In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
Former First Dog Barney Bush — a black Scottish terrier known for chasing golf balls and taking America on video tours of the White House — has passed away after a battle with lymphoma. He was 12.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.
First comes the tragedy. Then comes the shock and the news coverage and the funerals. And then comes the outraged pundits, the politicians and the gun lobbyists. And then the talk, talk, talk shows led by puppy-eyed hosts watched by a sobbing, hand-wringing nation. We will talk about wh…
SEATTLE — The grass is no greener. But, finally, it’s legal — at least somewhere in America. It’s been a long, strange trip for marijuana.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) launches a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) as apart of a joint ballistic missile defense exercise.
I keep telling myself no matter who wins I win.
The nation is flooded sternum-high with Glocks, assault rifles and ammo clips. You will never put the gun genie back in the bottle. We are a testosterone-sotted teenaged nation that adores weaponry and wants to be armed-- much to the perplexed alarm of the civilized adult world. Hear ou…
The chimichanga birthright debate goes national this weekend with the widely-distributed Parade newspaper magazine lending credence to El Charro Café's claim to have invented the deep-fried burrito dish.
MADRID — On the front lines of the world’s May Day protests this year, along with the traditional chants, banners and marches, a gamut of emotions flowed through the crowds: Anger. Fear. Elation. Despair.
The case of Isabel Mercedes Celis is now prominently featured on the website of America’s Most Wanted.
The U.S. Secret Service interviewed rocker Ted Nugent today in what the musician described as a "good, solid, professional meeting concluding that I have never made any threats of violence towards anyone."
Pima Community College is hosting the nonprofit Concord Coalition for a presentation tonight on U.S. fiscal policy.
JACKSON, Miss. — All the people outraged about the Mississippi
bill to rename the Gulf of Mexico as the “Gulf of America” have
missed its satirical intent, the sponsor said Thursday.
BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and
three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American
personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing
country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to
the region's security.
WASHINGTON — They may not like it, but many House liberals look
ready to accept a compromise health-care bill, putting Democratic
leaders well on the way to delivering on President Obama's call for
LOS ANGELES — "America's Funniest Home Videos" has been going to
the dogs for years, even if cats make it a game from time to
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said
Friday that a U.S.-brokered pact will restore him to power in about
a week, ending Honduras' isolation four months after soldiers flew
the leftist leader into exile in his pajamas.