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World's oldest person turns 117 years old

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 06:09

Italy's Emma Morano is believed to be the last surviving person in the world born in the 1800s.


Former Senate leader on Trump foreign policy

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 06:00

He declines to say whom he'd prefer for secretary of state, but George Mitchell does offer a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Arrests in nationwide 'Fight for $15' protests

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 05:28
Fast-food and airport workers stage their first large-scale push to raise wages since Donald Trump's election.

Who should be America's next tech czar?

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 04:52

Yahoo Finance assembles a short list of possible replacements for Megan Smith as the U.S. chief technology officer.


New banknote has some Brits steaming mad

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 02:55

Vegetarians are outraged that the Bank of England's new plastic £5 note contains an animal product.


Plane carrying soccer team crashes in Colombia

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 22:25

An aircraft with at least 72 people on board, including members of a Brazilian soccer team, has crashed near Medellin, Colombia.


South Korean president offers to resign

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 21:11

President Park Geun-hye asks parliament to find a way for her to step down amid an influence-peddling scandal.


Trump to tap Obamacare critic for health post

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 19:38

Georgia Rep. Tom Price is the president-elect's choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a source says.


Governor orders pipeline protesters expelled

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 18:18

North Dakota's Jack Dalrymple says the "emergency evacuation" is necessary to protect demonstrators from harsh winter weather.


Praise for OSU cop who killed attacker

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:54

Officer Alan Horujko's extremely quick response to an assault that left 11 people injured saved lives, officials say.


Paper reported OSU suspect's fear as a Muslim

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 13:45

Abdul Artan told an Ohio State student newspaper he was "kind of scared" to be seen reciting Muslim prayers in public.


Lame-duck Congress sets stage for Trump

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:49

In their last session under President Obama, lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for legislation to keep the government running.


Trump team's mangled message on Cabinet pick

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:40

An aide's negative remarks about Mitt Romney's possible nomination for secretary of state precipitates a melodrama.


Self-representation odd, not unprecedented

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:44

Dylann Roof's request to act as his own attorney in his death penalty trial surprised many.


Trump aide recycles 'voter fraud' claims

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:10

Jason Miller urges the media to focus on voter fraud and voting by illegal immigrants rather than on a "nonsensical" vote recount.


Why Trump's plan for saving jobs may backfire

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:45

Interfering with the production costs of U.S. manufacturers could destroy the very positions he's trying to save.


Online dictionary reveals word of the year

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:22

Dictionary.com's word, which didn't enter the English language until the late 1800s, reflects a growing fear of "otherness."


Is he the next member of Trump's Cabinet?

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:09

Sheriff David Clarke, a vocal opponent of Black Lives Matter, is in the running to lead the Department of Homeland Security.


U.S. airlines start direct flights to Havana

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:18

The first commercial flight from the United States to Havana landed on Monday as the island begins memorials for Fidel Castro.


Delta CEO denounces rowdy pro-Trump passenger

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:18

"Now more than ever we must require civility on our planes," writes the airline's chief in a public memo.


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