MALE, Maldives (AP) — Voters in the Maldives went to the polls Saturday in the hope that questions about the legitimacy of their government will finally be answered 19 months after the ouster of the first democratically elected
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP’s 2010 Gulf oil spill.
But the independent probe
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
“One of the hallmarks of the court is collegiality. You could not do the job that the Constitution gives to us if you didn’t, to use one of Justice Scalia’s favorite expressions, ‘Get over it.’” — Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC’s “This Week” — White House chief of staff Denis McDonough; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — McDonough; Sen.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says authorities are freeing seven more Taliban prisoners to facilitate a peace process aimed at reaching a political resolution to the war in neighboring Afghanistan.
The Saturday statement did not make clear
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan announces release of 7 more Taliban prisoners to facilitate peace talks.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia.
The LADEE spacecraft, which is charged with studying the lunar atmosphere and dust, soared aboard an unmanned Minotaur rocket a little before midnight,
Today is Saturday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2013. There are 115 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On September 7, 1963, the National Professional Football Hall of Fame was dedicated in Canton, Ohio.
The Kansas City Royals couldn’t carry the momentum from Thursday’s extra-inning win into their series with the Detroit Tigers as the Tigers win 16-2.
DETROIT (AP) — Car windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won’t necessarily protect you from the sun.
Automotive glass must meet a host of government standards in the U.S. and elsewhere. It has
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal judge absolved a man of charges he tried to assassinate a crusading investigative journalist in 1997, a press freedom group said Friday.
Marco Quinones Sanchez was found not guilty of carrying
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Pop diva Teresa Teng may not exactly have come back from the dead to perform in a widely hyped concert in her native Taiwan, but a computer generated likeness of the legendary singer sure
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — More than 10,000 opposition supporters have gathered in Cambodia’s capital to repeat their demand for an investigation into alleged election irregularities, a day before the results of the poll six weeks ago are
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting residents awake but causing no apparent injuries.
Authorities were called to the home in Riverside,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An independent probe led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh found evidence of a plot by lawyers to “corrupt” the BP settlement program but nothing that warranted shutting down payments to victims of the
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s justice minister resigned Friday over allegations he used his influence to quash an attempt by prosecutors to appeal a not guilty verdict against an opposition legislator.
Tseng Yung-fu’s announcement late Friday night came