FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 10:04 A.M.
The United States and Russia are studying new ways to break a monthslong diplomatic deadlock over how to stop the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo, U.S. Secretary of …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 7:51 A.M.
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center and its parent company have agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the hospital’s charity care practices.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Crews discovered the remains of more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, bringing the death toll …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:23 P.M.
A series of artillery rounds lobbed Wednesday on Syria’s eastern Aleppo district killed 26 civilians, including seven children, as they fled a government ground offensive in the besieged enclave.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 2:03 P.M.
The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel and desperately pleaded for permission to land before crashing …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 1:33 P.M.
Iraqi special forces fighting Islamic State militants on the eastern side of Mosul have retaken 19 neighborhoods from the extremist group since the battle for the city began last month, …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 1:27 P.M.
Authorities on Wednesday detained six people in connection with a fire that broke out at a middle school dormitory for girls and left 12 people dead.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:58 A.M.
To waving flags and some shouts of “Long may he live!” Fidel Castro’s ashes began a four-day journey across the island Wednesday, retracing the path of his triumphant march into …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 7:08 A.M.
Tornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday, adding to a seemingly biblical onslaught of …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 3:03 P.M.
Country music icon Dolly Parton says she’s heartbroken about wildfires that tore through the Tennessee county where she grew up but spared the Dollywood theme park that bears her name.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 3:02 P.M.
The truck driver who slammed into the back of a van carrying actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people, killing one of them, pleaded guilty Tuesday and could avoid jail …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 5 A.M.
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
A chartered aircraft with 72 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin’s …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
Japanese health authorities have confirmed a highly contagious avian flu strain in poultry in two prefectures in northern Japan, with culling of hundreds of thousands of birds starting Tuesday at …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 4:10 P.M.
The winning ticket for Saturday’s $403 million Powerball game was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, population about 5,000, and about 60 miles northeast of Nashville.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 4:06 P.M.
You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com’s word of the year is “xenophobia.”
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
The top leadership of Texas and law enforcement officials from across the nation joined family and friends of San Antonio police Detective Benjamin Marconi to pay tribute to the officer …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
An attorney for a former Playboy playmate pleaded not guilty on her behalf Monday to charges that she secretly photographed a 70-year-old woman in the nude in the shower area …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:56 A.M.
Almost a third of the Syrian rebel enclave in the eastern sector of Aleppo has fallen to government forces in two days, forcing 10,000 civilians to flee, a monitoring group …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:21 A.M.
Thousands of Cubans began lining up early near Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution Monday carrying portraits of Fidel Castro, flowers and Cuban flags for the start of weeklong services bidding …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:11 A.M.
States will have more time to identify failing schools as part of new Obama administration rules aimed at supporting troubled public schools and students who are struggling.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 9:06 P.M.
Six people have died and five remained on life support after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma struck Australia’s second-largest city, officials said on Sunday.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 5:59 P.M.
Two days after a wave of wildfires spread throughout the mixed Arab-Jewish city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands to flee, residents returned to pick through the blackened debris …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
A Syrian official blasted Turkey on Saturday saying it is to blame for the death of its soldiers because it sent them to Syria, as the Syrian army said troops …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 3:48 P.M.
Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave the federal land where hundreds have camped for months, organizers said Saturday, despite state officials encouraging them …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:16 A.M.
Israeli firefighters on Friday reined in a blaze that had spread across the country’s third-largest city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, but …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
A train collision in northern Iran killed at least 43 people and injured 100 on Friday, Iran’s state TV reported.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:57 A.M.
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting involving the city’s police in just …