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Obama-Netanyahu history long strained

updated: 02/28/2015 8:34 p.m. Comments 2

WASHINGTON -- For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies.

Remedying wrongs or erasing history?

posted: 03/01/2015 3:55 a.m. Discuss

GREENWOOD, S.C. -- It was a noble gesture intended to salve the wounds of this former mill town's segregated past.

U.S. seeks to deport 150 Bosnians

updated: 02/28/2015 7:06 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Immigration officials are moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians living in the United States who they believe took part in war crimes and "ethnic cleansing" during the bitter conflict that raged in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Oregon bill to limit vaccine exemptions

updated: 02/28/2015 7:03 p.m. Discuss

SALEM, Ore. -- Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn't like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized.

Justice agency candidates, outside allies on notice

updated: 02/28/2015 7:25 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department is stepping up scrutiny of the increasingly cozy ties between candidates and their outside allies, a move that some say could jolt the freewheeling campaign-finance atmosphere ahead of the 2016 elections.

Health-form errors create tax headaches

updated: 02/28/2015 6:55 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- There's an added hassle this tax-filing season for nearly 1 million people who got financial help with health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's health care law. The government sent out erroneous information on forms they need to complete their 2014 tax returns.

New England winter chills churchgoers

updated: 02/28/2015 8:07 p.m. Discuss

BOSTON -- Religious leaders in snowbound New England are beginning to ask themselves how on earth their houses of worship will make ends meet after all these acts of God.

Divestment bid targets colleges

posted: 03/01/2015 3:45 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students wore keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while another sat draped in the Israeli flag.

Study exonerates rats, implicates gerbils as carriers of Black Death

posted: 03/01/2015 3:44 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- After nearly eight centuries of accusations for spreading the bubonic plague, scientists say they have compelling evidence to exonerate the much-maligned black rat. In the process, they've identified a new culprit: gerbils.

Washington News in Brief: Rutledge: EPA scope unlawful

updated: 02/28/2015 9:48 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about how air and water regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency would affect Arkansans financially.

Club helps convicts transcend pasts, rewrite lives

posted: 03/01/2015 3:41 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Robert Barksdale steps in front of the students in an English class at Eastern High School, searching for some semblance of redemption.

The nation in brief

updated: 02/28/2015 5:52 p.m. Discuss

Marathon bombing case stays in Boston

Tv news shows

updated: 02/28/2015 7:24 p.m. Discuss

Lineup of guests for today's TV news shows:

Powerball

posted: 03/01/2015 3:33 a.m. Discuss

Powerball

In the news

updated: 02/28/2015 10:14 p.m. Discuss

Michelle Bachelet, the president of Chile, visited and took pictures with 14-year-old Valentina Maureira in a Santiago hospital after the teen posted a video on YouTube lobbying Bachelet to allow doctors to euthanize her because she is tired of struggling with cystic fibrosis.

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