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  • Across U.S., Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

    APOPKA, Fla. – The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business e ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

    NEW YORK – Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer she ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

    TULALIP, Wash. – A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

    HONOLULU – Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK – A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heighte ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Complex investigation follows killing of deputies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than 100 law enforcement officers from across Northern California responded without being asked after hearing that one of th ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Top Israeli minister: 'Crisis' in U.S. relationship

    JERUSALEM – A top Israeli minister said there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with the United States that must be fixed.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

    LONDON – Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

    WASHINGTON – For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international co ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

    YANGON, Myanmar – A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by b ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Extremists launch new attack on Syrian border town

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • In Pakistan, a coup that wasn’t

    ISLAMABAD – It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine – Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

    ONCUPINAR, Turkey – The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour’s drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people wa ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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