Former head of National Intelligence Agency, accused of disappearances and killings under former president, in custody
At a Security Council meeting Tuesday, Western diplomats called Russia the biggest destabilizing force in Europe because of its incursion into Ukraine while some Central European countries contended t
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive in town for a
In Nairobi, head of Turkish parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee speaks of tackling terrorism and boosting trade
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Two police officers in Oregon responding to a 911 call shot and killed a man standing on a roof in a residential area Tuesday, police said. The officers opened fire after the m
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob a
DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Talen Energy is pushing Montana lawmakers for a tax break worth millions to keep two units of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant open, with one Republican leader saying Tuesday
JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi House has rejected an effort to punish universities for not flying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem.
All eight of the state's pu
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed
Eastern Airlines Flight 980 crashed into a mountain in Bolivia in 1985. Dan Futrell and Isaac Stoner spent an unusual holiday trying to work out why.
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region.
PARIS (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive poli
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
HARARE — US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's controversial president, who says the policy resonates with his own
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The head of the OSCE said on Tuesday that a ceasefire in Ukraine was not looking "too good" and confirmation of the agreed removal of heavy artillery would have to wait unti
REGINA - A Saskatchewan teacher has been reprimanded for throwing a white board marker at a student, hitting her above her right eye.
The Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board held a di
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police have arrested a third person in the theft of a truckload of diapers worth about $90,000. Rodney Dalzon was ordered held without bail after an arraignment o
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic posthumously awarded the Order of the Serbian Flag of the First Degree to Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin for his assistance to Serbia in the United Nations
WASHINGTON - The heads of two congressional committees said Tuesday they want the Department of Veterans Affairs to better explain its efforts to stem drug theft and loss in light of rising cases of m
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at four memorials in Washington.
U.S. Park Police officials said Tuesday that messages written in permanent marker were discovered
HONOLULU - A man who taught English at a well-known chain of foreign language schools in Japan pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding his students out of more than $230,000.
As part of a plea deal with
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by telephone with China's top diplomat on Tuesday and affirmed the importance of a constructive U.S.-China relationship, and the two
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Vandals have defaced a giant cross overlooking a Connecticut city from the site of the former Holy Land theme park. Several green pentagrams and a large letter T were spray-pa
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana lawmaker, who in 2007 supported giving $4 million in state money to the Montana Meth Project, has denied federal charges that say he possessed and sold just ov
LOS ANGELES - A man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism.
An attorney for James Otis says he pleaded no contest
HOUSTON - No one was found injured and there was no evidence that a shooting happened amid reports of gunfire Tuesday inside a hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, authorities said.
Over Moscow decision to recognise passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Park Service is trying to figure out who unfurled a giant banner at the Statue of Liberty saying “Refugees Welcome.” Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis says
PORTLAND, Ore. - The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand against the government
A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida say they will seek the death penalty only for the ringleader in the machete slaying of a vocational school student. The Miami Herald (https://goo.gl/fImhS1 ) repor
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma attorney general's office says it has complied with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt's communicati
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Repub