Global worries flare over whether US sliding toward Iran war

The U.S. military rebutted doubts expressed by a British general about such a threat.

  • May 14, 2019

Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea

The magnitude 7.5 quake struck in the ocean and was followed by several large aftershocks.

  • May 14, 2019

Trump pushes ‘America First energy policy’ on Louisiana trip

Cites an increase in liquefied natural gas exports as boosting jobs.

  • May 14, 2019

At odds on many fronts, U.S., Russia hope for better ties

Russia and the United States voiced hope Tuesday that badly strained relations could… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Border wall to go up in national monument, wildlife refuge

Funding will come from the Defense Department following Trump’s emergency declaration.

  • May 14, 2019

Lawmakers call for DOJ review of Indian Country probes

A bill was unanimously approved in the U.S. Senate last year but died in the House.

  • May 14, 2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves

Aims to redirect $1.9 billion from a Pell Grant surplus to jumpstart other projects.

  • May 14, 2019

What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills

Research suggests that a third of cases are preventable.

  • May 14, 2019

Tribes across country push for better internet access

Tribes in Washington are among those are pressing the FCC for a priority filing window.

  • May 14, 2019

Judge skeptical of Trump effort to keep records from House

Trump’s lawyer has indicated that his client would appeal if the judge ruled against him.

  • May 14, 2019

Comedian Tim Conway of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ dies at 85

He was known for his deadpan expression and innocent, simple-minded demeanor.

  • May 14, 2019

Montana governor jumps into Democrats’ 2020 presidential race

Steve Bullock makes his case as one of the country’s only red-state Democrats to win reelection in 2016.

  • May 14, 2019

The federal government pays millions to the dead every year

That’s because the Social Security Administration doesn’t share its information among federal agencies.

  • May 14, 2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s moon mission

The money would come from a surplus in Pell Grant funds, a program that helps students pay for college

  • May 14, 2019

Saudi Arabia says oil infrastructure attacked by drones

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched a series of drone attacks on the kingdom.

  • May 14, 2019

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

Could face prison time after she admitted to participating in the nationwide scam.

  • May 13, 2019

Barr picks U.S. attorney to review Mueller investigation origins

John Durham had previously earned a reputation as a dogged career prosecutor.

  • May 13, 2019

Rosenstein strikes back at Comey, calls him ‘partisan pundit’

Defends his role in President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of former FBI director.

  • May 13, 2019

Cries of brutality, scapegoating in ‘I can’t breathe’ death

The start of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s internal trial could lead to his firing.

  • May 13, 2019

EU calls for calm, warns U.S.-Iran of conflict ‘by accident’

Official: “What we need … to make sure that everyone understands what the other side is thinking.”

  • May 13, 2019