Photo gallery of embassy closures
WASHINGTON (AP) — The weekend closure of nearly two dozen U.S. diplomatic posts in the Muslim world resulted from… More »
Photo gallery of embassy closures
Twitter is handing down new rules to control abusive language, the company said Saturday, a move which follows a barrage of nasty, harassing, and threatening messages directed at high-profile female users of the microblogging site.
A Washington state panel on Friday prohibited the recreational hunting of giant Pacific octopuses at seven popular scuba diving sites in the Puget Sound region, following an outcry when a man was spotted killing one of the elusive creatures.
Oceanic Time Warner Cable has blacked out Showtime, The Movie Channel (TMC), Flix, and the Smithsonian Channel in a retransmission dispute between Time Warner… More »
The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel alert.
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks,… More »
The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close 21 embassies and consulates this weekend in the Muslim world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating a childhood friend to represent the U.S. at the United Nations office and other international organizations… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special delivery from the post office — beer, wine and spirits, if Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has his way.
In an… More »
Defying the United States, Russia granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum on Thursday, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he has been holed up for weeks in hopes of evading espionage charges back home.
An Ohio man convicted of imprisoning three women in his house and raping them repeatedly for a decade blamed his actions on a sex addiction and said he was “not a monster” as he was sentenced Thursday to life without parole plus 1,000 years.
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — In a split decision, U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted Tuesday of aiding the enemy — the most… More »
Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in the islands. His plane landed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam at about 12:45 p.m. Saturday.
A bus carrying teenagers returning home from a church camp in Michigan crashed Saturday afternoon about a mile from its destination, killing three people and sending 26 others to hospitals, officials said.
The Lincoln Memorial was temporarily closed Friday after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow’s airport a month ago, aims to stay in Russia for the near future and learn the country’s culture and language, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Officials say the front landing gear of a plane arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport collapsed as the aircraft touched down on the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane landed safely.
George Zimmerman helped rescue four people from an overturned vehicle last week, just days after he was cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, officials said Monday.
New information regarding the limousine fire that killed five women on the San Mateo Bridge in Northern California in May.
Noriko Uno was afraid of driving fast, often avoiding the freeway and taking the same route every day from her Upland home to and from her family’s sushi restaurant. She had put only 10,000 miles on her 2006 Camry in about four years.
The Transpacific Yacht Race from California to Hawaii is one of the most prestigious yacht races in the world.
The race is held every… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — “Glee” executive producer Ryan Murphy is planning a tribute episode to honor the series’ deceased star, Cory Monteith.
In remarks… More »
A teenager survived the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco only to be struck and killed by a fire vehicle rushing to fight a blaze that broke out on the plane, authorities said on Friday.