Nation and World

  • Man charged with Boston Marathon hoax due in court

    BOSTON – A man who authorities say was taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the ann ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • 292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    SEOUL, South Korea – A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's souther ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

    BRUSSELS – NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the allian ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Immigration activists implore Obama to act boldly

    WASHINGTON – Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Scott Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    DANE, Wis. – Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Robot sub returns to water after first try cut short

    PERTH, Australia – A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing, police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    BOSTON – Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that co ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 37

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County med ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration la ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seve ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    DAYTON, Ohio – On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • 5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three p ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
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