Fair
67°FFairFull Forecast

Nation and World News

  • 11 states sue over President Obama's school transgender directive

    AUSTIN, Texas – Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

    WASHINGTON – The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to de ...
    May 25, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe: I followed the law in accepting donations

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday he is confident he followed the law in accepting donations that now appear to be part of ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

    For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Anti-Donald Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy thre ...
    May 25, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Cuba to legalize small, medium-sized private businesses

    HAVANA – Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private ent ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Hawaii could be first state to put gun owners in federal database

    HONOLULU – Hawaii could become the first state in the U.S. to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case in Pennsylvania

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.But 20 m ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Trump says he’s seeking donations on GOP request

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn’t see it that way.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Louisiana set to sign first "Blue Lives Matter" law

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emerg ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Man suspected in Massachusetts police officer’s slaying had lengthy record

    BOSTON – The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer during a weekend traffic stop had a lengthy criminal record and had been released ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Baltimore officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE – Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Donald Trump cites climate change in order to build a wall around his golf resort in Ireland

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Irela ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email probe in late stage, FBI may question her

    WASHINGTON – FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's the best graduation ceremony tradition?
    "Pomp and Circumstance"
    Caps and gowns
    Tossing mortarboards into the air
    Students walking to pick up diplomas