A rocket carrying a weather satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Saturday, with plans to put the satellite in a polar orbit to help improve weather forecasting and hurricane tracking.
The Delta ...Read more
Patients and doctors long have relied on a simple rule of thumb for seeking care after an ischemic stroke: "Time is brain."
In other words, the longer it takes for patients to seek medical care after a stroke, the more ...Read more
HARARE, Zimbabwe –– Tens of thousands of jubilant Zimbabweans joined rallies Saturday to celebrate the imminent departure of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader they've known since independence in 1980.
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PARIS ––Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday that he would return home next week to discuss the political crisis triggered by his sudden resignation while he was in Saudi Arabia.
Speaking after talks with...Read more
PARIS -- Outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived early Saturday in France, where he is scheduled to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, a source close to Hariri told dpa from Paris.
"The premier has ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and somewhat spoiled. My mother delivers breakfast in bed to me daily. My dad eats a burger for dinner, but Mom cooks a ribeye steak with a loaded baked potato for me.
I don't know how ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans want to look strong on expanding domestic energy independence, but a bill that would give them those bragging rights could face backlash from environmentalists in their own party.
Rep. Mark...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Claire McCaskill said she wanted to work with Republicans on a tax bill. In the end, she fell squarely in line with the Democratic Party.
Her vote against the Senate's Republican tax plan was a ...Read more
I, WalterMike Hartner
Born of the working class in England, young Walter Crofter runs away from his dysfunctional family to seek fun and adventure. Becoming first mate on a trade ship, not only does Walter save the captain's life more than once, he excels at his position to find wealth, love...
ATLANTA -- A federal judge on Friday had questions about why Mayor Kasim Reed dismissed Atlanta's fire chief in 2015, asking attorneys representing the city if the decision was based primarily on the contents of the chief'...Read more
BOGOTA -- Antonio Ledezma, one of Venezuela's highest-profile political prisoners, fled the nation Friday in a daring escape that he said included skirting dozens of checkpoints and crossing the border into Colombia.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- An Army combat veteran and his wife who were detained by Navy police for plucking used uniforms out of a dumpster to fashion them into souvenir flags have left the base in the aftermath ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Public Schools is dealing with another cheating investigation. A quarter of the police officers in the district's recently sworn-in force admitted receiving answers on a state-administered test.
After backlash, Trump orders a freeze on elephant hunting trophy imports
In a surprise move, the Trump administration will suspend its recent decision to allow hunters to bring elephant trophies back to the U.S. from ...Read more
In a surprise move, the Trump administration will suspend its recent decision to allow hunters to bring elephant trophies back to the U.S. from parts of southern Africa, President Donald Trump tweeted Friday night.
The ...Read more
Tehama County,Calif., prosecutors were never told that the gunman who killed five people in a rampage this week had for months before regularly fired off weapons at his home despite a judge's order that he turn in his ...Read more
Johnny Phommathep was driving home to the Northern California town of Rancho Tehama from a quick trip to Sacramento on Tuesday morning when he got a text message from his wife, Tiffany, telling him she was dropping their ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Looking ahead to a future vacancy on the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump on Friday named five conservative judges to his list of potential nominees to the high court.
They include Notre Dame law ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The interests of a wealthy Kazakh fugitive, a company tied to disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and the Trump Organization all intersected here Friday in unusual court proceedings.
The courtroom drama ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The search for a suspect in the killing of Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter continued Friday, with the reward increasing to nearly $190,000 and investigators struggling to determine the circumstances ...Read more
Alaska Airlines cited new travel restrictions imposed by the Trump administration as the main reason it plans to end service from Los Angeles to Cuba.
Alaska began its daily Los Angeles-to-Havana flights Jan. 5 and plans ...Read more
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