Skip to content
11.1 °Cforecast >
Mostly Cloudy

World News

Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack

Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack

NASHVILLE — Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant.
Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron were sitting down Tuesday for private talks covering a lengthy agenda, including the future of the Iran nuclear deal, during the French leader's second day in Washington.
Political foes in Armenia mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

Political foes in Armenia mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia's government and the country's opposition are putting their differences aside Tuesday to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.

Peru orders arrest of two suspects in Canadian man's killing

LIMA, Peru — Peru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who travelled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine, officials said Monday.
After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

WASHINGTON — Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to

Texas man sentenced to 50 years for $1.2M theft of fajitas

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years. Fifty-three-year-old Gilberto Escamilla was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to theft by a public servant.
A tough re-election climate tests the chumminess in Senate

A tough re-election climate tests the chumminess in Senate

WASHINGTON — In Trump's Washington, traditions are frail and civility a novelty. But one custom that is hanging on — tattered and tenuously — is an unwritten rule: Don't work too hard to inflict political harm on your Senate colleagues.
Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein laid aside the stress of one part of his job Monday to put himself in a different kind of pressure cooker: an argument at the Supreme Court.
Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL — Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey. The earthquake struck Samsat village in the province of Adiyaman early Tuesday at 3.34 a.m. local time (0034 GMT). The U.S.
AP Explains: Nicaragua pension changes ignite fiery protests

AP Explains: Nicaragua pension changes ignite fiery protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua has been rocked by a week of protests in which over two dozen people have been killed. The protests quickly spread nationwide, with scenes of massive rock throwing, burning barricades, tear gas and some gunfire.