Brexit deal in turmoil as vote is postponed

Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a critical parliamentary vote on her … Read more

Merkley will pick between presidential, Senate bids

After weeks of private conversations with Oregon lawmakers, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has dropped his … Read more

Featured obituary: Former Agriculture Dept. secretary

ROSEAU, Minn. — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, a farmer from Minnesota tasked with … Read more

15 disasters in 2017 were made worse by climate

A drought that scorched the Great Plains, causing wildfires and $2.5 billion in agriculture losses. … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2018. There are 20 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1972, Apollo 17’s lunar module landed on the moon with astronauts Eugene Cernan … Read more

Jehovah’s Witnesses targeted in series of attacks in Washington state

At the center of the investigation into crimes against Jehovah’s Witnesses — including two fires … Read more

7 states to meet on Colorado River drought plan

LAS VEGAS — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven … Read more

GOP, Dems uncertain on path ahead after investigation

Prosecutors turn focus to Trump in recent court filings

WASHINGTON — While President Donald Trump continues to assert his innocence despite investigations moving closer … Read more

Winter storm bears down on Southeast U.S.

A winter storm has knocked out power to over 200,000 customers in North and South … Read more

2012 Sandy Hook shooter described ‘scorn for humanity’ in released writings

Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are … Read more

Belgium’s ruling coalition collapses over U.N. pact on migration

BRUSSELS — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel scrambled to hold on to power Sunday as … Read more

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2018. There are 21 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, saying … Read more

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Trump’s next chief of staff uncertain — President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve … Read more

FBI suggested waiving fees for Bundy before standoff

New report shows FBI encouraged finding alternative to payment to reduce Cliven Bundy’s stress ‘and in turn, reduce the risk of a violent act’

Three years before the impoundment of Cliven Bundy’s cattle turned into an armed confrontation between … Read more

Swimmer was keeper of Cherokee traditions

Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer was born in North Carolina at a time when Native American children … Read more

Trump’s chief of staff is leaving

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said Saturday that his chief of staff, John Kelly, … Read more

French police crack down on the Yellow Vests with tear gas, arrests

PARIS — A fourth weekend of anti-government protests in France turned violent again Saturday, with … Read more

Dog waited for owners to return

As the Camp Fire raged, killing at least 85 people and displacing thousands more in … Read more

Historic Maryland diner may turn into a dispensary

At the lunch counter of Tastee Diner in Laurel, Maryland, waitresses and cooks recognize the … Read more

Chinook critical to orcas are in trouble

SEATTLE — Fraser River chinook, one of the most important food sources for southern resident … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2018. There are 22 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1987, the first Palestinian intefadeh, or uprising, began as riots broke out in … Read more

At least 6 are dead after stampede at Italian club

ROME — At least six people were killed and about 40 others were injured, more … Read more

Around the world

Comey: Russia investigation looked at 4 Americans — The FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into potential ties … Read more

Arrest made in killing of N.C. teenager

A 34-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning and charged with the abduction, rape and murder … Read more

Man convicted in Charlottesville death

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — After deliberating for more than seven hours Friday, a Charlottesville jury convicted … Read more

Around the world

Former Trump lawyer — Federal prosecutors filed new court papers Friday directly implicating President Donald … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.

Highlight: On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared … Read more

Mountain lion known for freeway crossings is dead after surviving fire

LOS ANGELES — P-64, the mountain lion that became known for successfully crossing Los Angeles’ … Read more

Featured obituary: Former Colombia president dies

Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, whose bold efforts to reach a peace deal with leftist … Read more

Storm, rain wallop Southern California

LOS ANGELES — The second storm in a week brought record-breaking rainfall to parched Los … Read more

Tennessee electrocutes 2nd inmate in 2 months

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee inmate became the second person to die in the state’s … Read more

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