General News

US-flagged yacht involved in collision in Volvo Ocean Race

Jan 19, 2018

Volvo Ocean Race officials say American-flagged Vestas 11th Hour Racing has collided with another vessel about 30 nautical miles short of the finish line of Leg 4. Race officials say the crew was reported to be safe, with limited damage to the boat

The Latest: Cell carriers may omit phones from alert system

Jan 19, 2018

The Hawaii adjutant general says he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide

The Latest: Timeline offers look at Vegas shooter's moves

Jan 19, 2018

An 81-page police report made public Friday offers a glimpse at Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's internet searches and a timeline of his activities ahead of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

Jan 19, 2018

From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future

The Latest: Man accused in 9 killings had bleak upbringing

Jan 19, 2018

Court records paint a bleak picture of the upbringing of a man accused of fatally shooting nine people in metro Phoenix

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

Jan 19, 2018

Las Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics and concert site before attack

Central Indiana woman pleads guilty to killing her children

Jan 19, 2018

A central Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the fatal stabbings of her young children after her husband filed for divorce.WISH-TV reports 31-year-old Brandi Worley's plea agreement was accepted Friday in Montgomery Circuit Court

Egypt's el-Sissi says he will run for a second term

Jan 19, 2018

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has announced he will run for a second, four-year term in elections due in March

Battle lines already forming for Menendez corruption retrial

Jan 19, 2018

The announcement that the government plans to retry Sen. Bob Menendez has immediately raised several legal issues

The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher

Jan 19, 2018

Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn has been given an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations that he engaged in improper "frat-boy" behavior while working for other companies

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