Why we call it ‘Veterans Day’ and not Armistice Day or Veterans’ Day

If you don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living … Read more

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Bolivia’s president resigns — President Evo Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from Bolivia’s military … Read more

Hypnotherapy isn’t magic, but it can help patients cope with surgery and recovery

Diane Fresquez rests on an operating table at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc hospital in Brussels, a … Read more

Democrats will consider GOP witness list — but not the whistleblower

Democrats signaled their willingness to let some witnesses requested by Republicans testify as the House … Read more

Aging U.S. dams pose risk to thousands

On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Monday, Nov. 11, the 315th day of 2019. There are 50 days left in the year. Today is Veterans Day.

Highlight: In 1972, the U.S. Army turned over its base at Long Binh to the … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2019. There are 51 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1938, Kate Smith first sang Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” on her CBS … Read more

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Bolivian dissension — Police guards outside Bolivia’s presidential palace abandoned their posts Saturday, increasing pressure … Read more

Plane lands early for arrest of man accused of groping

The man seated next to her started by touching the woman’s arm not long after … Read more

GOP aims to minimize Trump’s role in impeachment proceedings

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Saturday pressed ahead with their efforts to move the impeachment … Read more

Unknowns about 2020 election stoke business risks

NEW YORK — While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business … Read more

Featured obituary: Enriqueta Basilio, sprinter who made history as first woman to light Olympic flame, dies at 71

The 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City are remembered perhaps foremost for the act of … Read more

Will citrus disease kill Florida’s orange juice industry?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to use a case involving Booking.com to consider … Read more

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Trump tried hard to win Ukraine Biden probes, officials say — If Ukraine’s new leader … Read more

Potential culprit found in lung injuries, deaths

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have identified vitamin E acetate in the lung fluids of … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2019. There are 52 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1620, the passengers and crew of the Mayflower sighted Cape Cod. In 1872, … Read more

Featured obituary: Novelist wrote in experimental style

Stephen Dixon, a prolific novelist and short-story writer whose humorous, freewheeling fiction traced the shocks … Read more

Rare view of Mercury takes place Monday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mercury next week will parade across the sun in view of … Read more

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The words Trump had to hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton — There were three words President … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Friday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2019. There are 53 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 2000, a statewide recount began in Florida, which emerged as critical in deciding … Read more

McDonald’s sweet tea came with weed inside

HILTON HEAD, S.C. — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald’s for a sweet … Read more

Featured obituary: Exiled South African fought apartheid

Jennifer Davis was born to Jewish parents in Johannesburg, where her German mother and South … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Thursday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2019. There are 54 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1972, President Richard Nixon was reelected in a landslide over Democrat George McGovern. … Read more

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Jeff Sessions to run for Senate — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce he … Read more

Scientists find oldest example of upright ape

BERLIN — The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest … Read more

Impeachment going public: Hearings next week for all to see

Democrats announced Wednesday they will launch public impeachment hearings next week, intending to bring to … Read more

Featured obituary: His discovery shook archaeology

Richard Cerutti knew from an early age that he wanted to be an explorer of … Read more

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Dems flip Virginia; Kentucky governor unknown — Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature … Read more

Drug cartel kills 9 U.S. citizens in ambush in Mexico

Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering six children and three … Read more

Today in history and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 6, the 310th day of 2019. There are 55 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan won reelection by a landslide over former Vice President … Read more

U.S. diplomat acknowledges what Democrats call a quid pro quo

“I now do recall.” With that stunning reversal, diplomat Gordon Sondland handed House impeachment investigators … Read more

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