House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a ..
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Japanese bank to pay US $315M in laundering case

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York regulators say Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ will pay $315 million and two of its employees will be sanctioned for misleading the state about bank trans..
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Report: Federal gov't health websites come up short

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON (AP) - With many seniors facing high medical bills, a congressional investigation has found that federal government websites meant to give Medicare patients basic consum..
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4 Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

JERUSALEM (AP) - Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with meat cleavers and a gun, and killing four people before they w..
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Police: Small plane crashes into Chicago home

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say a small plane has crashed into a home on the city's southwest side.    Police spokesman Ron Gaines says the single-engine plane cra..
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Utah man flew 242 pounds of pot to East Coast

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Utah man faces five to 40 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Monday to flying 242 pounds of marijuana from northern California, which was intercepted..
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FCC chair wants fee hike to expand Internet access

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. should spend $1.5 billion more a year to make sure every child has access to high-speed Internet connections at school, the head of the Federal Communica..
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US pension insurer ran record $62B deficit in 2014

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans saw its deficit nearly double in the latest fiscal year. The agency said the worsening fin..
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Pope Francis confirms trip to the United States

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A pontiff who has long championed humble acts - sneaking off to break bread with the homeless as an archbishop and washing the feet of young prisoners early in ..
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Surgeon with Ebola dies at Nebraska hospital

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Sam Mount

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the faci..
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DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

(New York, NY) - Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former pla..
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Graphic ISIS video claims US aid worker beheaded

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

BEIRUT (AP) - The Islamic State group released a graphic video on Sunday in which a black-clad militant claimed to have beheaded U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, who was captured last..
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IG: Improper disability claims cost taxpayers $2B

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn't qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billion over ..
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Keeping your health law plan may mean premium hike

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to anot..
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Dallas-area teacher fired over racial tweets

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DUNCANVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area school board fired a teacher Friday who posted racially charged tweets about the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police off..
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US to pledge $3B to help poor nations with warming

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is giving $3 billion to a United Nations fund to help poorer vulnerable countries prepare for a changing climate and develop cleaner energy.&nbs..
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Suspect in student kidnapping pleads not guilty

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - The man accused of abducting a University of Virginia student who was found dead last month pleaded not guilty Friday in on an unrelated sexual assault charge.&..
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Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.    Appeals being filed Fri..
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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra L..
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For House, 9th pipeline bill may be the charm

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.  ..
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