Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2017. There are 96 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1892, John Philip Sousa and his newly formed band performed publicly for the … Read more

Around the world

Collins’ opposition kills GOP health care drive — The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down … Read more

Teenage suicide is hard to predict, so experts turn to machines for help

In any given week, Ben Crotte, a behavioral health therapist at Children’s Home of Cincinnati, … Read more

Some in NFL set to move past anthem controversy

A day later, there were signs that some around the NFL already were ready to … Read more

Woman founded group for victims abused by priests

CHICAGO — Barbara Blaine — the founder of SNAP, a prominent activist group in the … Read more

Donatella Versace pays joyous tribute to brother Gianni

MILAN — On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at … Read more

Tension as Kurds vote on split from Iraq

MALA OMER, Iraq — The Kurdish soldier, wounded in battle last year, rose in pain … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2017. There are 97 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1957, nine black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School … Read more

Expanded travel ban targets 7 countries

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a new order banning almost all travel … Read more

Hot, isolated and out of supplies, parts of Puerto Rico near desperation

JUNCOS, PUERTO RICO — In the heat and humidity here in the central mountains, Meryanne … Read more

Around the world

Kushner’s personal email — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account … Read more

Merkel claims 4th term, but a far-right party is an obstacle

BERLIN — Angela Merkel won a fourth term as chancellor in elections Sunday, placing her … Read more

Pot industry aims to get more women, minorities in business

WASHINGTON — Compared to a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on … Read more

Putting tech to the test to fight ISIS drones

WASHINGTON — At the vast, windswept White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico earlier this … Read more

Dog blood banks: Are the donors protected?

A website for a Texas-based company that provides canine blood products for veterinary transfusions nationally … Read more

Storms deal blow to Caribbean tourism

First the hurricanes came, bringing rain, winds and ruin to St. Martin, a tiny island … Read more

Meet the first brainless animal that sleeps

It was well past midnight when Michael Abrams, Claire Bedbrook and Ravi Nath crept into … Read more

NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s asteroid-chasing spacecraft swung by Earth on Friday on its way … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2017. There are 98 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1717, English author Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, was born in London. … Read more

Around the world

Atomic power in Iraq — Iraq’s foreign minister is asking nuclear countries for help building … Read more

North Korea warns of ‘inevitable’ attack

NEW YORK — North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho warned Saturday that it is … Read more

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

WASHINGTON — Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on … Read more

Soulful Charles Bradley had late debut, strong impact

NEW YORK — Charles Bradley, known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” for a powerful, … Read more

Equifax made shielding data part of pitch

Equifax’s chief executive had a simple strategy when he joined more than a decade ago: … Read more

Aid begins to flow to Puerto Rico

GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico — Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2017. There are 99 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1952, Sen. Richard M. Nixon, R-Calif., salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing on … Read more

Families of the missing in Mexico earthquake still hold out hope

MEXICO CITY — Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of a bike … Read more

McCain rejects health bill, likely dooming it

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain of Arizona announced Friday that he would oppose the latest … Read more

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico’s mess is becoming clear

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of … Read more

Trump administration is considering ‘tailored’ travel restrictions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering a proposal to replace his controversial travel ban … Read more

Around the world

German election mystery — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s summons to Germany’s top cabinet ministers and senior … Read more

The first female Marine: In 1918, she couldn’t vote, but rushed to serve

WASHINGTON — The first female Marine? Not what you may think. Yes, women served as … Read more

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