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  • Residents get home as Pa. shooter search goes on

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities continue to search the area where the man suspected in last week's deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police bar ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • French military strikes over against Islamic State in Iraq begin

    PARIS – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK – Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors see ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangov ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

    DENVER – A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as fl ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Car bomb attacks kill 20 people in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD – A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Senate races: Democrats decry birth control plan

    WASHINGTON – When a handful of Republican Senate candidates called for oral contraceptives to be sold without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

    WASHINGTON – It’s time for flu vaccine again and while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from U.S. go unmet

    WASHINGTON – In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid

    WASHINGTON – Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama’s reque ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In a desperate bid to slow West Africa’s accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to t ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment – and the rest of the United K ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U. ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:19 am
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