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Lion rescued from Syria zoo gives birth in Jordan reserve

Sun, 2017-08-13 16:21
SOUF, Jordan (AP) -- The odds had been stacked against Hajar, a lion cub born just hours after her mother Dana, rescued from a defunct zoo in war-torn Syria, was released into a wildlife reserve in Jordan....
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3 dead, dozens injured, amid violent white nationalist rally

Sun, 2017-08-13 13:20
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally. The violent day left three dead, dozens injured and this usually quiet college town a bloodied symbol of the nation's roiling racial and political divisions....
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Almanac: Plenty of cold, snow for this winter for Northeast

Sun, 2017-08-13 13:20
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- Northeasterners, keep your mittens, boots and show shovel handy....
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'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

Sun, 2017-08-13 13:20
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) -- When Moina Shaiq realized even her friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: "Questions and answers about being Muslim."...
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Democratic attorneys escalate legal fight against Trump

Sun, 2017-08-13 13:20
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump resistance movement cheered when Democratic attorneys general in several states sued to block the president's plan to bar travelers from some Muslim majority countries....
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Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

Sun, 2017-08-13 13:20
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national GOP heavy-hitters....
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US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

Sun, 2017-08-13 10:20
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic's conflict....
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The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

Sun, 2017-08-13 04:20
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local):...
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Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

Sun, 2017-08-13 04:20
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down....
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Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

Sun, 2017-08-13 01:20
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Marshawn Lynch made the biggest news of what otherwise was a routine preseason NFL game by sitting during the national anthem prior to the Oakland Raiders' 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night....
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White House's Omarosa Manigault jeered during panel talk

Sat, 2017-08-12 22:20
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the country....
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Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion

Sat, 2017-08-12 22:20
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest....
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Officials: White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths

Sat, 2017-08-12 19:20
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting at least two dozen more and ratcheting up tension in an increasingly violent confrontation....
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The Latest: 1 dead, 19 injured in downtown Charlottesville

Sat, 2017-08-12 16:20
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local):...
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North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

Sat, 2017-08-12 16:20
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But experts aren't convinced the bomb could make it all that way intact....
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Hundreds face off ahead of white nationalist rally

Sat, 2017-08-12 13:20
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Hundreds of people chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other Saturday morning at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville....
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Taylor Swift groping trial draws attention to hidden outrage

Sat, 2017-08-12 13:20
DENVER (AP) -- Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside during a photo op is bringing attention to a common but largely hidden outrage for many women, one that few report....
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LA deputies' private body cams raise transparency questions

Sat, 2017-08-12 13:20
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- America's largest sheriff's department still lacks a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue, so hundreds - perhaps thousands - of its deputies have taken matters into their own hands and bought the cameras themselves....
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Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

Sat, 2017-08-12 13:20
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who say doing so could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest....
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Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

Sat, 2017-08-12 10:19
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's announcement that it is finalizing a plan to launch four ballistic missiles over Japan toward the island of Guam has touched off a series of fiery threats from President Donald Trump and upped tensions between Pyongyang and Washington to a whole new level....
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