November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Nation/World

‘We still need to eat’

Tech boom creates working homeless

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on the street. More...

Spacey cut from film amid another sexual misconduct allegation

BOSTON Kevin Spacey was cut from a soon-to-be-released Ridley Scott film as sexual misconduct allegations continued to mount against the “House of Cards” star on Wednesday. More...

Pence attends vigil for victims of church shooting

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas   Vice President Mike Pence joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott at a memorial service for the victims of Sunday’s massacre at a small-town Texas church.  More...

United Nations, aid groups warn of ‘starvation and death’ in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen The United Nations and more than 20 aid groups said Thursday that the Saudi-led coalition’s tightening of a blockade on war-torn Yemen could bring millions of people closer to “starvation and death.” More...

Trump, Xi present united front

BEIJING   President Donald Trump sought to present a united front with Chinese President Xi Jinping following two days of meetings today, despite lingering differences over trade and North Korea.  More...

Astronaut Richard Gordon dies at 88

WASHINGTON   Apollo 12 astronaut Richard “Dick” F. Gordon Jr., one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn’t land there, has died, NASA said. He was 88.  More...

Snapchat and Twitter adopting new looks

SAN FRANCISCO A pair of struggling social media darlings have decided they need to take on new looks if they want to prosper. More...

Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major victories

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Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, makes history

RICHMOND A transgender candidate defeated an incumbent Virginia lawmaker Tuesday who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use. More...

Trump warns North Korea: ‘Do not try us’

SEOUL, South Korea   President Donald Trump delivered a sharp warning to North Korea Wednesday, telling the rogue nation: “Do not underestimate us. More...

Gunman once fled mental health center

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012, police reports indicated. More...

Pledge death, Greek life suspension to dampen FSU homecoming

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State’s suspension of all fraternities and sororities after a pledge’s death dampens Greek life on campus just as it prepares for homecoming week. More...

In Seoul, Trump calls for N Korea to ‘make a deal’

SEOUL, South Korea   In a striking shift of tone, President Donald Trump abandoned his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea on Tuesday, signaling a willingness to negotiate as he urged Pyongyang to “come to the table” and “ma More...

S. Koreans demonstrate to show support, disapproval of Trump

SEOUL   Hundreds of South Koreans took to the streets of Seoul on Tuesday for two separate demonstrations, one to show support for visiting President Donald Trump and the other to voice disapproval of the U.S. More...

Air Force admits fault in reporting shooter’s past crimes

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence that spanned years before the attack, and was able buy weapons because the Air Force did not submit his criminal history to the More...

Trump says tougher gun laws not the answer after Texas shooting

SEOUL, South Korea   President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.  More...

Voters in New Jersey and Virginia elect new governors

RICHMOND, Va.   Voters in New Jersey and Virginia are choosing new governors Tuesday in contests that could be an early referendum on President Donald Trump.  More...

Rodney Crowell, Kelsea Ballerini honored by ASCAP

NASHVILLE, Tenn.   Singer songwriters Rodney Crowell and Kelsea Ballerini and hit country songwriter Ashley Gorley were honored at the ASCAP Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday.  More...

Democrats try to look forward but are still haunted by 2016

Time has not healed the Democratic party’s wounds. More...

Brazile says she considered replacing Clinton with Biden

WASHINGTON   The former head of the Democratic National Committee says she considered initiating effort to replace Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential nominee with then-Vice President Joe Biden.  More...