More News Articles

  • A look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the in Gaza Strip. The incident could lead to an...

  • House GOP weighs tough new immigration bills

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as kids and could address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet President Barack Obama said...

  • Illinois patients continue nursing home care waits

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois changed its law last year to streamline decision-making on state-paid nursing home care, but an audit has found that a backlog remains. Auditor General William Holland found in a review that of 4,226 people waiting as of July to see if Medicaid will...

  • Lost Canadian sailboat found off Washington coast

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a sailboat that was reported missing July 11 off of British Columbia was found capsized Thursday about five miles northwest of Ocean Shores. There was no sign of 69-year-old Paul Clark, who sailed alone out of Prince Rupert, British...

  • Pa. senator: Colo. trip included using marijuana

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator said Friday he used marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to observe the state's legal marijuana industry in action. Sen. Daylin Leach, a leading proponent of legalized marijuana in the Legislature, said he took...

  • Hickenlooper announces more aid for flood recovery

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper says $12 million in grants will help repair 16 community water and wastewater systems affected by the September floods. Hickenlooper's office announced Friday that the grants will fund planning, design and construction or improvement of systems...

  • Health officials: Ebola risk in Minnesota very low

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say the risk of Ebola spreading to Minnesota is very low. U.S. health officials are warning against traveling to three West African nations — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leona — where a deadly Ebola outbreak is ongoing. But the Minnesota...

  • Tunisia closes borders with Libya after violence

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RAS AJDIR, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia closed its main border crossing with Libya on Friday after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals, fleeing militias' fighting and violence in Libya, tried to break through the passage, the Tunisian news agency said. It was the second...

  • Remains of Air Algerie crash victims now in Paris

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — France's foreign and transport ministries say the first traces of passenger remains from the site where the Air Algerie plane went down in Mali last month have been brought to Paris for identification. A statement said the first "organic and biological elements" collected...

  • Iran opens first state-run alcohol rehab center

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has opened the country's first, state-run rehab and treatment center for alcoholism, an Iranian semi-official news agency reported on Friday. According to the report by ISNA, the center was inaugurated at the Tehran University's Medical School. One of the...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
1
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
AUG
8
AUG
9
AUG
10
AUG
11
AUG
12
AUG
13
AUG
14
Advertisement