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

Crashed Mexican 737-201 in Cuba had earlier complaints

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about… Continue reading

People in small towns, rural areas are happier, study finds

Happy communities have shorter commute times and less expensive housing.

  • May 19, 2018

Royal wedding bridges the Atlantic, opens up a modern era

Queen Elizabeth II honors her red-headed, 33-year-old grandson with a new title: The Duke of Sussex.

  • May 19, 2018

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors ‘critical’

Investigators tried to piece together why the aging Boeing 737 went down and erupted in flames.

First lady returns to White House after kidney treatment

She had an embolization procedure to treat an unspecified kidney condition described as benign.

  • May 19, 2018

Ten killed in Texas school shooting were mostly students

Police said the 17-year-old suspect gave a statement admitting responsibility for the shooting.

  • May 19, 2018

Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

She left Pakistan last August and was expected to return home in a few weeks for Eid al-Fitr.

  • May 19, 2018

Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding

As Rev. Curry drifted from his prepared remarks and ad libbed, the queen looked on stoically.

  • May 19, 2018

737 with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

State TV said the 39-year-old airliner veered sharply to the right after takeoff.

Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

The governor said the assailant intended to kill himself but told police he did not have the courage.

  • May 18, 2018

Trump to deny funds to clinics that refer for abortion

The president has vowed to religious conservatives that it would try to defund Planned Parenthood.

  • May 18, 2018

Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the news gave him joy.

  • May 18, 2018

Prince Charles to walk Markle down aisle at royal wedding

The bride’s mother, meanwhile, is scheduled to have tea Friday with the queen at Windsor Castle.

  • May 18, 2018

Gunman arrested after police shootout at Trump resort

He was shouting about Donald Trump when he entered the president’s south Florida golf resort.

  • May 18, 2018

Alarm grows as Ebola confirmed in Congo city of 1.2 million

Until now, the outbreak was confined to remote rural areas, where Ebola travels more slowly.

  • May 17, 2018

Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

Economic growth is generally driven by population growth and worker efficiency

  • May 17, 2018

In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

The documentary’s closing moments include McCain’s vote against the GOP health care bill.

  • May 17, 2018

Hawaii volcano sends ash plume 30,000 feet into sky

The eruption comes after more than a dozen fissures recently opened miles to the east of the crater.

  • May 17, 2018

Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

Children were on a field trip to the Waterloo Village historic site in New Jersey.

  • May 17, 2018