posted: 07/27/2014 11:13 a.m.
Outside the Traveler’s game Saturday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, people were being encouraged to text and drive, as long as they were willing to face the consequences.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:35 a.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas on Sunday agreed to observe a 24-hour truce in Gaza after initially rejecting a similar Israeli offer, as fighting resumed and the two sides wrangled over the terms of a lull that international diplomats had hoped could be expanded into a more sustainable truce.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:34 a.m.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:33 a.m.
WASHINGTON — If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:32 a.m.
MONROVIA, Liberia — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:31 a.m.
GENOA, Italy — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:30 a.m.
BAMAKO, Mali — A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in northern Mali will be transferred to France for analysis.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:28 a.m.
BOONE, N.C. — A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:27 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:26 a.m.
PHILADELPHIA — A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:25 a.m.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. — Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:24 a.m.
NEW YORK — A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
posted: 07/27/2014 10:05 a.m.
NEW YORK — The widow of a New York City man who died this month in a videotaped confrontation with New York City police demanded justice on Saturday, saying the victim wasn't asking for trouble.
posted: 07/27/2014 5:36 a.m.
Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza fighting.
posted: 07/27/2014 5:31 a.m.
The State Department on Saturday evacuated all U.S. personnel from its embassy in Libya after clashes among rival militias in the capital intensified in recent days in the vicinity of the diplomatic mission, officials said.