2017 among the three hottest years on record

2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. The year was … Read more

U.S. creates division for doctors’ conscience rights

WASHINGTON — Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a … Read more

News of record: Police log

Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year.

Highlight: 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of “I Love Lucy” in which Lucy … Read more

For rival camps on abortion, it’s time to mobilize

Activists on both sides of the abortion debate will be rallying and marching over the … Read more

Writer famed for ‘A Year in Provence’

Peter Mayle, an Englishman who started a writing career in his 30s with sex-education books … Read more

Bannon agrees to Mueller interview, says no to House

WASHINGTON — Former top White House adviser and Trump campaign strategist Steve Bannon has agreed … Read more

U.K. appoints a minister for loneliness

LONDON — Since Britain voted to leave the European Union more than a year ago, … Read more

Report: 23andMe’s DNA kits are the most ‘confounding’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Silicon Valley ancestry-testing firm 23andMe claims to have DNA from more … Read more

Cut reignites debate on Palestinian refugee agency

JERUSALEM — In the Khan Younis Refugee Camp in Gaza, Mahmoud Ferwana, 59, huddled beneath … Read more

Around the World

Chief of staff signals shift on immigration — President Donald Trump’s views on immigration and … Read more

Only way out for caribou on Lake Superior is up

Early on Saturday, amid blowing snow and temperatures at minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, three caribou … Read more

Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2018. There are 348 days left … Read more

FBI: Man detained for betraying U.S. spies

WASHINGTON — A former CIA officer suspected by investigators of helping China dismantle United States … Read more

Pentagon suggests nuclear arms against cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — A newly drafted United States nuclear strategy that has been sent to President … Read more

Police: Home school hid horrors of child abuse

PERRIS, Calif. — The private school had a welcoming name. The principal was highly educated. … Read more

Scientists: Classic Black Plague explanation is wrong

Plague came to Europe in the 14th century and rapidly conquered the continent. The pandemic, … Read more

Doctor: Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on cognitive test

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is in excellent overall health and achieved a perfect score … Read more

Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign

Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly … Read more

Dems accuse GOP official of ‘amnesia’ on Trump vulgarity

‘Amnesia’ accusation — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Bank chief Joseph Rice fought hostile takeover

Joseph Rice, who, as the head of a New York bank in the 1980s, played … Read more

Shutdown looms with DACA, CHIP in the cards

Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable … Read more

House panel set to interview Bannon

WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant … Read more

California teen leads deputies to parents’ house of horrors

A 17-year-old girl who said she was being held captive by her parents in her … Read more

The parasite on the playground

Millions of American children have been exposed to a parasite that could interfere with their … Read more

End-of-life care gets a musical touch

Music therapy can improve quality of life, inspire feelings of peace, spirituality and hope and reduce pain

NEW YORK — At 90, Beverly Herzog is writing songs for the first time. Once … Read more

Around the world

MLK children speak out — Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor … Read more

New diamond weighs more than a baseball

LONDON — High in the mountains of a small southern African kingdom, miners have unearthed … Read more

CVS won’t manipulate images of models

CVS Pharmacy announced Monday that it will begin alerting customers when beauty images used in … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally … Read more

O’Riordan was the voice of The Cranberries

LONDON — Dolores O’Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries … Read more

Preparing for the next war in Korea

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they … Read more

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