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Senate panel advances global disabilities pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world. but full ratification still appea…

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FAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel prohibited for 24 hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — FAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel prohibited for 24 hours.

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After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday f…

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Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

HOUSTON (AP) — A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago is facing a new charge in Houston — th…

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Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by…

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US to present intelligence data on plane crash

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known abo…

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Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease has urged Congress to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow mine…

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Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that…

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UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will l…

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Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling b…

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Purple Heart sent to girl stabbed 19 times

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times, allegedly by classmates trying to please a fictional online character, has received…

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Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illega…

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Obama pledges justice in visit to Dutch embassy

Obama pledges justice in visit to Dutch embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Americans were heartbroken by the loss of so many citizens of the Netherlands in the downed Mala…

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Police say principal caught taking drugs to prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security up…

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Va. governor won't appeal school takeover ruling

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he won't appeal a judge's ruling that overturned a law allowing the state to take over chronica…

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Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperil…

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Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city's Museum of History and Industry.

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Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-clutt…

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White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major…

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UN chief Ban hopes and believes diplomatic talks will end Gaza fighting in "very near future"

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN chief Ban hopes and believes diplomatic talks will end Gaza fighting in "very near future"

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