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  • Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

    AUSTIN, Texas – A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Panama Canal turns 100, expansion hits snags

    PANAMA CITY – It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

    NEW YORK – A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed some ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Ukraine: We destroyed Russian military incursion

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – Russian military vehicles crossed into Ukraine during the night, NATO and Ukraine said Friday, and the Ukrainian preside ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Friday sought to forge a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

    DAEJEON, South Korea — Pope Francis called Friday for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism, an appeal that might be a hard sell in South Kore ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

    DAKAR, Senegal — The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people has turned parts of West Africa into a medical battle zone and could last u ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Slain general buried with honors

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War was buried with full honors Thursday at Arlington Na ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • IRS failed to do background checks on contractors

    WASHINGTON – The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a mi ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Police images fuel outrage in St. Louis and beyond

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The images were reminiscent of a war zone: Helmeted officers pointing weapons from armored trucks, flash grenades lighting the night s ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Subtle voices of dissent surface in war-torn Gaza

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip – The group of neighbors surveyed the destruction wreaked on their residential complex by Israeli bombardment, with building a ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Obama: No Iraq rescue; further airdrops unlikely

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Thursday the humanitarian crisis atop a barren hill in northern Iraq is over, eliminating the need for a risk ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Liberia gets Ebola drug; ponders who should get it

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberian officials faced a difficult choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug t ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Man gets life for killing, raping college student

    DOVER, N.H. — A New Hampshire man who raped and killed a college student was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the chance of parole after t ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Ferguson protests turn violent

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
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