KATHMANDU, Nepal --A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, collapsing historic buildings in the capital, Kathmandu, fracturing highways and triggering avalanches on Mount Everest. By evening, authorities said, ...Read more
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (UPI) -- A Washington state Baskin Robbins worker didn't want to see a robber get away with the store's money, so she punched him repeatedly in the head.
Surveillance footage from the Baskin Robbins store ...Read more
MIAMI --Cynthia Louis sees the bus bench advertising "Obamacare" near her Miami home as a reminder of a broken promise: that the Affordable Care Act would help her get the medical care she needs to return to work.
Louis, ...Read more
DAYTON, Ohio -- An aging workforce, tougher regulations and waning interest among younger workers are causing a nationwide shortage of truck drivers.
Despite a need for hundreds of thousands of drivers over the next ...Read more
CHICAGO -- For New Trier High School sophomore Sophia Pellar, a pair of special earplugs recently donated by a North Shore audiologist has put an end to the pain she suffered when playing flute in the pep band.
Still, the...Read more
SANAA, Yemen -- Street battles raged Saturday in the Yemeni port city of Aden as the capital, Sanaa, was hit by bombardment for the first time since Saudi Arabia declared an easing of its air offensive four days earlier.
LOS ANGELES--Three people were found dead in a tire shop in South El Monte on Saturday morning after a fire that may have been started by a Molotov cocktail, fire officials said.
At least one of the victims was alive when...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- The mission on Saturday was simple: Appeal to some of the wealthiest Republican Jewish donors in the country. The method was direct: Heap lavish praise on Israel, with an ample serving of disparagement for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Alberto Gonzales, a U.S. attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, misled Congress by downplaying a dispute the White House and the Justice Department over the legality of the National Security ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. –– South Carolina Democrats talked Saturday about whether anyone can beat Hillary Rodham Clinton in South Carolina, even though she wasn't at the party's convention in Columbia this weekend.
South ...Read more
The powerful earthquake in Nepal Saturday triggered an avalanche above the most popular Mount Everest base camp at the height of climbing season, killing at least 10 people and stranding others at the perilous Khumbu ...Read more
SANAA, Yemen--Street battles raged Saturday in the Yemeni port city of Aden as the capital, Sanaa, was bombarded for the first time since Saudi Arabia declared an easing of its air offensive four days earlier.
The Saudi-...Read more
MIAMI--Federal prosecutors on Friday accused former Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia's ex-chief of staff of secretly financing a ringer tea-party candidate in 2010 to draw votes away from a Republican rival -- an illegal scheme ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When Loretta Lynch is sworn in next week, one challenge will loom larger than the rest: a ticking clock.
As the new U.S. attorney general, who will combat corporate crime and prosecute terrorists, she will ...Read more
ISTANBUL -- Rebels, including members of U.S.-backed groups and al-Qaida's Nusra Front, captured the strategic town of Jisr al Shughur in northwest Syria on Saturday. It was the second major setback for the government of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress use hearings and letters to wield influence over corporate mergers -- and that wascertainly the case with Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and the failed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal.
In ...Read more
LUCE COUNTY, Mich. (UPI) -- Two sisters lost in the woods for nearly two weeks survived on Girl Scout cookies, cheese puffs and snow before being rescued Friday.
Rescue workers found Lee Wright, 56, and Leslie Roy, 52, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress agreed Doug Hughes is lucky to be alive after his dangerous stunt, based on what they learned about the April 15 gyrocopter landing during closed-door briefings from Capitol law ...Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. states are taking more financial responsibility for roads and bridges as the expiration of federal transportation funding approaches, straining a partnership that dates to the administration of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When former Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2011 on what one news outlet called a "friendship tour," he took that quite literally, bringing along two friends from Illinois who were ...Read more