posted: 09/01/2015 5:11 a.m.
Perhaps overshadowed by the Nicki Minaj-Miley Cyrus feud, Kanye West tried to become the take-home story of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards by announcing that he will seek the nation’s highest office six years from now.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:07 a.m.
Experts in government secrecy law said they see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Rodham Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:06 a.m.
President Barack Obama's administration made an urgent appeal Monday for global commitments to address climate change, cautioning at an international conference in Alaska that the consequences that have hit the Arctic will soon engulf the world unless more is done to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:05 a.m.
A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:38 a.m.
Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.
posted: 09/01/2015 2:10 a.m.
Reveille IX, a female collie, is the mascot of Texas A&M University. Because of incorrect information from The Associated Press, the wrong Roman numerals were used in the dog's name in a photo caption published Sunday.
posted: 08/31/2015 5:05 a.m.
President Barack Obama's administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government's cybertheft of valuable U.S. trade secrets.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:54 a.m.
Nabih Berri, Lebanon’s Parliament speaker, vowed to hold high-level talks to try to end political gridlock that has been a target of anti-government protests since the government closed a major landfill without opening an alternative, causing garbage to pile up in Beirut, the capital.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:51 a.m.
Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name synonymous with horror, has died. He was 76.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:50 a.m.
The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:34 a.m.
In a town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:33 a.m.
The mayor of Milwaukee has proposed that all street police officers wear body cameras by the end of 2016, Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday.
posted: 08/31/2015 4:32 a.m.
A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group.
posted: 08/31/2015 3:50 a.m.
Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82.
posted: 08/30/2015 5:53 a.m.
As church bells rang to mark a decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, an 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue.