Sri Lanka arrests 40

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — As a state of emergency took effect Tuesday giving the Sri … Read more

Researchers home in on the risk factors of postpartum depression

After Ann’s daughter was born, the infant cried a lot because of acid reflux. “When … Read more

Shelter uproar highlights strife in expensive San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with … Read more

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New report on Social Security and Medicare crisis — The financial outlook for Medicare and … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2019. There are 252 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1954, Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his 755 … Read more

Featured obituary: David Hamburg fought to end global violence

David Hamburg, whose service as head of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and other … Read more

Giuliani defends Trump as Dems consider next moves following Mueller report

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted there was “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 … Read more

Accuracy is at core of Supreme Court case over census citizenship question

WASHINGTON — Justice Elena Kagan’s father was 3 years old when the census taker came … Read more

A day in the weather room, catching storms on the horizon

NORMAN, Okla. — The atmosphere was in turmoil before sunrise one day last week, and … Read more

U.S. to clamp down on Iranian oil sales

The Trump administration is poised to end a program that allowed five large nations, including … Read more

Americans among more than 290 killed by explosions in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A mother and daughter, in their Sunday best, took a taxi … Read more

Militia member arrested near U.S.-Mexico border faced similar charge in Oregon

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A New Mexico man who is a member of an armed … Read more

Hobbyhorse girls, once a secret society, now prance in public

HELSINKI — A dozen girls waited in line in a Helsinki arena for the dressage … Read more

Kratom: To opioid users, it’s a miracle; to the FDA, a menace

The steep rise in the number of people suffering opioid addiction has helped spawn the … Read more

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Comedian wins Ukraine’s race for president — A comedian best known for playing the role … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, April 22, the 112th day of 2019. There are 253 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 2000, in a dramatic pre-dawn raid, armed immigration agents seized Elian Gonzalez, the … Read more

Yellow vest protesters march again in Paris

At the end of a week in which Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was ravaged … Read more

Gunmen storm building; at least 7 people killed

KABUL — Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a high-rise government office building in a busy … Read more

EPA wants to ‘close the door’ on asbestos; consumer groups say loopholes remain

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration issued a regulation last week to impose new restrictions on … Read more

Duck rescuers find themselves busier around Easter season

NEW YORK — New Yorkers have their passions. For Jessica Zafonte, a Manhattan attorney, hers … Read more

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Egyptians vote — Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday on the first of three days of … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the … Read more

Warren Adler wrote ‘War of the Roses’

Warren Adler, a late-blooming novelist who wrote “The War of the Roses,” a best-selling dark … Read more

Notre Dame planners underestimated fire risk

PARIS — The architect who oversaw the design of the fire safety system at Notre … Read more

Report likely to renew scrutiny of Steele dossier

WASHINGTON — The 35-page dossier, spiced up with tales of prostitutes and spies, sketched out … Read more

Slavery-era ad pulled after public backlash

NEW YORK — Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple … Read more

Undersheriff: Teen likely killed herself before manhunt

DENVER — A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions … Read more

Oklahoma City bombing ‘Survivor Tree’ DNA to live on

OKLAHOMA CITY — Science and technology are helping Oklahoma City to sustain the DNA — … Read more

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South African church wall caves in, killing at least 13 — A church building in … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2019. There are 255 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1999, the Columbine High School massacre took place in Colorado as two students … Read more

America’s 1st female astronaut candidate

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — America’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for … Read more

Obstruction evidence laid out against Trump

WASHINGTON — The report from special counsel Robert Mueller III lays out in alarming detail … Read more

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