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

Trump, officials meet over FBI source

The White House and the Justice Department have put off a high-stakes confrontation over the … Read more

Trump demands investigation into Justice Dept., FBI

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday demanded that the Justice Department investigate whether the … Read more

Revisiting a high school shooting, 20 years to the day

Nichole Burcal followed her son through the familiar halls to the cafeteria. She planned to … Read more

In wake of tragedies, young voters register

WASHINGTON — The pace of new voter registrations among young people in crucial states is … Read more

Cougar that killed bicyclist in Washington seemed ‘healthy’

Two friends riding their bikes in a mountainous, wooded area of Washington state on Saturday … Read more

In an election critics say was rigged, Venezuelan president wins 2nd term

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro won a second term Sunday as president of Venezuela, … Read more

People with eating disorders can use apps to navigate supermarket

Individuals with anorexia, binge eating disorder and bulimia often feel anxious and overwhelmed when surrounded … Read more

The consequences of covering organized crime

In Italy, almost 200 journalists must use police protection

ROME — For many of his days over the past four years, Paolo Borrometi has … Read more

Oregon teen returns to track after crash

WILLAMINA — It has been six months since the crash that altered Owen Baker’s life. … Read more

FBI source for Russia probe met with Trump advisers

In mid-July 2016, a retired American professor approached an adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign … Read more

Caring for wildlife is the Bishnois’ credo

JAJIWAL, India — Early one recent morning, a motorcycle pulled up outside a temple in … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018. There are 225 days left in the year.

Highlight: On May 20, 1899, taxi driver Jacob German was pulled over and arrested by … Read more

At royal wedding, some things very old and some things new

WINDSOR, England — A thousand-year-old English castle echoed with the exhortations of a black preacher … Read more

Suspect in school shooting confesses

SANTA FE, Texas — A 17-year-old student confessed to opening fire at his Texas high … Read more

U.S. criticizes China’s militarization of waters

BEIJING — The Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in … Read more

Agents in Germany scour hate off Facebook

BERLIN — Security is tight at this brick building on the western edge of Berlin. … Read more

Hawaii lava flow ramps up

PAHOA, Hawaii — Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods … Read more

’Shoplifters’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d’Or awarded to Japanese director … Read more

Bobbie Louise Hawkins was a beat poet and author

Bobbie Louise Hawkins, a prodigious Beat Generation poet and novelist whose work reverberated with her … Read more

Teenager kills 10 at school in Texas

SANTA FE, Texas — A teenager carried out a brazen assault on a southeast Texas … Read more

Featured obit: Russian historian served Reagan

Richard Pipes, the author of a monumental, sharply polemical series of historical works on Russia, … Read more

’Excited and scared’: Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

HONOLULU — A volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted anew Thursday with little sound and … Read more

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