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  • Homeland Security arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malays ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON – Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON – Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Study: Beef produces more environmental damage than pork, poultry

    WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new stu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or f ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

    Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.Their love of ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husban ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are joining in a northern Idaho's woman appeal over the ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Obama touts expansion of program for minority boys

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm
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