Progressive Democrats disagree with Pelosi on impeachment

The House speaker said it would be too divisive. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, and others disagree.

  • Mar 12, 2019

U.N. chief warns of ‘relentless’ pushback on women’s rights

Calling himself “a proud feminist,” the U.N. chief said, “It is a fight we must win — together.”

  • Mar 11, 2019

Google paid former exec $35 million after harassment claim

Details of the exit package were revealed as part of a shareholder lawsuit against the company.

  • Mar 11, 2019

U.N. mourns 21 employees killed in Ethiopian plane crash

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres held a minute of silence at the New York headquarters Monday.

  • Mar 11, 2019
Jack Donson, president of New York-based My Federal Prison Consultant and a retired federal Bureau of Prisons employee, stands outside federal court and Manhattan Correctional Center, where he’s consulted with inmate clients, Friday in New York. Donson welcomes recent criminal indictments exposing shady dealings in the largely unregulated industry of “prison consultants.” (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Show up drunk: Indictments spotlight prison rehab scams

You could qualify for a treatment program that knocks up to a year off your sentence.

  • Mar 11, 2019
Jack Donson, president of New York-based My Federal Prison Consultant and a retired federal Bureau of Prisons employee, stands outside federal court and Manhattan Correctional Center, where he’s consulted with inmate clients, Friday in New York. Donson welcomes recent criminal indictments exposing shady dealings in the largely unregulated industry of “prison consultants.” (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Woman says she distracted jaguar after attack at Arizona zoo

Grabbed a water bottle from a stroller and put it through an enclosure, distracting the big cat.

  • Mar 11, 2019

4 nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after Ethiopia crash

Another new Boeing plane crashed shortly after takeoff, this time in clear weather outside Addis Ababa.

Boeing stock drags after second deadly crash of a 737 Max 8

Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia have ordered airlines to stop flying them.

Trump’s record $4.7 trillion budget relies on strong growth

The deficit is projected to hit $1.1 trillion in the 2020 fiscal year, the highest in a decade.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Dems pick Milwaukee for 2020 convention over Miami, Houston

It will be the first time in over a century that Democrats will meet in a Midwest city other than Chicago.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Some Democrats talk of expanding the Supreme Court

Activists have launched an organized effort to prod presidential contenders to support such ideas.

  • Mar 11, 2019

2 decades after vanishing, her daughter suddenly showed up

Crystal Haag, who went missing at 14, came back with children, a new identity — and speaking Spanish.

  • Mar 11, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 6. The federal budget deficit is ballooning on Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared. That’s the reality that will greet Trump’s latest budget, which probably will promptly be shelved after it’s received by Congress on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump reviving his border wall fight with new budget request

His new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project and impose cuts to other programs.

  • Mar 11, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 6. The federal budget deficit is ballooning on Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared. That’s the reality that will greet Trump’s latest budget, which probably will promptly be shelved after it’s received by Congress on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

737 Max crashes in Ethiopia, killing 157 from 35 countries

The Boeing jetliner carrying 157 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the Ethiopian capital.

Indonesian woman freed 2 years after Kim Jong Nam’s VX death

“I am surprised and very happy. I didn’t expect it,” she says.

  • Mar 10, 2019
Neighbors react as they look at a cellphone picture of University of Southern California student Victor McElhaney, shown by a television reporter near the scene of a crime Sunday in Los Angeles. McElhaney, the son of an Oakland, California, city councilwoman, was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt near the USC campus, officials said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Son of California councilwoman killed near USC campus

A student who is the son of an Oakland, California, city councilwoman was shot and killed in what might have… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019
Neighbors react as they look at a cellphone picture of University of Southern California student Victor McElhaney, shown by a television reporter near the scene of a crime Sunday in Los Angeles. McElhaney, the son of an Oakland, California, city councilwoman, was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt near the USC campus, officials said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Gary Dennis, seated with Lawyer Gloria Allred, speaks during a press conference Sunday in New York announcing a videotape said to present further evidence of wrongdoing by recording artist R. Kelly. Dennis said the tape, which he found at his home in Pennsylvania, shows R. Kelly sexually abusing more than one underage girl. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Allred: Tape appears to show R. Kelly sexually abusing girls

Lawyer said it appears to show a separate incident from the 10 counts of abuse that Kelly faces.

  • Mar 10, 2019
Gary Dennis, seated with Lawyer Gloria Allred, speaks during a press conference Sunday in New York announcing a videotape said to present further evidence of wrongdoing by recording artist R. Kelly. Dennis said the tape, which he found at his home in Pennsylvania, shows R. Kelly sexually abusing more than one underage girl. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
An exile Tibetan breaks down during a march Sunday to mark the 60th anniversary of the March 10, 1959, Tibetan Uprising Day, in New Delhi, India. The uprising of the Tibetan people against the Chinese rule was brutally quelled by Chinese army forcing the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetans to come into exile. Every year exile Tibetans mark this day as the National Uprising Day. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policies

The Dalai Lama has been living in the Indian town of Dharmsala since he fled from Tibet in 1959.

  • Mar 10, 2019
An exile Tibetan breaks down during a march Sunday to mark the 60th anniversary of the March 10, 1959, Tibetan Uprising Day, in New Delhi, India. The uprising of the Tibetan people against the Chinese rule was brutally quelled by Chinese army forcing the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetans to come into exile. Every year exile Tibetans mark this day as the National Uprising Day. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Pulaski County Sheriff Jimmy Bench stands outside city hall in Waynesville, Missouri, on Feb. 20. For painful, personal reasons, Bench wishes the Daily Guide was there to report on the December death of his 31-year-old son, Ryan, due to a heroin overdose. It would have been better than dealing with whispers and Twitter. “Social media is so cruel sometimes,” Bench said. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Decline in readers, ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019
Pulaski County Sheriff Jimmy Bench stands outside city hall in Waynesville, Missouri, on Feb. 20. For painful, personal reasons, Bench wishes the Daily Guide was there to report on the December death of his 31-year-old son, Ryan, due to a heroin overdose. It would have been better than dealing with whispers and Twitter. “Social media is so cruel sometimes,” Bench said. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 crash

A new Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after taking off.