PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials with a private school for children with special needs in Philadelphia say they’re ceasing operations at the school’s residential treatment program after a 17
CHICAGO (AP) — Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges, but the way autism strikes girls — or doesn’t — may help reveal some of the developmental disorder’s frustrat
With less than three months left in his presidency, Obama is preparing for a life after the White House that will most likely include a close relationship with Silicon Valley.
BEIJING (AP) — Use of solar power is soaring, but Europe’s biggest solar panel manufacturer, SolarWorld, took the surprise step last month of cutting 500 jobs from its workforce of 3,000. The r
DUXBURY, Vt. (AP) — Hundreds have gathered at a Vermont high school to celebrate the lives of five students who were hit and killed in a crash by a wrong-way driver. The Burlington Free Press (http:/
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Ana Car didn’t remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony. The retired
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco is facing a Tuesday deadline to decide whether to approve the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history, giving most affected Volkswagen ow
Though they live about 1,730 miles apart, though they’ve never met, though they are of different races and backgrounds, Lauren Boebert and Dorothy Johnson-Speight speak almost in unison when th
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The candidacies of Saudi Arabia and Russia for the U.N.’s top human rights body are compromised by their actions in Yemen and Syria respectively, where they have been accu
French authorities are expected to begin demolishing the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, as more residents prepare to leave for other areas of France.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband’s fort
HONG KONG (AP) — A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and &
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Biologist Colleen Handel saw her first black-capped chickadee with the heartrending disorder in 1998. The tiny birds showed up at birdfeeders in Alaska’s largest city w
CINCINNATI (AP) — Potential jurors are due in court for the murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in Ohio. Twenty-si
The Minsk-bound Belavia 737-800 obeyed an order to turn around and return to Kiev when it was just 30 miles – less than four minutes – from the Belarus border. The incident has led to a di
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and c
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Baha’i International Community said Tuesday that Iran’s effort to crush the religious minority has continued unabated and intensified on some fronts despite Pres
DETROIT (AP) — Pickup truck headlights performed poorly in new tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests measured how far light carries from the trucks’
The George Benson Waterfront Streetcars will clang, clang, clang again after more than a decade in storage — but not in Seattle. This Northwest Wanderings took me to St. Louis, Mo., the city I grew u
US President Barack Obama has appealed to Americans to deliver a big win to Hillary Clinton and a crushing defeat to Donald Trump in the November 8 general elections, saying the country cannot have
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A former senior banker who drove his Ferrari into a security guard at high speed in a fatal accident last year has been jailed for 21 months for dangerous driving causing death,
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two gang members have been convicted of killing a man in south Los Angeles because he was wearing red sneakers and a red shirt. Kevin Johnson and Kanasho Johns were convicted of mu
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota city council has voted to rezone Prince’s Paisley Park recording studio and home, meaning it can open as a permanent museum. The Star Tribune (http://strib.
Dozens of people are killed after militants mount an attack on a police training college in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful blast at a prefabricated house in northwestern China on Monday killed at least 14 people and injured 147, state news agency Xinhua said.
Twitter also said in September it would lay off some employees at one of its development centres in Bengaluru
The three terrorists were believed to be from the Al-Alimi faction of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group affiliated with the Pakistani Taliban.
Hillary Clinton has a wide 12-point lead among women, while Donald Trump edges Hillary by a narrow three points among men.
Probe had found evidence of wrongdoing in deals with India, Saudi Arabia, Mozambique and the Dominican Republic
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The first, voluntary repatriation of 68 Myanmar refugees from camps along the Thai-Myanmar border began on Tuesday with the United Nations refugee agency calling the movement a "mi
Jorge Batlle, a veteran politician who was the fourth member of his Catalan immigrant family to be president of Uruguay, died on Monday, a day before his 89th birthday
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Chick, whose cartoon tracts preached fundamentalist Christianity while vilifying secular society, evolution, homosexuality, and the beliefs of Catholics and Muslims, has died.
The subject of a Rolling Stone article on a gang rape at the University of Virginia that the magazine retracted after investigators found no evidence
Domain name services company Dynamic Network Services Inc suffered successive attacks on Friday