General News

Class action lawsuit sought over 1966 Spain H-bombs accident

Dec 11, 2017

Veterans who say they responded to 1966 accident involving US hydrogen bombs in Spain and then became ill ask federal appeals court to allow class action lawsuit against US Department of Veterans Affairs

Journalists consider response to errors after Trump attacks

Dec 11, 2017

Some mistakes by journalists involving President Donald Trump, and the president's attacks, make news organizations consider how they respond to errors

Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

Dec 11, 2017

Chef Mario Batali faces sexual misconduct allegations, steps away from daily operations at his restaurant empire

21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Dec 11, 2017

Twenty-one Rohingya Muslim women and girls recount stories of gang rape by the Myanmar armed forces

Woman charged in pregnant neighbor's death pleads guilty

Dec 11, 2017

A North Dakota woman accused of killing a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby is set to change her plea

Economy

US stocks edge higher in afternoon trading; oil prices rise

Dec 11, 2017

Technology companies are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading

Venezuela president's threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

Dec 11, 2017

Opposition parties in Venezuela won't be bullied out of participating in future elections, a leading anti-government politician said Monday, rejecting threats a day earlier by socialist President Nicolas Maduro

In tax push, Trump's team uses a dubious growth estimate

Dec 11, 2017

In tax push, Trump team uses growth estimate that independent analyses consider unrealistic

Sports

He's a big hit! Yankees get NL MVP Stanton from Marlins

Dec 11, 2017

The New York Yankees have officially acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins

ICYMI in NFL Week 14: Savage hit, a win-lose for Eagles

Dec 11, 2017

In case you missed it in Week 14 of the NFL: Savage hit brings concussion protocol into question; Eagles get a win but might lose Wentz

NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston

Dec 11, 2017

Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race

Weather, 20 December
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