Nation and World

  • Bernie Sanders has had 4 decades to rehearse stump speech

    MONTPELIER, Vt. – Once a democratic socialist, always a democratic socialist. Once a scold of big money in politics, still a scold.
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Liberia churches celebrate end of Ebola

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Drumbeats echoed across Liberia’s capital on Sunday as Christian leaders heeded the president’s call to celebrate the eradication ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • 2 slain police officers mourned in Mississippi town

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – One was a decorated “Officer of the Year.” The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • The Latest: 3 arrested in shootings of 2 Mississippi police

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — 12:45 p.m.For many in the small Mississippi community of Hattiesburg, the ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Joy in Monaco: Royal twins are baptized in ceremony

    MONACO (AP) — Monaco has welcomed with joy the baptism of the principality's five-month-old royal baby twins.
    May 10, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Afghan official: Suicide attack in Kabul kills 3, wounds 18

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attack on a government bus in Kabul on Sunday killed three people and wounded 18, the second attack on employees o ...
    May 10, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Police: 5 people killed in shooting in Switzerland

    BERLIN (AP) — Five people have been found dead after a shooting in northern Switzerland that may have resulted from a family dispute, police said Sund ...
    May 10, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • NYPD officer's death highlights risk plainclothes police face

    NEW YORK – They could be riding with unsuspecting New Yorkers on the subway. Or behind the wheel in a car in midtown Manhattan traffic. Or mingling wi ...
    May 10, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • UK election leaves Cameron at helm of a disunited kingdom

    LONDON – Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for “one natio ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Military plane crashes in Spain, killing 4 crew members

    MADRID – A military transport plane crashed near Seville airport in southwestern Spain on Saturday, killing four crew members and injuring two serious ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Court sentences Egypt's Mubarak, sons to 3 years in prison

    CAIRO – A Cairo court sentenced Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in prison on corruption charges on Saturday – a ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • WWII soldier’s gift to mom, lost for 73 years, returns home

    MILLVILLE, Mass. – This is the story of a loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother on the other side of the continent, who didn’t ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gaps

    ATLANTA – With the nation’s economy at its healthiest since the Great Recession, a surprising trend is emerging among the states – large budget gaps.
    May 9, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • California water cuts ignore past changes by some cities

    SAN DIEGO — In California's second-largest city, memories are still fresh of a devastating drought 25 years ago that saw the area's water supplies sla ...
    May 9, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Show of North Korean force sets back U.S. diplomatic overture

    WASHINGTON — North Korea met a U.S. diplomatic overture with a fresh show of force, seemingly testing the Obama administration's resolve for new nucle ...
    May 9, 2015 - 10:03 am
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