Backchannel with ‘Dracula’ helped free Utah man in Venezuela

A week ago, the chances of Joshua Holt’s long prison ordeal ending any time soon looked slim.

  • May 26, 2018

 

Alan Bean, Apollo 12 astronaut who walked on the moon, dies at 86

In the late 1970s, Bean ran the astronaut training program, preparing for the first shuttle mission,

  • May 26, 2018

 

World War I battle of Belleau Wood was turning point for US

Alliance is being celebrated during the centennial of the battle as the U.S. marks Memorial Day.

  • May 26, 2018

 

House hopefuls draw on Trump’s refusal to reveal tax returns

Trump has broken with more than four decades of tradition set by previous presidents.

  • May 26, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

Alberto is the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season that officially starts June 1.

  • May 26, 2018

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

One major city gets nearly three years’ worth of rainfall in single day.

  • May 26, 2018

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100,000

They were first purchased in 1893 by Solomon Warner, a storekeeper in the Arizona Territory.

  • May 26, 2018

Ireland votes overwhelmingly to overturn abortion ban

Exit polls showed two-thirds of the vote going to repeal of the nation’s Eighth Amendment.

  • May 26, 2018

North, South Korean leaders meet to discuss Trump-Kim summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an unannounced meeting.

  • May 26, 2018

Track Palin wants media out of assault hearings on his dad

Track Palin told police he broke a window, disarmed his father and put him on the ground.

  • May 25, 2018

UC Berkeley wants help naming 3 fluffy peregrine chicks

The creatures are the fastest animals in the world, with a diving speed that can top 200 mph.

  • May 25, 2018

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

Officials sought people who share their vision of curbing environmental regulation, enforcement.

  • May 25, 2018

Korea summit after all? Trump says ‘everybody plays games’

“The diplomats are still at work on the summit, possibility of a summit, so that is very good news.”

  • May 25, 2018

Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter

A boy opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school, wounding another student and a teacher.

  • May 25, 2018

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

Seven months after allegations destroyed his film career, Harvey Weinstein was arrested.

  • May 25, 2018

As Trump awards Medal of Honor, 2nd award in question

Drone evidence convinced the Air Force that the Navy Seal’s teammate was left to fight to his death.

  • May 25, 2018

Tesla in autopilot mode sped up before crashing in Utah

The driver manually hit the brakes a fraction of a second before impact.

  • May 25, 2018

Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant

Two armed citizens shot the suspect dead outside after he wounded a woman and two girls.

  • May 25, 2018

Explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people

Two suspects dropped an improvised explosive device and fled.

  • May 25, 2018

Quest for housing drives people away from the coasts

The high and rising cost of living in coastal metropolises seems to be playing a role.

  • May 24, 2018