Insurers’ deadline arrives with marketplace still in flux

As health insurers scrambled to decide whether to stay or go by Wednesday’s deadline to … Read more

Vacationers: Forget the hike. Where’s the hammock?

A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to … Read more

Trump, at rally, says solar panels on border wall will help pay for it

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Surrounded by thousands of supporters at a raucous rally, President Donald … Read more

ISIS destroys ancient mosque, another loss for Mosul, Iraq

BAGHDAD — As the bloody battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State ground on … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Thursday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2017. There are 192 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more … Read more

Around the world

Shootings by police — A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in … Read more

Congress ready to rewrite federal beer tax code

WASHINGTON — The beer industry, from the smallest craft brewers to the giant Anheuser-Bush InBev, … Read more

Ken doll gets new look: man bun, diverse skin tones

NEW YORK — He’s been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2017. There are 193 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1942, during World War II, an Imperial Japanese submarine fired shells at Fort … Read more

No upset for Dems in Georgia election

ATLANTA — Karen Handel, a veteran Republican officeholder, overcame a deluge of liberal money to … Read more

Heat wave halts flights; in Vegas it’s ‘too hot to even drink alcohol’

PHOENIX — The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest … Read more

Around the world

Uber CEO out — Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the … Read more

Tour group travel to North Korea is under scrutiny

TOKYO — For some intrepid travelers, North Korea is the holy grail. There’s hardly a … Read more

Tony DiCicco coached Women’s World Cup champions of 1999

Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. to the 1999 World Cup title before an overflow … Read more

London copes with divisions after attacks, tower blaze

LONDON — The cars still zip over London Bridge at their typical fast clip, drawing … Read more

2 fatal bear attacks: Alaskans shrug

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Back-to-back fatal maulings of people by black bears in Alaska appear to … Read more

NASA looks to future when snowpack can be measured without a pole

LOS ANGELES — Every year for almost half a century, California snow surveyor Pat Armstrong … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2017. There are 194 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1967, boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws … Read more

U.S. student released by North Korea dies

CINCINNATI — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in … Read more

Democrats seek documents related to Flynn’s undisclosed foreign travel

Top Democrats are broadening their scrutiny of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael … Read more

Around the world

Tensions rise in Syria — Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in … Read more

Court will hear gerrymandering case that could reshape U.S. political map

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether partisan gerrymandering — in which voting districts … Read more

Justices reject law barring disparaging trademarks, 8-0

WASHINGTON — In a decision likely to bolster the Washington Redskins’ efforts to protect their … Read more

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

WASHINGTON — NASA’s planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that … Read more

Budget plan hits national forests hard

The roads to national forests could get bumpier. Trails could get messier. Maintenance on bridges, … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, June 19, the 170th day of 2017. There are 195 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War … Read more

Around the world

Van strikes people near London mosque — A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in … Read more

Lawyer: Despite tweet, Trump isn’t under scrutiny

WASHINGTON — A member of President Donald Trump’s legal team said Sunday the president was … Read more

With strikes on ISIS, Iran escalates in Syria

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said on Sunday it launched missiles into eastern Syria targeting Islamic State … Read more

Kelly interviewing Jones: ‘There is no evidence’

NEW YORK — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hemmed and hawed when pressed repeatedly by Megyn … Read more

Post-mistrial, what’s next for Bill Cosby?

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — In one of the more unusual scenes to play out at Bill … Read more

Climate change could burn a hole in USFS budget

Climate change appears to be fueling more wildfires as U.S. Forest Service officials are increasingly … Read more

As U.S. adds troops in Afghanistan war, U.S. role is undefined

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump made his first major decision on the war in … Read more

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