Giant Stratolaunch aircraft lifts off from California

The company, founded by the late Paul G. Allen, will use the jet for air-launching small satellites.

As census approaches, many Arab Americans feel left out

The move to add a Middle Eastern category came to a halt when Donald Trump came into power.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

They joined a larger group of trying to make their way toward the United States.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Authorities: Large, flightless bird kills its Florida owner

Fire officials say a cassowary killed the man on his property, likely using its long claws.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Kratom linked to nearly 100 US overdose deaths, CDC finds

The unregulated herbal supplement is banned in several countries.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Sudan army removes leader, rejects al-Bashir extradition

Ousted President Omar al-Bashir faces charges before the International Criminal Court.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Kim Jong Un says he’s open to another summit with Trump

His speech came hours after Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met in Washington.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Swallowed toys, coins, batteries spark rise in tot ER visits

An increasing number of consumer products use potentially dangerous button-sized objects.

  • Apr 12, 2019

From embassy to prison: Assange settles in for legal battle

He is being held at Belmarsh Prison while the extradition process with the U.S. plays out.

  • Apr 12, 2019

After 7 long years, Assange’s capture happened quickly

Assange was dragged from the Ecuadoran embassy to face hacking charges in the U.S.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Students at Mormon-owned BYU urge honor code compassion

Some want parts of the honor code changed and others want punishments reduced.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Trump ‘strongly looking’ at releasing migrants in Dem cities

“This should make them very happy!” tweeted the president of the United States.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Southwest doesn’t plan to use Boeing Max jets until August

Without a quick fix to the flight-control system, other airlines are also likely to follow.

Man angry about virginity pleads guilty to threatening women

He was arrested on January 19, the same day women’s marches were held around the country.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Avenatti could face 335 years from theft and fraud charges

Charges include pocketing payroll taxes from his Seattle-based Tully’s Coffee chain.

  • Apr 12, 2019

Black hole named ‘Powehi’ by Hawaii university professor

First image of a black hole revealed Wednesday was created using data from eight radio telescopes

  • Apr 11, 2019

Medical association blasts military’s transgender policy

The AMA says the policy and its wording mischaracterizes transgender people as having a “deficiency.”

  • Apr 11, 2019

Trump nominates naval aviator as next Navy chief

Adm. Bill Moran, who piloted P-3 Orion aircraft during the Cold War, is currently the Navy’s vice chief.

  • Apr 11, 2019

Pope kisses feet of South Sudan’s leaders to encourage peace

The pope has never performed such a show of deference to political leaders.

  • Apr 11, 2019

Sudan leader’s iron grip finally slips amid protests

Omar al-Bashir, who came to power in a military coup in 1989, was arrested and deposed Thursday.

  • Apr 11, 2019