4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

Three British tourists were killed Feb. 10 when the helicopter went down on tribal land.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency says there were no fatalities or injuries from Monday’s eruption.

  • Feb 18, 2018

All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

The ATR-72 was brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

The former first lady had surgery Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

The postcards are meant to confirm potential buyers of political ads reside in the U.S.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

They say his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive by blaming Democrats and the FBI.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

“They are laughing their asses off in Moscow’” at the fallout from the Kremlin’s election interference.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Tribes call on Washington to respect Native sovereignty

Issues range from tax reform to domestic violence, from rural broadband to farm policy.

  • Feb 18, 2018

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

He said he’d decide on running based on whether it was “the right thing to do.”

  • Feb 17, 2018

Shooting suspect cut himself on Snapchat, was ruled stable

Nikolas Cruz, now 19, has been charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Students denounce political inaction after Florida shooting

“This isn’t just a mental health issue! He wouldn’t have harmed that many students with a knife!”

  • Feb 17, 2018

US Navy says it won’t be deterred by Chinese-built islands

Officials say American warships will continue so-called freedom of navigation operations.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel on child sex abuse

Francis is under fire over his handling of the decades-old worldwide scandal of pedophile priests.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Everyday chemicals rival cars as a source of air pollution

Pesticide, paint, cleaning agents and personal care products are full of volatile organic compounds.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Borneo’s orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

Their numbers could drop to 47,000 by 2025 from a 2016 population estimate of about 105,000.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Sam Bloch, Jewish WWII resistance fighter dies at 93

With his mother and brother, he escaped a ghetto just before it was about to be liquidated.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Anger bubbles over at funerals for Florida shooting victims

More than a month before the shooting rampage, the FBI received a warning.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

Students and teachers at the school had trained for both responses, just not at the same time.

  • Feb 17, 2018

13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation

The defendants are accused of interfering with American elections and the political process.

  • Feb 17, 2018

13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

The chopper crashed into people who had been spending the night outside after the earthquake.

  • Feb 17, 2018