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  • Perry latest GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

    AUSTIN, Texas – As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

    ALBANY, N.Y. – A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after kid ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Friday forged a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Missouri police identify officer; allege teen was robbery suspect

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had b ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Russia denies vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forc ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • 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
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