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Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

Published Aug. 27 2016
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Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be...

Ex-hostages say American stayed brave amid torture in Syria

Published Aug. 27 2016
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Former hostages say an Arizona woman slain by Islamic State militants remained steadfast in her Christian faith and stood up...

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

Published Aug. 27 2016
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a...

Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community

Published Aug. 27 2016
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In the poverty-stricken Mississippi county where two nuns were slain, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if...

Transgender plaintiffs get narrow win on injunction request

Published Aug. 27 2016
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A judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity...

Judge won't block California's strict child vaccination law

Published Aug. 27 2016
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A federal judge will not immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one...

Defense attorneys clash with prison over recorded meetings

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning their meetings with...

Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti

Published Aug. 26 2016
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A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now...

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

Published Aug. 26 2016
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The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the...

Goodbye, herring? Biotech bait gives lobstermen alternative

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Lobster and crab fishermen have baited traps with dead herring for generations, but an effort to find a synthetic substitute...

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

Published Aug. 26 2016
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The White House said President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's...

Public pool proposal makes waves on Connecticut "Gold Coast"

Published Aug. 26 2016
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In a neighborhood that includes multimillion-dollar waterfront homes on Connecticut's "Gold Coast," the latest plan to build the first public...

Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

Published Aug. 26 2016
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A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole...

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth with station science, gear

Published Aug. 26 2016
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A SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Friday with scientific gifts from the International Space Station.

DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Federal prosecutors say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq...

Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make...

Yellowstone tourists see smoke, detour but still the sights

Published Aug. 26 2016
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Popular areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks were welcoming tourists Thursday for the 100th anniversary of the National...

Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument

Published Aug. 26 2016
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The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of...

Several tornadoes likely hit Indiana, Ohio; no bad injuries

Published Aug. 26 2016
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In a central Indiana city where trees were sheared off at their stumps by one of several tornadoes in the...

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about...

Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic...

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Published Aug. 25 2016
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Global messaging service WhatsApp said it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.

Nonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayers

Published Aug. 25 2016
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A group of people who don't believe in God filed a federal lawsuit Thursday that seeks to change how prayers...