Europe faces a new tidal wave of refugees, EU leaders say Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:08

The European Union has just six to eight weeks to get a grip on the crisis, leaders said.


3 killed as Somali extremists attack restaurant Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:55

A suicide car bomber rammed the gates of a restaurant near a beach in the capital and then gunmen fought their way into the building.


Harvard report: Refocus the admissions process Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:50

Harvard wants colleges and students to chill out.


Bernie Sanders' new Simon & Garfunkel ad sparks diversity questions Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:31

Sanders trails Clinton among people of color, and this new ad is getting attention.


Vladimir Putin blames Lenin for Soviet collapse Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:30

He says Bolshevik leader's ideas planted an 'atomic bomb' under Russia


McCain's wins offer 'blueprint' to GOP underdogs in New Hampshire Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:21

Two-time New Hampshire winner inspires GOP underdogs.


Dad sentenced in case of boy found in Detroit basement Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:18

Father pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child abuse and was given probation.


Report cites wasted Pentagon money in Afghanistan Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:53

The special inspector general for Afghanistan cites failed program to raise goats to produce cashmere


Sarah Palin: Arrested son was 'hardened' by war Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:44

Former Alaska governor links Track's domestic violence case to PTSD


Steven Avery, Brendan Dassey evidence remains in storage Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:32

Evidence from the 2007 homicide trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey remains in storage in Manitowoc and Calumet counties in Wisconsin ...


The 5 best throwback Palin-isms from her Donald Trump endorsement Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:24

From "drill, baby, drill" to "pussy footing" and "going rogue," it was all there.


Washington dysfunction and the rise of Trump Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 20:20

Two ex-Senate leaders warn polarization threatens America's ability to address its problems.


Trump gives N.Y. county a new tie to presidential politics Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:59

The presidential hopeful joins history of Dutchess County political connections.


Pro skier describes being knocked unconscious, buried in avalanche Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:43

JT Holmes said his group acted, “efficiently, even surgically,” during the rescue.


NYC horse deal draws pushback Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:17

Interest groups are pushing back against New York's proposed agreement that would limit its iconic horse-drawn carriages to Central Park.


Indiana man trying to rescue dogs dies in icy pond, police say Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:16

An Indiana man appeared to be trying to save his dogs when he fell through ice and died Tuesday in Johnson County, police said.


Solar Impulse pilots: Solar-powered drones on the horizon Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:12

Solar technology that powered a plane on a record-breaking flight could revolutionize pilotless aircraft.


Attorney General Lynch defends Obama's gun policies Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:04

Father of 7-year-old shooting victim urged Congress to help Obama reduce gun violence.


Researchers find evidence of ninth planet in solar system Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:49

Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet.


95-year-old to be tried on Auschwitz murder allegations Top Stories - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:46

A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic will go on trial in February for crimes he allegedly committed during World War II.