Calmer winds help Washington firefighters battle wildfire

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Calmer winds and cooler temperatures are helping firefighters battle wildfire that's charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest i..
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VA nominee Robert McDonald to go before senate committee

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee today as Congress considers ..
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Father of New Mexico teens: we were homeless ourselves

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The father of two New Mexico teens accused of beating to death two homeless men says he and his family were once homeless themselves, and he says he has no..
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Number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border decreases

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.    White House press secretary Josh Earnest ..
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Secretary Kerry to meet with leaders on Middle East crisis

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

CAIRO (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet today with top Egyptian and Arab League officials in a U.S. push for international support for a cease-fire between Israel and..
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Pro-Russian rebels release train with victims' bodies

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have given in to international pressures and have released a train packed with the bodies of some of the 298 people ki..
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Ortiz passes Yastrzemski on home run list

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

TORONTO (AP) - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart.    One inning after matching Yastrzemski wit..
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Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hama..
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Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALTIMORE (AP) - A "rogue" gynecologist's secret use of tiny cameras to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs has led to a $190 million settlement with s..
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Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was sh..
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Two people injured in Wisconsin after train derailment

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

SLINGER, Wis. (AP) - A fire official says two people are injured and several thousand gallons of diesel fuel have spilled after a train derailment in a small Wisconsin village.&nbs..
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Dutch tell rebels: Train full of bodies must leave

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) - Dutch forensic investigators told armed separatists guarding train cars full of bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet that the train must be allowed ..
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Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Egypt

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East to push for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.    Kerry leaves Monday for Egyp..
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Prayers across Netherlands for Ukraine crash dead

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Worshippers at church services across the Netherlands on Sunday prayed for the victims of the Ukraine air disaster and their next of kin, as anger bui..
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Thousands flee major battle in Gaza

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Escalating their ground offensive, Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Gaza City on Sunda..
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Israeli troops battle Hamas, uncover Gaza tunnels

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli troops uncovered more than a dozen cross-border tunnels and battled Gaza militants on the second day of an open-ended ground operation Saturday..
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Fla. health dept. concerned about immigrant kids

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MIAMI (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration expressed concern in a letter Friday about reports that the federal government planned to send unaccompanied immigrant childre..
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Obama: downed jet an 'outrage of unspeakable proportion'

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Amanda Hall

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia..
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Kia recalls nearly 52,000 Souls to fix steering

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Robin Wolf

Kia is recalling nearly 52,000 Soul small SUVs to fix a problem that can cause steering failure.    The recall covers vehicles from the 2014 model year built from Ju..
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AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama a..
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