IRBIL, Iraq -- A suicide bomber struck the U.S. consulate building in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Friday afternoon.
Kurdish authorities said that at least three people were killed -- a Kurdish security official at...Read more
CHICAGO -- Cardinal Francis George, the first Chicago native to serve as the local archbishop and a man who during that 17-year tenure became the intellectual leader of the American church, has died after a years long ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Nancy Oda's parents had an expression whenever she brought up her family's imprisonment behind barbed wire during World War II. "They said 'shikata ga nai' -- it can't be helped," recalls Oda.
But Oda, who ...Read more
POPLAR-COTTON CENTER, Calif. -- It was done. Over. No more waiting for rain, hoping for snow.
The 32-year-old farmer in the barber's chair said his well wouldn't make it to summer.
"I held on a little longer than some," ...Read more
Fans of the Texas State Aquarium were in mourning Thursday after a bizarre die-off killed almost all the fish in its two biggest indoor tanks this week.
The aquarium's Facebook page has turned into an impromptu memorial ...Read more
It looks like the U.S. Army will be providing full medical and financial benefits to Fort Hood shooting victims who last week were awarded medals following years of lobbying and legal action.
Secretary of the Army John ...Read more
The long, loving gazes; the ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection; the heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other: What is it about the bond between humans and their dogs that is not ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When there wasn't enough money in the Steinmetz College Prep high school budget to cover the cost of printing a student newspaper, its journalism adviser made a desperate plea to one of the Chicago public school...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- At some moment this year a U.S. baby boomer will die and, if census forecasts are right, the generation born between 1946 and 1964 will no longer be the nation's largest.
Won't matter. Years after ...Read more
While plenty of people found humor in the recent news that officials in Florida and Wisconsin are censoring state workers' ability to talk about, much less work on, climate change, other states are not necessarily laughing...Read more
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