LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-wi
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsor
The slump in oil prices deepened Monday, pulling down the price of U.S. crude to the lowest level in more than four months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is targeting 11 companies and individuals suspected of providing energy products the Syrian government of Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) is using in the co
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satell
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter incre
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked Monday on securities fraud charges accusing him of misleading investors in a tech startup, including a state lawmaker, before he too
NEW YORK (AP) — Next week marks the end of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from NBC News for exaggerating his role in news stories, but he isn't expected back on the air in his new job at MSNBC f
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities have charged Russian oil producer Lukoil with complicity in money laundering worth 1.77 billion euros ($1.95 billion).
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a pot
ASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A teenage Special Olympics athlete vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Norther
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate chan
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Armed men staged an attack on an army post in a northern Mali village early Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers, a resident said.
TORONTO (AP) — The Royals and Blue Jays have moved on: After an exchange of hit batters, they're now trading barbs on Twitter.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The confirmed death of the Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has weakened the movement, giving Kabul an opportunity to step up the battle against the insurgency
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and