Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, May 27, the 147th day of 2018. There are 218 days left in the year.

Highlight: On May 27, 1968, the Supreme Court, in United States v. O’Brien, upheld the … Read more

In a landslide vote, Irish end abortion ban

DUBLIN — Ireland voted decisively to repeal one of the world’s more restrictive abortion bans, … Read more

Thinking outside the box

The red phone kiosk, a British icon, stages a comeback

LONDON — Sometimes, it’s hard to let go. For many Britons, that can apply to … Read more

North Korea talks could be back on, Trump says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that his administration was back in touch with … Read more

Wolflike creature stalking livestock in Montana stumps authorities

In Montana, it’s legal to shoot wolves that get perilously close to people or livestock, … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year.

Highlight: On May 26, 1868, the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his … Read more

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter is lauded as a hero

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside … Read more

Arrested on rape charges, Weinstein posts $1M bail

NEW YORK — In a mirror image of his days presiding over Hollywood red carpets, … Read more

4.8M cars to receive recall

15 Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler and Ram models included

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because, in rare … Read more

Featured obit: Glenn Snoddy, inventor of the fuzz tone

Glenn Snoddy, the studio engineer who was at the controls for the historic Nashville recording … Read more

Featured obit: Artist who created LOVE sculpture

Robert Indiana, the pop artist whose bold rendering of the word “love” became one of … Read more

Around the world

Classified briefings — Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, May 25, the 145th day of 2018. There are 220 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1968, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis was dedicated by Vice President Hubert … Read more

Weinstein will be charged with rape

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to the police in Manhattan on Friday on charges … Read more

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also shaped evolution of birds

Scientists studying plant life around the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs have made a … Read more

Trump kills Korea talks, but it may not be the last chance

After inflating a bubble of expectation for a historic summit with North Korea, President Donald … Read more

Officials say efforts to save sagebrush land are failing

BOISE, Idaho — Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of … Read more

Philip Roth: defining voice of a generation

NEW YORK — In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious … Read more

Vegas strike effects would reach far

LAS VEGAS — Ripple effects are likely to be felt if 50,000 workers employed at … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2018. There are 222 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1618, the Defenestration of Prague took place as Bohemian Protestants angry over what … Read more

Around the world

Trump, Moon try to keep N. Korea summit on track — President Donald Trump labored … Read more

EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

NEW YORK — A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and … Read more

Coyotes have become skilled at surviving — and spreading

For eons, coyotes roamed what is now the western United States, with its wide-open plains. … Read more

History made in Georgia’s Democratic primary

Georgia Democrats selected the first black woman to be a major party nominee for governor … Read more

Rural students fight lonely gun control battle

BENTON, Ky. — The teenagers in rural Kentucky decided they were fed up after a … Read more

For hominid brains, size may not matter as much as we thought

What makes humans so smart? For a long time the answer was simple: our big … Read more

Featured obit: Clint Walker, starred in ‘Cheyenne,’ ‘The Dirty Dozen’

LOS ANGELES — Clint Walker, the towering, strapping actor who handed down justice as the … Read more

Around the world

Police response in Texas — In many ways, Santa Fe High School followed the playbook … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1968, the nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion, with 99 men aboard, sank in the … Read more

U.S. demands Iran make broad changes

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration demanded Monday that Iran make wholesale changes in its military … Read more

Bizarre, backward asteroid might be from another star

For billions of years, without our knowing it, scientists say, our solar system has harbored … Read more

Featured obit: Patricia Morison starred on Broadway, in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the … Read more

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