New reasons not to eat cookie dough

Tasting uncooked foods made with flour can make you dangerously ill, according to a study … Read more

Ex-team doctor admits molesting Olympic gymnasts

The team doctor accused of molesting scores of young athletes while working with the United … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2017. There are 38 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure establishing … Read more

Around the world

Syria’s future — Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran announced an agreement Wednesday to sponsor … Read more

Calls to rape crisis centers surge with allegations in the news

Calls to rape crisis centers are surging around the country amid an unprecedented public outpouring … Read more

Assad meets Putin as Russia pushes endgame for Syrian war

BEIRUT — Thanking Russia for the military intervention he credited for “saving Syria,” President Bashar … Read more

Top Democrat accused of sexual harassment

WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, moved swiftly on Tuesday against the … Read more

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

MENLO PARK, Calif. — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to … Read more

Teen idol David Cassidy was ‘Partridge Family’ star

NEW YORK — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s … Read more

Freelance researchers are figuring out North Korea’s nuclear secrets

MONTEREY, Calif. — There were reports going around last month that North Korea had tested … Read more

Girlfriend gets 2 years in inmate’s kiss of death

PORTLAND — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a … Read more

Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization

MASHPEE, Mass. — The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims … Read more

2 Texas churches linked by tragedy amid the pews

DAINGERFIELD, Texas — James Long Jr. traced his hand on the vestibule wall inside the … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated … Read more

Around the world

Trump and Roy Moore — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all … Read more

Hope for leukemia: genetic modification

A new way of genetically altering a patient’s cells to fight cancer has helped desperately … Read more

U.S. sues over AT&T, Time Warner merger

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to block AT&T’s proposed $85 billion purchase of … Read more

Tax overhaul legislation is moving fast, but hurdles remain

The likelihood of tax cuts actually happening in 2018 got a major boost last week … Read more

Before elephants, the U.S. loosened lion trophy limits

WASHINGTON — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2017. There are 40 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1942, the Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, was formally opened … Read more

Around the world

Keystone XL pipeline decision in Nebraska — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil … Read more

What happens to Manson’s property?

LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson’s death came with a string of unanswered questions, from whether … Read more

Nuke safety board warns of trouble ahead at Hanford

An unfinished $16.8 billion complex to treat chemical and radioactive waste at the Hanford site … Read more

Counterfeit opioid pills found to be a deadly cocktail

More than two dozen patients were rushed into an emergency room in Macon, Georgia, over … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at … Read more

Border Patrol agent killed in Texas attack

A Border Patrol agent was killed and his partner seriously injured Sunday morning in an … Read more

Serial killer Charles Manson dies in prison

Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very … Read more

Around the world

Tax bill — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday … Read more

Napping on the job may be a good idea for a sleep-deprived nation

President Donald Trump prides himself on getting by with four or five hours of sleep … Read more

Victims push back against France’s culture of ‘seduction’

PARIS — In the icy winter of 1905, many of the women who hand-painted the … Read more

Mugabe, in speech to Zimbabwe, refuses to say if he will resign

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe, 93, who ruled Zimbabwe with an iron grip until the … Read more

Disaster claims jump tenfold

SANTA ROSA, ­Calif. — The number of Americans registered for federal disaster aid jumped tenfold … Read more

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