Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2018. There are 70 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1979, the U.S. government allowed the deposed Shah of Iran to travel to … Read more

Around the world

Dems eye Russia probe revival if they win House — House Democrats are expected to … Read more

Saudi’s account widely seen as a coverup

ISTANBUL — A spokesman for Turkey’s ruling party vowed Saturday that the government would “uncover … Read more

Treatment shows promise

Women with an aggressive type of breast cancer lived longer if they received immunotherapy plus … Read more

The secrets of the royal ravenmaster

LONDON — There are some weird gigs associated with the British royal household. There’s a … Read more

Trump says U.S. will pull out of intermediate range nuclear pact

ELKO, Nevada — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will exit a landmark arms control … Read more

Migrants vow to keep north toward the U.S.

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — About 2,000 Central American migrants who circumvented Mexican police at a … Read more

Blue wave hope ebbs as GOP rebounds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic hopes for an election that would carry them to a significant … Read more

Around the state

Judge OKs forest logging project A federal judge has denied a request by environmental groups … Read more

Around the world

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2018. There are 71 days left in the year.

Highlight: On Oct. 21, 1971, President Richard Nixon nominated Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist to … Read more

Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi is dead

Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time Saturday that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident journalist missing … Read more

Feds unseal interference charges against Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Russians working for a close ally of President Vladimir Putin are engaging … Read more

Museum of Natural History aims to show the soft side of dinosaurs

WASHINGTON — In its past life, the skeleton of the allosaurus had been mounted in … Read more

Healthcare.gov breach leaks info of 75K people

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The confidential records of about 75,000 consumers have been hacked from one … Read more

U.S. is said to be planning exit from landmark nuclear pact with Russia

The Trump administration is preparing to tell Russian leaders next week that it is planning … Read more

Around the world

‘Racial purity’ reaffirmed as meaningless — In an unusual statement on the role of science … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2018. There are 72 days left in the year.

Highlight: On Oct. 20, 1973, in the so-called “Saturday Night Massacre,” special Watergate prosecutor Archibald … Read more

Iranian artist focused on women

Shirin Aliabadi, an Iranian artist who gave expression to Iranian women navigating between their youthful, … Read more

Trump believes Saudi journalist is dead

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he believes the Saudi journalist … Read more

Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials

KABUL, Afghanistan — A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary … Read more

Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA — Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic … Read more

As telescopes falter, astronomers fear losing their eyes in space

America’s Great Observatories — the Hubble, Chandra, Compton and Spitzer space telescopes — have peered … Read more

Featured obituary: Founder of the Little Free Library

HUDSON, Wis. — The Wisconsin man who founded the Little Free Library, a nonprofit that … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2018. There are 73 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1789, John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the … Read more

Michigan city: We’re not Portland, Oregon

Facebook page for Portland, Michigan, gets angry posts about clashes between leftists, right wing protesters

Over the past two years, Portland, Oregon, has emerged as a fiercely contested battleground featuring … Read more

Everglades restoration must deal with rising ocean, report says

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Are we restoring the Everglades just so the ocean can swallow … Read more

Treasury official charged with leaking bank info

Federal authorities arrested a Treasury Department official on Wednesday and charged her with illegally showing … Read more

Rep. Blumenauer sends pot blueprint to Dem leadership

WASHINGTON — Rep. Earl Blumenauer, one of Congress’ most vocal marijuana proponents, sent Democratic leadership … Read more

Around the world

Customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada — Jubilant customers stood in long … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Thursday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2018. There are 74 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1892, the first long-distance telephone line between New York and Chicago was officially … Read more

Featured obituary: Shoeshiner gave $200,000 in tips to hospital

PITTSBURGH — A part-time shoeshiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips over 30 years … Read more

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