Jimmy Carter says he couldn’t have managed presidency at 80

Two leading 2020 candidates, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, would turn 80 during their terms if elected.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Iran tells US retaliation looms if targeted for Saudi attack

Tehran denies being involved in the weekend drone assaults on Saudi oil installations.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Army revamps recruiting, hits enlistment goal

Expects to sign up more than 68,000 active duty soldiers for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Veteran television newsman Sander Vanocur dies at 91

Was among the last people to interview Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Comes in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

She diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, but kept working nearly to the end.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Lewandowski clashes with Democrats at impeachment hearing

Trump tweeted from Air Force One that his ex-campaign manager gave “such a beautiful opening statement.”

  • Sep 17, 2019

Boeing says China needs to spend $2.9T on planes and services

The estimate is 7% higher than last year’s forecast.

Berlin police: In 3 months of e-scooters, 74 accidents

Also: 65 cases of drunken driving and 233 traffic violations.

  • Sep 17, 2019

White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas

Says Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are “absolutely immune” from testifying.

  • Sep 16, 2019

At rally, Warren decries Trump as ‘corruption in the flesh’

Has embraced corruption as a central campaign theme from the beginning of her 2020 presidential bid.

  • Sep 16, 2019

MIT engineers accidentally create ‘blackest black’ material

“10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported.”

  • Sep 16, 2019

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

The company’s owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Epstein accusers denied compensation in victims’ rights case

Decade-long legal fight over a plea deal that allowed the financier to avoid a lengthy prison term.

  • Sep 16, 2019

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump’s tax returns

“I don’t know anything about it,” the president said Monday.

  • Sep 16, 2019

On vote eve, Netanyahu vows total West Bank settlement annex

Appears to be aimed at shoring up nationalist support the day before a do-over election.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t

“Everyone who wants to join and sign this agreement is welcome,” President Nicolas Maduro said.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames Iran

The tensions have led to fears that action on any side could rapidly escalate a confrontation.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

A new, uninvestigated allegation has emerged of sexual impropriety when he was in college.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dies at 75

Comes a year after the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

  • Sep 16, 2019