer who pulled off an elaborate breakout from a maximum-security prison th ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate c ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Beheading, attack at U.S. factory in France; suspect detained

    SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France – A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Dozens killed in attack in Tunisia

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at l ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
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