Suicide rates for black children twice that of whites

Historically, suicide rates in the U.S. have been higher for whites than blacks

  • May 21, 2018

Pope laments ‘hemorrhaging’ of priests and nuns in Europe

The number of priests worldwide declined by 136 to 415,656 in 2015.

  • May 21, 2018

School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

Santa Fe High School had an active-shooter plan and two armed security guards on campus.

  • May 21, 2018

FBI, Justice to talk with lawmakers about classified info

Law enforcement leaders will meet with members of Congress scrutinizing the Russia investigation.

  • May 21, 2018

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creating toxic cloud

“Here’s nature reminding us again who’s boss,” said one nearby resident of the Big Island.

  • May 21, 2018

Supreme Court says employers can bar worker class actions

Arbitration supporters say that forum is cheaper and more efficient than traditional litigation.

  • May 21, 2018

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it reflects “the massive scope of Iranian malign behavior.”

  • May 21, 2018

Inspector general to look for political motivation at FBI

Under pressure from the president, the Justice Department expanded a review of the Russia investigation.

  • May 21, 2018

US is putting new tariffs on hold while negotiating with China

The action comes after Beijing’s promise to ramp up purchases of American products.

  • May 21, 2018

For Robert Indiana, ‘LOVE’ was a complicated relationship

The artist never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by many through his iconic work.

  • May 21, 2018

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

Still, President Trump’s intent to reduce the military and civilian presence in Syria has not changed.

  • May 20, 2018

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

Early witness accounts and recordings from emergency dispatch describe a 30-minute nightmare.

  • May 20, 2018

Scientists say Hitler died in World War II

Tell that to ‘Adolf Schüttelmayor’ and the Nazi moon base

  • May 20, 2018

Family, friends recall shooting victims’ optimism, humor

Eight of the 10 were students, and at least 13 people were injured in the attack at the high school.

  • May 20, 2018

Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump for them

“One of the concerns is whether he’ll stick to script.”

  • May 19, 2018

N Korea pact could mirror deal with Iran that Trump hates

So far he has revealed little about what he wants out of his meeting with Kim Jong Un.

  • May 19, 2018

Bill requires anti-harassment rules for airlines, transit

It also calls for a system that lets employees report assaults and harassment.

China lands bombers on South China Sea island for first time

The H-6K bomber would have all of Southeast Asia in its range.

  • May 19, 2018

Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

The fatalities included a substitute teacher and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan.

  • May 19, 2018

US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

They did agree on the need for “effective measures” to reduce America’s trade deficit.

  • May 19, 2018