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

Alabama’s defiant spirit persists

BRENT, Ala. — Embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore is pinning his hopes for victory on … Read more

How student loan debt can derail your career

Fall behind on your student loan payments, lose your job. Few people realize that the … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2017. There are 42 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1997, Iowa seamstress Bobbi McCaughey gave birth to the world’s first set of … Read more

‘Mugabe must go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe rally against leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans gathered in the capital Saturday, hooting, whistling … Read more

U.S. general: Illegal nuclear launch order can be refused

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order … Read more

Palestinians threaten to suspend talks

WASHINGTON — The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States … Read more

AC/DC’s Malcolm Young played guide to the band

NEW YORK — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard … Read more

Authorities find tunnel with 1,000 bikes hidden near homeless camp

As Orange County, California, officials clear out homeless camps along the Santa Ana River, they … Read more

After short-lived lull, Rio de Janeiro returns to violence

RIO DE JANEIRO — For teachers in this seaside megacity, Rio de Janeiro’s surge in … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2017. There are 43 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1942, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning allegory about the … Read more

Migration of Puerto Ricans is set to transform Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ten intolerable days after Hurricane Maria trounced Puerto Rico, Sahria Garcia finally … Read more

White House requests disaster aid

WASHINGTON — The White House asked Congress on Friday for $44 billion in additional relief … Read more

Evidence lacking that trophy hunting helps conserve elephant population

Supporters of trophy hunting say that permit fees from the practice, which can run into … Read more

North Korean defector riddled with parasites

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean soldier’s bold attempt to defect by crossing the … Read more

Judicial nominee is law clerk by day, ghost hunter by night

By day, he was a clerk to a federal judge, a Harvard Law School graduate … Read more

As woman after woman accuses Moore, one leads his defense

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — With the furor over sexual misconduct allegations against Roy S. Moore only … Read more

10,000 more FBI records unsealed from JFK files

DALLAS — Yet again, the National Archives released a trove of records from the Kennedy … Read more

Professor helped shine light on FBI abuses

For 43 years, John Raines, a Temple University religion professor and ordained Methodist minister, lived … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017. There are 44 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1917, French sculptor Auguste Rodin died in Meudon at 77. In 1558, Elizabeth … Read more

House OKs bill in step toward tax overhaul

WASHINGTON — House Republicans approved their tax-cut package Thursday, setting up a showdown with the … Read more

A policeman’s bear hug stops a suicide bomber from killing more in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — No one will know what went through the mind of Afghan Police … Read more

Around the world

Alabama GOP backs Moore — The Alabama Republican Party on Thursday offered unqualified support to … Read more

Study gives genetic clues to the extinction of the passenger pigeon

Martha, the last of her kind, resides in a glass case at the Smithsonian’s National … Read more

Jury deadlock ends Menendez corruption trial

NEWARK, N.J. — The federal corruption trial of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., ended in a … Read more

Franken apologizes, OKs an ethics investigation

WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio show anchor said … Read more

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