Republican 2016 Aspirants Gather In Iowa To Battle For Conservative Support
January 24 2015 1:40 AM
Republican presidential aspirants will vie for the support in the state that will hold the country's first nominating contest.
Mystery Attacker Slashing Pelicans' Throats In Florida
January 24 2015 12:56 AM
At least a dozen birds have been found with their throat pouches slashes, which causes them to starve to death.
4 Black Bears Overdosed On Chocolate In New Hamphire
January 23 2015 10:42 PM
Theobromine, a chemical compound in cocoa, triggers heart failure, seizures and vomiting in animals, including black bears.
Denver Teen Sentenced For Trying To Join ISIS
January 23 2015 9:49 PM
Shannon Conley, 19, wanted to become a nurse at an ISIS camp.
Ag Officials Call For Review Of Animal Breeding Program
January 23 2015 9:21 PM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack directed staff to create a new animal welfare plan in the wake of a New York Times investigation.
GOP Considers Ending Filibuster On Supreme Court Nominations
January 23 2015 9:13 PM
The proposal means a simple majority, not 60 votes, would be enough for confirmation.
White House Has 'No Illusions' About Human Rights In Cuba
January 23 2015 7:52 PM
Roberta Jacobson, a senior U.S. diplomat in Havana, doesn't expect the Castro regime to improve human rights soon, even as relations thaw.
Subcommittee Drops 'Civil Rights And Human Rights' From Name
January 23 2015 6:59 PM
A "retreat" on civil rights? John Cornyn is facing criticism for altering the name of the Senate subcommittee he chairs.
Bodycam Video Of Black Man Being Shot To Death In Oklahoma Released
January 23 2015 5:43 PM
A video from a Jan. 17 incident shows a police officer shooting and killing a black man he says pointed a gun at him.
Bush Is Favorite For GOP Nomination, European Oddsmakers Say
January 23 2015 4:53 PM
Many bettors are also putting their money on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who reportedly is inching toward a campaign.
In China, VPN Outages Part Of Bigger Cybersecurity Crackdown
January 23 2015 3:47 PM
China is trying to take the reins in controlling the wild Web by beefing up the Great Firewall.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Text Isn't Secret, Just Restricted: US
January 23 2015 3:42 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman defended the proposed TPP deal against charges of secrecy.
Campaign Cash The Reason For Earlier Conventions In 2016
January 23 2015 2:26 PM
Both Democrats and Republicans say the reason they're moving their nominating conventions up earlier than usual to July is simple — money.
Family Of NJ Man Killed By Cop Tells Sharpton To Butt Out
January 23 2015 1:17 PM
The man's widow said the activist's help was "not needed" and asked a local group to continue its work on the shooting case.
American Indian Groups Release New Ad Ahead Of Super Bowl
January 23 2015 12:36 PM
The name-change campaign is relying on social media buzz to generate publicity, as the ad isn't expected to run during the broadcast of the big game.
Phoenix Legalizes Public Drinking For Super Bowl
January 23 2015 11:40 AM
Beginning Tuesday, streets will be blocked, and revelers can start drinking on streets and sidewalks.
Blackstone CEO Says More Money Won't Improve Public Education
January 23 2015 10:45 AM
The U.S. private equity investor also called for unpaid labor at public schools.
Saudi King's Death Won't Change Oil Policies, Experts Say
January 23 2015 10:26 AM
Though global prices jumped on the news of Abdullah's death, experts expect a smooth transition and no big policy changes.
5 Fast Facts About The Shooting Of 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle
January 23 2015 9:46 AM
Eddie Ray Routh will stand trail next month for the 2013 killing of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
Cuban Dissidents Face Beatings, Arbitrary Arrests
January 23 2015 9:25 AM
All media outlets in Cuba are tightly controlled by the government, which inhibits access to outside information.