NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After testimony spanning six weeks, jurors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will hear closing arguments beginning Thursday. Two former allies of Republican Gov. C
CHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is offering a reminder of a lost tradition both grim and stately: the New England town hearse. Horse-drawn hearses were once ordinary in villages across the region.
The board of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, has unexpectedly replaced Cyrus Mistry as chairman. Ratan Tata has been named as interim chairman while a selecti
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Wanda Serrano arrived at Puerto Rico’s largest public hospital before dawn to take her 17-year-old son to an appointment. Six hours later, they were still in the pa
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science despite some modest gains by fourth and eighth graders, especially girls and minorities. The problem is partic
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have released video of a smash-and-grab at a high-end department store in Philadelphia that shows an SUV back into the store’s glass front and as many as seven suspec
Chinese Conglomerate HNA said it paid US$6.5bn for the stake previously owned by Hilton's biggest shareholder Blackstone. Chinese companies have increasingly been investing in
ROME (AP) — The Latest on two strong aftershocks that shook central Italy (all times local): 4:00 a.m. There has been major structural damage to the town of Ussita following two strong aftershocks in
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protesters filled the streets of Venezuela’s capital and other major cities in a show of force against Presidential Nicolas Maduro, whose allies enrage
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California voters are being asked to legalize the recreational use of medical marijuana 20 years after the state first allowed medicinal pot. Polls show the November ballot
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to restart talks with Japan over a military intelligence sharing agreement to better cope with threats from North Korea, an official said Thursday. Informa
As many as 22 children and six teachers were killed in an attack on a school compound in the Syrian city of Idlib, which may amount to a war crime if it were deliberate
Inflation forecasts for the next couple of years point to limited room for monetary easing in Brazil, the central bank said on Tuesday, suggesting it is unlikely to accelerate
Ongoing prejudice means Native Americans must constantly fight for their rights. That’s what’s happening over construction of a controversial oil pipeline.
BELLA BELLA, B.C. - Members of a First Nation on British Columbia's central coast say they're angered and dismayed by a federal minister's response to a fuel spill in the area.
Fisheries and Oceans m
The intelligence from Manbij and other sources has led to arrests or broken up plots in 15 countries.
EU leaders remained optimistic that Belgium's federal government could win over recalcitrant French-speaking communities
HONOLULU - The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii was searching Wednesday for a Chinese mariner attempting to set a solo sailing record from San Francisco to Shanghai.
The Maritime Rescue Coordination Center
NEW YORK - A front page of The New York Times from Sept. 12, 2001, showing the burning World Trade Center and autographed by five U.S. presidents sold for $11,000 on Wednesday at an auction of preside
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Ardent Leisure Group, the owner of a theme park where four people were killed on a water ride this week, said the company will speak to the victims' families on Thursday
The IBD/TIPP poll said Trump (41.2%) is trailing by just 0.6 points against Clinton (41.8%)
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - An official says the family of a then 7-year-old who was suspended from school from nibbling his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun has reached a settlement with the school depa
The man told a local news agency he had originally intended to remove the entire star from the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard
Shaky video footage depicted rescue workers sprinting towards the site of the raids
PORTLAND, Ore. - Joseph Tanner was resting his arms on his surf board, his lower body dangling in the water, when something grabbed his right leg and yanked him under the waves.
In an instant, Tanner
Ukraine's National Security Service said yesterday the emails were real
The killings indicate the extremist organization has been gaining adherents in new parts of the country.
The new data shows that Asian immigrants account for 22 percent of U.S. births by foreign women, up from 16 percent in 2010. Fewer Latin American immigrants are having babies in the United States.
Clinton also alleged that Trump has been 'denigrating' America for decades
Daesh militants have executed at least 232 civilians near the Iraqi city of Mosul, the chairman of the Iraqi parliamentary human rights committee said on Wednesday
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawyers want a federal judge to recuse himself from all future proceedings in a racial-profiling case. Attorney Charles Cooper says U.S. Dist
The stops at his properties are raising questions about whether Donald Trump, who has lived by the mantra that “all publicity is good publicity,” is at least partly casting his eye beyond the preside
The International Energy Agency said in its latest report that last year the world's capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources has now overtaken coal, and renewab