Woman with ‘emotional support squirrel’ removed from plane

The passenger had not indicated on her reservation that her support animal was a squirrel.

US defendant sentenced in probe of Russian election trolling

He helped run a far-reaching fraud scheme to trick Americans into following Russian-fed propaganda.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada

It stands in contrast to the U.S., where the federal government outlaws marijuana despite state laws.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Whitefish Energy gets US contracts after Puerto Rico ouster

Records show that Whitefish won a job to perform electrical work at three fish hatcheries in Washington.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

One of his special jobs will be to answer the door at meetings if someone knocks to deliver coffee.

  • Oct 9, 2018

UN Ambassador Haley resigning; she gives no reason

She did say she is not planning to run for president in 2020, and will support Trump.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Wife of missing ex-Interpol boss describes threats

Chinese authorities said that Meng Hongwei was being investigated for taking bribes and other crimes.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Hurricane Michael gains strength, takes aim at north Florida

It is expected to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall Wednesday along the Panhandle.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for missing journalist

Officials have said they fear Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the premises.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Republicans work to recast Democratic protests as ‘an angry mob’

They aim to switch the theme of the midterms from referendum on the unpopular Trump.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Democrats hold narrow edge in battlegrounds, poll finds

Thes urvey highlights the challenge for Republicans as they seek to maintain their House majority.

  • Oct 8, 2018

Trump says he has no plans to fire deputy attorney general

The president said he and Rod Rosenstein “had a good talk” during a flight on Air Force One.

  • Oct 8, 2018

Missing Saudi journalist: Turkey demands ‘full cooperation’

Jamal Khashoggi disappeared when he visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

  • Oct 8, 2018

Are wireless voting machines vulnerable? 4 states use them

Instead of being connected to the internet — or not connected at all — some use cellular modems.

  • Oct 8, 2018

Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn’t have been on the road

The supersized limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people recently failed a safety inspection.

  • Oct 8, 2018

UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

But it explains how we can keep “a semblance” of our present ecosystems.

  • Oct 8, 2018

As Kavanaugh arrives, Supreme Court must deal with a wounded image

It is easy to answer the question of how Brett Kavanaugh will be received by his… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

No Columbus Day celebrations in Columbus

Ohio’s capital city will be open for business Monday and will close instead on Veterans Day, Nov. 12.

  • Oct 7, 2018

2 young California women face different paths to US House

The first-time candidates are part of a millennial vanguard making its mark.

  • Oct 7, 2018

Tourist-spot crash kills 18 in limo, 2 bystanders

Local officials told the Times Union of Albany that a limo speeding down a hill hit bystanders.

  • Oct 7, 2018