What would an end to the Korean War mean?

TOKYO — With their second summit approaching, speculation is growing that U.S. President Donald Trump … Read more

Stonehenge was built using stones from 180 miles away

A team of archaeologists in the United Kingdom says it has traced dozens of Stonehenge’s … Read more

Legislation could force stores to take cash

Stores and restaurants in several states would be required to do something pretty basic if … Read more

Around the world

White House climate panel — President Donald Trump is preparing to establish a panel to … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1972, President Richard M. Nixon began his historic visit to China as he … Read more

Featured obituary: Psychiatrist’s novel became Oscar nominated movie

Dr. Theodore Rubin, a psychoanalyst and a prolific writer whose short novel “Lisa and David,” … Read more

Hiker stuck in quicksand feared he would die

Girlfriend swims in frigid waters of creek to get help

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with … Read more

Report details plans of nuclear sales to Saudis

Key members of the Trump administration pushed a plan to sell nuclear power plants to … Read more

Report: FDA, drug companies, doctors mishandled use of fentanyl painkiller

The Food and Drug Administration, drug companies and doctors mishandled distribution of a powerful fentanyl … Read more

Mexican national dies in Border Patrol custody

A 45-year-old Mexican national detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection died Monday at a … Read more

Venezuela crisis prompts plans for dueling concerts on border

Call it a humanitarian battle of the bands. First, British billionaire Richard Branson said he … Read more

Forbidden City opened at night for the 1st time in 94 years

BEIJING — Beijing’s Forbidden City — traditionally off-limits at night for anyone except emperors, ghosts … Read more

Around the world

Support for Putin falls — Russia’s countryside and smaller cities have been fertile ground for … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2019. There are 314 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 2003, a fire sparked by pyrotechnics broke out during a concert by the … Read more

Featured obituary: Lagerfeld defined luxury fashion

Karl Lagerfeld, the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries and a man … Read more

Trump’s warning to Venezuela: ‘You will lose everything’

MIAMI — President Donald Trump on Monday pleaded with Venezuela’s military to support opposition leader … Read more

Police investigate possibility that alleged attack on ‘Empire’ star was staged

Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet … Read more

16 states sue U.S. over Trump emergency bid

WASHINGTON — A coalition of 16 states, including California, New York and Oregon, on Monday … Read more

Southern Baptists: Database of alleged abusers on the table

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than a decade after the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the idea … Read more

Strike 2: West Virginia teachers walk out again

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on … Read more

Barack Obama ‘directly involved’ in NBA-backed start-up pro league in Africa, views it as a slam dunk

Former President Barack Obama is known for his love of basketball. After arriving at the … Read more

Continentwide effort to save the bats, one cave at a time

ELY, Nev. — A crew of five wildlife biologists wearing overalls, helmets and headlamps walked … Read more

Lawmakers take a break from D.C. for CBD-infused doughnuts

It was fitting that Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Sen. Ron Wyden were among the first … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2019. There are 315 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1968, the children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, … Read more

Featured obituary: His kiss was seen around the world

George Mendonsa’s kiss of a woman in Times Square became a famous photo

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the … Read more

Graham to investigate comments by McCabe

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a … Read more

Scientists reveal climate forecast for 2080

Scientists have figured out the climate forecast for the year 2080 in hundreds of cities … Read more

Teenager who joined ISIS and wants to return to U.K. gives birth in Syria

LONDON — The 19-year-old woman who left Britain to join the Islamic State group and … Read more

Depression may make brains age faster

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age, but now scientists are peeking inside living … Read more

English voice of the Islamic State comes out of the shadows

More than four years ago, the FBI appealed to the public to help identify the … Read more

Frequent shutdown threats prompt state, local safeguards

President Donald Trump and Congress took the federal government to the brink of another shutdown … Read more

Legal and political responses grow after national emergency declaration

The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at … Read more

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