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  • Turkey: Syrian town about to fall to jihadists

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Islamic State group is about to capture the Syrian border town of Kobani, Turkey's president said Tuesday, as outgunned ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:54 am
  • New concern worldwide as nurse in Spain gets Ebola

    WASHINGTON – Raising fresh concern around the world, a nurse in Spain on Monday became the first person known to catch Ebola outside the outbreak zone ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • GM uses Facebook, calls to get recalled cars fixed

    DETROIT – Eight months after General Motors began recalling more than 2 million cars because of a deadly ignition-switch defect, less than half the ow ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mob ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Nobel Prize for work on brain's navigation system

    STOCKHOLM – Neuroscientist Edvard Moser landed at Munich airport on Monday, casually dressed in a comfortable sweater for a visit to a German universi ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • High court begins term with case on police actions

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday pondering whether a police officer's misunderstanding of the law can justify a traffic stop ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Underwater search for Malaysian airliner resumes

    SYDNEY – The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed Monday in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after the jet vanish ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – Islamic State fighters backed by tanks and artillery pushed into an embattled Syrian town on the border with Turkey on Monday, t ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois teen wanted to join Islamic State in Syria, arrested at O'Hare airport, feds say

    CHICAGO – A 19-year-old American left a letter expressing disgust with Western society before trying to board an international flight in Chicago, the ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • NY Times reporter allowed back into Afghanistan

    NEW YORK (AP) — A correspondent for The New York Times who ordered to leave Afghanistan over a story he wrote about that country's recent presidential ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Texas company recalls nearly 91,000 pounds of beef

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that mi ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Supreme Court denies gay marriage appeals; same-sex unions to be legal in 30 states

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Hong Kong officials resume work as protests thin

    HONG KONG – Hong Kong's civil servants returned to work and schools were reopening Monday as a massive pro-democracy protest that has occupied much of ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Justices’ new term has expectations on gay unions

    WASHINGTON – A Supreme Court term that is starting with a lack of headline-grabbing cases may end with a blockbuster that helps define the legacy of t ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Ebola case gives Perry real-time leadership test

    AUSTIN, Texas – The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 10:58 pm
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