General News

The Latest: Execution for 'Tourniquet Killer' halted for now

Oct 18, 2017

Judge halts the scheduled execution of a man known as the Houston area's 'Tourniquet Killer'

Dogs test positive for drugs in Alaska's Iditarod

Oct 18, 2017

For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved

Venezuela opposition governors boycott swearing in ceremony

Oct 18, 2017

Venezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday for governors held by the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly following disputed elections largely won by ruling party candidates

Sao Paulo schools to augment meals with processed pellets

Oct 18, 2017

Brazil's biggest city will begin augmenting meals for children with pellets made of reprocessed food items that were close to expiration

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next year

Oct 18, 2017

Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, will retire in early 2018; led company through financial crisis and 9/11 attacks

Man makes guilty plea in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

Oct 18, 2017

A defendant has pleading guilty to a misdemeanor criminal charge in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines

The Latest: Office shooting suspect has long criminal record

Oct 18, 2017

The suspect in a Maryland office shooting that left three people dead has an extensive criminal history in neighboring Delaware

Trump EPA nominees on hold amid dispute over biofuel mandate

Oct 18, 2017

A Senate committee has delayed consideration of four of President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the EPA amid opposition to the administration's proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel

Karen Pence: 'All of us could benefit from art therapy'

Oct 18, 2017

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, says art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she'll highlight during the Trump administration

US urges UN to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran

Oct 18, 2017

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt the Trump administration's comprehensive approach to Iran and address all aspects of what she calls its "destructive conduct" _ not just the 2015 nuclear deal

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