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  • Congressional GOP, Democrats playing it safe

    WASHINGTON – Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Crews battle California wildfire amid heat wave

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Hundreds of firefighters battled both flames and triple-digit temperatures Saturday as they sought to contain a wildfire that forc ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

    LEMOORE, Calif. – Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashe ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Where’s the tape? America responds to video

    We only respond if there’s video.That’s one lesson that can be drawn from the belated reaction to fo ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and anothe ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Charges filed in dead babies case

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. – A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Arizona man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

    PHOENIX – In a ruling that calls into question Arizona’s gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

    AMORY, Miss. – The five children who authorities said were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pos ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Judge convicts Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday

    PRETORIA, South Africa – A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track st ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

    ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Arab allies pledge to fight militant group

    JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Key Arab allies promised Thursday to “do their share” to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Obama’s request to combat Islamic State draws support

    WASHINGTON – Bending for once to the will of the White House, Republicans and Democrats coalesced Thursday behind President Barack Obama’s call to tra ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • U.N.: 45 Fijian peacekeepers freed in Syria

    BEIRUT – Al-Qaida-linked militants released 45 Fijian peacekeepers captured two week ago in Syria, ending the U.N.'s fourth crisis over abducted soldi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:11 pm
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