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The new rule greatly expands the number of employers and insurers that could qualify for exemptions from the contraception mandate by claiming a moral or religious objection, including for-profit, pub
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Kevin Durant scored 38 points in his first NBA Finals game with Golden ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursda
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has canceled its sci-fi series “Sense 8” after two seasons. Netflix’s vice president of original content Cindy Holland confirmed the cancellation in a stat
At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation
MANILA (Reuters) - At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation, the ANC news channel repor
OXON HILL, Md. - The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee nearly two hours ...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor says a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city’s Puerto Rican Day parade. Democr
Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer admitted to injecting 14 people with insulin for no medical reason from 2007 to 2014. Eight were killed and six seriously injured.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Kevin Durant can dunk. And he is doing it often. Durant has six dunks ...
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
Back channels during presidential transitions are not unprecedented, but they are always fraught, as President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have discovered.
PORTLAND, Maine - From coal country to the ports of Maine to the wind farms of the West Coast, Americans react to President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he's pulling ......
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warmi
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicholas Maduro said on Thursday a referendum would be held on his controversial plan to create a new super-body known as a constituent assembly with powers t
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest city has approved final passage of a police accountability measure proponents say could be a national model to prevent discriminatory profiling ba
NEW YORK (AP) — The pilots of a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport last year while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence knew they were going to be in the news
DENVER (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer. The National Interagency Fire
The governors of California, New York and Washington also announced they will lead an effort to have states commit to upholding the Paris agreement.             &#
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The decommissioned USS Independence has arrived at its last port of call. The mothballed 61,000-ton Forrestal-class aircraft carrier passed through the jetties of the Browns
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police officers stormed the complex. But the police later said the assailant may have been a gambler with a grudge.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 30 people have been punished over a power plant blast that killed 22 people in central China last year and 14 more are awaiting trial, the official Xinhua news agency re
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday ruled out an alternative to the 2015 Paris climate deal and called on all those disappointed by Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews digging a tunnel for a new Los Angeles train line have found the remains of an ancient giant sloth. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a fossilized hip joint was d
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 5:05 p.m. It's unclear if JaVale McGee was trying to send a message when he ...
The 197-member climate agreement requires every country to establish ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gases.              
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaig
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman killed himself after bursting into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine police said, sowing panic in a country on high alert after mar
NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton warned Thursday that President Donald Trump has unleashed a level of hate and vitriol that is "incredibly dangerous." The former Democratic presidential nominee lashed out
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Australia's environment minister says he is disappointed that the U.S. will exit the climate agreement, but th
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Mike Brown expects to coach the Golden State Warriors as planned in Game ......
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of stabbing two men to death who tried to defend two women from an anti-Muslim rant have offered their condolences to the victims’ families. In
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of killing two people in Oregon have offered their condolences to the families of two men who were stabbed to death after defending two women from an a
UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will vote on Friday on a U.S. and Chinese proposal to blacklist more North Korean individuals and entities after the country's repe
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord is a poor attempt to pit environmental protection and economic growth aga
A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared in the south, b
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
Few Americans knew Nigel Farage’s name. But the flamboyant far-right British politician and radio host, a key architect of Britain’s vote to exit the European Union, took on an oddly Zelig-like ub
WASHINGTON (AP) — Announcing that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump misplaced the blame for what ails the coal industry and laid a shaky factual foundation
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are again re-examining how they can dissuade companies like General Electric and now possibly insurance giant Aetna from relocating to places considered mo
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in September in the case of a transgender teen in Virginia who sued his high school for the right to use the boys’ bath
Caracas. — Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday began signing up candidates for a planned constitutional reform body, a move that has inflamed deadly unrest stemming from anti-government protests. Oppo
Niamey — At least 44 migrants, including women and babies, were found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said yesterday.“The
Police have released new CCTV images of the Manchester bomber after the mother of the youngest victim of the attack was taken off life support and told about her daughter's death.
Two educators who were purged from their jobs have been protesting for months. In pro-government circles, they are considered leftist militants, but opposition-minded Turks admire them.
PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) — Twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac have had repeated problems with inadequate supports, a shortcoming that Michigan officials have described as violating a legal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nooses have appeared recently around the nation’s capital — including the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum — in a rash of incidents that experts say sho
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Several girls who were sent to live with a Pennsylvania man now on trial on charges he raped them have testified he had sex with them and they considered him to be their husban
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was decla
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The mainly French-speaking province of Quebec, which came close to voting to leave Canada 22 years ago, said on Thursday it wants to reopen constitutional talks and be recognized
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sudden collapse of spillways at the nation’s highest dam has raised alarm among those building, running and regulating big dams around the world because it seemed to co
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dam experts say the collapse of spillways at the nation’s tallest dam this winter has raised alarms nationally because there appeared to be no warning that the spillways we
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