Obama announces new sexual assault awareness campaign

Updated 2 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- The White House says one in five women will be the victim of a sexual assault while on the campus of America's colleges and universities.President Obama and Vice Presid..
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Foreign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda

Updated 4 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining t..
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Police: American suspect confesses in Bali killing

Updated 4 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

BALI, Indonesia- An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend's mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island, and the girlfriend has acknowledged helping him ..
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2 cases of severe respiratory illness confirmed

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SEATTLE- Seattle Children's Hospital says two children have tested positive for a severe respiratory illness.    The hospital said Friday the children who contracted..
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Jury delivers verdict in salmonella trial

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ALBANY, Ga.- A seven-week trial ended Friday with a federal jury convicting three people in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundred..
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More than 700 exposed to TB by hospital worker

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

EL PASO, Texas- Public health officials say more than 700 people at an El Paso hospital, including a number of infants, have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected wi..
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Police: Airport lockdown followed drug shooting

Updated 7 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TEMPE, Ariz.- Police in Arizona say an attempted drug transaction was behind a shooting that led to a three-hour lockdown of the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor Internationa..
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Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LONDON- The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom.    Prime Minister David Cameron ..
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Biden: Young men need to stand against violence

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- Vice President Joe Biden says it is time for young men to "stand up" against domestic violence.    Biden is speaking to the Democratic National Committee..
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FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year

Updated 8 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business.    New pro..
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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone- The Western African nation of Sierra Leone is taking drastic steps to try to slow the spread of the Ebola virus. Starting at midnight tonight, there will be..
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Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wife

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Janna Rowell

SALT LAKE CITY- A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced in the case that became a true-cr..
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Search to resume for Texas deputy missing in flood

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Janna Rowell

AUSTIN, Texas- A search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy is set to resume Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed ..
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Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to resume

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

SYDNEY- Search crews will resume the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the end of the month, and will begin the search in an area farther south than initially planne..
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Suspect in PA trooper ambush on FBI Most Wanted List

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

CANADENSIS, Pa.- Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authoritie..
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Scotland to keep 307-year union with UK, rejects independenc

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

EDINBURGH, Scotland- With most votes counted in Scotland's historic independence referendum, results show those in favor of keeping the 307-year union with England are on the edge ..
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Learning about new computers could help in the future

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies - and even hire some of them to work at his social-media ..
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Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants on Thursd..
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White House announces new job program for veterans

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- The White House announced a new job training program to help veterans and improve the environment. The U.S. will train at least 50,000 veterans to install solar panels...
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Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAMINO, Calif.- A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, au..
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