Nation and World

  • Iranians express optimism over nuclear agreement

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – A senior Iranian official suggested Tuesday that Iran is nearing a preliminary deal with the U.S. and five world powers that w ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • N.J. Gov. Christie’s tax breaks reward political insiders

    CAMDEN, N.J. – Under Republican Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey has authorized more than $2 billion in economic development tax breaks since 2014, oft ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Arrested U.S. woman in Indonesia gives birth to a girl

    BALI, Indonesia – An American woman standing trial in Indonesia on a charge of murdering her mother gave birth to a girl Tuesday at a hospital on the ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Rep. Aaron Schock to resign; GOP state Sen. Darin LaHood to run for seat in special election

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock abruptly resigned Tuesday following a monthlong cascade of revelations about his business deals and lavish spe ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Breast tissue biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

    CHICAGO — Here's another reason for getting a second medical opinion: Biopsy specialists frequently misdiagnose breast tissue, potentially leading to ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 17; Attorney for Ferguson suspect says cops shot 'accidentally'

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 17, 2015 - 6:39 am
  • Flight crew killed in Black Hawk training crash identified

    NEW ORLEANS – Members of a seasoned, Louisiana-based National Guard crew who died last week in a helicopter crash off the Florida coast had done tours ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • McDonald's workers detail burns, job hazards

    NEW YORK – McDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace ha ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Pope's zero tolerance for pedophiles faces test in Chile

    SANTIAGO, Chile – Juan Carlos Cruz recalls that he and another teen boy would lie down on the priest's bed, one resting his head at the man's shoulder ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Netanyahu promises no Palestinian state if he is re-elected,11th Ld-Writethru

    JERUSALEM – In a frenzied last day of campaigning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state and ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Official: Iran confronts U.S. at nuke talks over GOP letter

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland– Iranian diplomats twice confronted their American counterparts about an open letter from Republican senators who warned that an ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Sunni brigade forms unlikely alliance with Shiite militias

    TIKRIT, Iraq – Dressed in green and carrying a heavy rifle, Yazan al-Jabouri paced along the front line on the fringes of the northern city of Tikrit, ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Millionaire Robert Durst faces murder charge after broadcast

    NEW ORLEANS – Robert Durst couldn’t explain away similarities between his handwriting and a letter he said “only the killer could have written” that a ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Ferguson, Mo., criticized for hefty fines for record requests after Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson officials were inundated with thousands of open-records requests from media outlets and the public following the fatal shooti ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Millenials' news consumption: Young adults want news every day, survey shows

    CHICAGO — Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices ...
    March 16, 2015 - 2:50 pm
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