Three ways the House chaplain controversy could continue

Some are still questioning what influenced Speaker Paul Ryan to fire the Rev. Patrick Conroy.

  • May 7, 2018

Hawaii volcano destroys 21 homes, spews lava 200 feet in air

There was no indication when the lave might stop or how far it might spread.

  • May 7, 2018

Trump defends CIA nominee, says she is ‘tough on terror’

White House aides said Haspel was reassured that her nomination was still on track.

  • May 7, 2018

As headlines swirl, Trump grows frustrated with Giuliani

The president has begun questioning whether Giuliani should be sidelined from television interviews.

  • May 7, 2018

No hidden rooms in King Tut’s tomb after all

Studies with radar showed the tomb did not contain any man-made blocking walls.

  • May 6, 2018

Nigeria bans codeine cough syrup to stop an addiction epidemic

Lawmakers estimate that the residents of just two states consume more than 3 million bottles each day.

  • May 6, 2018

DEA issues first immediate suspension of opioid sales since 2012

It accused a wholesaler of failing to report unusually large shipments to independent drugstores.

  • May 6, 2018

2 found dead in quake-hit Polish coal mine; 3 still missing

More than 200 workers were involved in the rescue operation.

  • May 6, 2018

9-year-old sharpshooter in her element at NRA convention

Addysson Soltau became a YouTube sensation and NRA darling after she started shooting three years ago.

  • May 6, 2018

Britain hopes to address Trump concerns on Iran nuclear deal

Britain’s foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has scheduled talks with U.S. officials in Washington.

  • May 6, 2018

Giuliani: Trump wouldn’t ‘have to’ obey a Mueller subpoena

He also said Trump might invoke his Fifth Amendment right if he is questioned.

  • May 6, 2018

Nearly 200 f horses died searching for water on Navajo land

The mass deaths come as Arizona experiences an exceptional drought.

  • May 6, 2018

One out of 10 Social Security offices has closed since 2000

It’s causing major difficulties for the elderly, disabled and other beneficiaries, political leaders say.

  • May 6, 2018
Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall meeting to kick off his campaign in Logan, West Virginia, in January. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Early GOP primaries shape up as rightward march with Trump

The abandonment of the middle has some Republicans raising alarms.

  • May 5, 2018
Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall meeting to kick off his campaign in Logan, West Virginia, in January. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

US firms, debt could be China’s targets if US plays hardball

They could sell U.S. government debt or disrupt diplomatic efforts over North Korea.

  • May 5, 2018

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake Friday was the biggest to strike the state in 43 years.

  • May 5, 2018

Russia police detain 1,600 protesting Putin’s fourth term

Police dragged the organizer, opposition leader Alexei Navalny, out of a rally by his arms and ankles.

  • May 5, 2018

Video shows police stop of Native American teens on tour

“They are not, definitely not, a part of the tour. And their behavior is just really odd.”

  • May 5, 2018

Review shows the consequences of armed adults in schools

In just 48 hours in March, three were responsible for gun safety lapses that put students in danger.

  • May 5, 2018

Farmers get just 7.8 cents of every US dollar spent on food

In each of the past four years, the farmers’ share has dropped sharply.

  • May 5, 2018