Nation and World

  • Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    PERTH, Australia – A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    WASHINGTON – Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    MOKPO, South Korea – The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspici ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, desp ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal – An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

    ROME – Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • U.S. delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    LOS ANGELES – Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

    WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other c ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

    CHICAGO — For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

    MILWAUKEE — Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of t ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    ACAPULCO, Mexico — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where br ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • BC-ML--Holy Land-Good Friday,1st Ld-Writethru

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusale ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.Flight controllers confi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 9:28 am
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