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  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    BOSTON – For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt bri ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Nepal officials: Country will need huge foreign support

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstructi ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Obama speaks on racial protests

    NEW YORK – In a deeply personal response to outbreaks of racially motivated protests, President Barack Obama on Monday blamed a lack of opportunity in ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Fiorina, Carson launch their GOP bids for presidency

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidenti ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack

    WASHINGTON – Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson – one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring ca ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Police in DeKalb County save first life with Narcan

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police officer Jon Krengel felt relieved after he was able to revive a drug overdose victim during one of his re ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Hillary Clinton agrees to testify on Benghazi, emails this month

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is willing to testify on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and about her email p ...
    May 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Official identifies gunman in Muhammad cartoon event attack

    GARLAND, Texas – One of two gunmen who opened fire with assault rifles at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has been identified by a law enf ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

    WASHINGTON – Former President Bill Clinton is publicly musing about his life in a future Clinton administration, saying he would consider stepping dow ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 U.S. lives a year

    WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid i ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Pentagon accused of withholding sex crimes info

    WASHINGTON – The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • City: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest

    GARLAND, Texas – Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophe ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Protest against racism turns violent

    TEL AVIV, Israel – Several thousand people from Israel’s Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality Sunday, s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Remains of Marine headed back to Illinois

    WATSEKA – The remains of an eastern Illinois man will be laid to rest this month in his hometown cemetery – more than 70 years after he was killed on ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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