Official: FBI backs CIA conclusion on Russian hacking motive

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:02

WASHINGTON - The FBI is supporting the CIA's conclusion that Russia interfered in the presidential election with the goal of supporting Republican candidate Donald Trump.

Aleppo cease-fire collapses, threatening evacuation plans

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 09:27
BEIRUT - A cease-fire deal between rebels and the Syrian government in the city of Aleppo effectively collapsed on Wednesday, with fighter jets resuming deadly air raids over the opposition's densely crowded enclave in the east of the city.

Uber self-driving cars hit the streets of San Francisco

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 09:26
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco - a move likely to excite the city's tech-savvy population and certain to antagonize California regulators.

Police: Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief strikes again

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 09:24
ATLANTA - An 86-year-old jewel thief who has kept jewelry sellers on their toes since the 1970s has struck again, police say - this time by slipping a $2,000 diamond necklace into her pocket.

Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:48
BISMARCK, N.D. - For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it's time to leave their camp and go home.

Investigators eye fridge, electrical system in Oakland fire

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:47

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:46
BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK - A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S.

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:41

Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has died in Ohio. He was 95. Glenn became a national hero in 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the Earth.

Thousands attend Pearl Harbor anniversary ceremony

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:29

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Thousands of people gathered at Pearl Harbor on Wednesday for a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II and left more than 2,300 service people dead.

'Cancel It!' Trump says new Air Force One cost ridiculous

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 09:04
NEW YORK - The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he's ready to jump in and start making decisions six weeks before his inauguration.


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