WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat… More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An animal training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs.
The University… More »
BOSTON (AP) — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its… More »
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government’s pursuit of a “more moderate course,” saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signaled a willingness to directly engage Iran’s leaders, tasking Secretary of State John Kerry with pursuing that diplomacy with Tehran.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need… More »
If Democrats and Republicans don’t come to an agreement by Oct. 1 on how the U.S. should pay its bills, the federal government will shut down. On Monday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard talked about the possible impacts the shutdown could have in Hawaii.
BEMUS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting as patriots but also individuals — one with a… More »
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Some of surfing’s biggest names aren’t just catching waves. They’re also talking about making them.
Surf parks — massive… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of… More »
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox were one win away from clinching a playoff berth, and Fenway Park was packed with its biggest… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans’ ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson’s vision of a Great Society… More »
CHICAGO (AP) — Thirteen people have been shot at a park on Chicago’s southwest side, including a 3-year-old boy who was in critical condition…. More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s the truth about a government “shutdown.” The government doesn’t shut down.
So the world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington… More »
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church’s moral structure might “fall like a house of cards” if it doesn’t… More »
OKUMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the operator of the country’s crippled nuclear power plant on Thursday to scrap all… More »
DENVER (AP) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the Japanese prefecture that is home to the nuclear power plant crippled in the March 2011… More »
TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co. is recalling 318,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. and 63,400 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles in several nations for… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The music and movie industries are sounding the alarm again on online piracy, saying illegal downloads are on the rise and… More »
NARAHA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will take a firsthand look at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Thursday, aiming… More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Clicking “Like” on Facebook is constitutionally protected free speech and can be considered the 21st century-equivalent of a campaign yard… More »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marine scientists looking for new ways to reduce the number of whales struck and killed off California’s coast by massive… More »