Rescuers contact men trapped deep inside capsized cargo ship

Finding a way to free the men without putting them in more danger was the next step.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

Demonstrators want direct elections of city leaders and an independent inquiry into police actions.

  • Sep 9, 2019

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

The carrier flies up to 850 flights a day. The 48-hour strike affects as many as 195,000 passengers.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Now Canada feels lash of Dorian’s rampage as storm heads north

The post-tropical storm rips roofs off apartment buildings and topples a construction crane in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Trump’s Taliban invitation: Another bold risk that unraveled

Democrats say his decision to nix a deal with the Taliban indicates he was moving too quickly to get one.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Pope Francis in Madagascar insists: ‘Poverty is not inevitable’

The pope has long preached about the need for all able-bodied adults to be able to earn enough to provide for their families.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Mark Sanford launches long-shot campaign against Trump

The former South Carolina governor of “Appalachian Trail” fame says the GOP has lost its way.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Man streams chase before Minnesota police fatally shoot him

He had streamed himself live on Facebook during the chase that began when he ran a red light.

  • Sep 8, 2019

California GOP opens alternative pathway for 2020 delegates

The measure was in response to a state law that requires presidential candidates to release tax returns.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Director of MIT’s Media Lab steps down over Epstein ties

School’s president ordered an independent probe amid an uproar over the lab’s ties to the financier.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Iran says it’s no longer abiding by uranium enrichment limit

Will forge ahead with plans to develop advanced centrifuges and has started injecting them with gas.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Russia and Ukraine trade prisoners, each fly 35 to freedom

Involved some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff.

  • Sep 7, 2019

NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim

Say action risks the credibility of the nation’s weather and science agency and may even risk lives.

  • Sep 7, 2019

In new blow, Cabinet minister quits Boris Johnson government

Resigning because “I no longer believe leaving with a deal is the government’s main objective.”

  • Sep 7, 2019

Air Force disputes Alaska crew favored Trump Scottish hotel

The refueling mission was on a C-130 shared by both the Air Force and the Alaska Air National Guard.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks

Gunmen acquired weapons as a result of mistakes, lack of follow-through or gaps in federal and state law.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Opioid talks at impasse; Purdue bankruptcy filing expected

Sets the stage for a complex legal drama involving nearly every state and 2,000 local governments.

  • Sep 7, 2019

House committee could vote Wednesday on impeachment of Trump

It would only be a technical step to establish procedures for hearings the panel hopes to hold.

  • Sep 7, 2019

‘Hour of darkness’ for Bahamas; 43 dead, with toll to rise

An array of countries are sending food, water, generators, roof tarps, diapers and flashlights.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Ex-Boeing official in 737 Max probe won’t turn over documents

Mark Forkner reportedly had suggested to the FAA that MCAS not be included in the pilot manual.