Around the world

President warns Honduras over migrant caravan — President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to withhold aid … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2018. There are 75 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1933, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi … Read more

Saudi Arabia may admit Khashoggi was killed

WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia was preparing an alternative explanation of the fate of a dissident … Read more

Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy’ comments about her DNA test

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump’s comment about him personally administering a … Read more

Co-founder of Microsoft owned the Seahawks, Trail Blazers

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft who helped usher in the personal computing revolution and … Read more

Archaeologists uncover ‘vampire burial’ site

Burial practices reveal fear that the dead may return from the grave

Inside a miniature tomb, in the middle of what used to be a sprawling Roman … Read more

Around the world

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2018. There are 76 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1793, during the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, the queen of France, was beheaded. … Read more

Featured obituary: Mary Midgley, philosopher

Mary Midgley, a leading British moral philosopher who became an accessible, persistent and sometimes witty … Read more

Huge San Diego earthquake simulator to get an upgrade

SAN DIEGO — The University of California, San Diego’s outdoor shake table in Scripps Ranch … Read more

Trump hints that Mattis may be on his way out

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who once called Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “one of the … Read more

U.S., Saudi Arabia clash over missing journalist

ISTANBUL — The disappearance of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi is opening a rift between Washington … Read more

Kidnapped aid workers in Nigeria may have just hours before being killed

Either of two aid workers kidnapped by a faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group … Read more

Around the world

Koreas meet to discuss post-summit specifics — The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018. There are 77 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the … Read more

Decades of debate over race at stake

At a time of deepening racial and political divisions among Americans, a trial widely perceived … Read more

Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in N.Y. limo

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed … Read more

Searches intensify after body is found

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Rescuers stepped up efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be … Read more

Chancellor apologizes for history of slavery

Since the cornerstone of the nation’s first public university building was laid in 1793, the … Read more

As sea ice melts, walruses are at risk

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2018. There are 78 days left in the year.

Highlight: On Oct. 14, 1960, the idea of a Peace Corps was suggested by Democratic … Read more

Around the world

Pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump — Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to … Read more

Around the state

City at loss over bunny jurisdiction Cannon Beach has discovered that no agency has responsibility … Read more

Streaming fatigue is a risk as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

NEW YORK — As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming … Read more

Botha remembered as global face of South Africa’s apartheid state

JOHANNESBURG — Roelof “Pik” Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era and … Read more

Hurricane Michael’s strength defied logic

As Hurricane Michael drew strength from the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, it … Read more

DNA sequencing is putting other people’s privacy in jeopardy

Everyone’s DNA sequence is unique. For those who wish to maintain their genetic privacy, it … Read more

Around the state

Man sentenced for drug conviction — A man who helped hold a victim for ransom … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2018. There are 79 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1999, the Senate rejected the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, with 48 senators … Read more

Turkey frees pastor, easing tensions with U.S.

SAKRAN, Turkey — A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of American pastor Andrew … Read more

Around the world

Trump takes center stage in dispute — Turkey wants President Donald Trump to press the … Read more

Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop, but calls him a model bishop

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the … Read more

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