09/17/14 07:31 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group....
09/17/14 07:16 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if elected she'll improve ties with the U.S. and strongly push for human rights in nations like Cuba. She...
09/17/14 07:15 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Ford has a malignant liposarcoma. Ford has been hospitalized for a week with a tumor in...
09/17/14 07:15 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the casino company says it's not yet prepared to campaign against a looming threat: November's ballot question to repeal the state's...
By Brian Hughes | 09/17/14 07:12 PM
President Obama praised House lawmakers Wednesday for authorizing his administration to train and equip Syrian opposition forces, calling the lower chamber's action an "important step forward" in fighting the Islamic State.
By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 07:08 PM
A Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general confirmed that delays in care could have caused deaths at a Phoenix hospital.
By Sean Lengell | 09/17/14 06:54 PM
House Oversight Committee's Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and top Democrat, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said the new policy sends a clear message to professional players -- as well as college, high school and youth athletes -- that performance-enhancing drugs are highly dangerous and won't be...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/17/14 06:30 PM
From July to August, the "Core Consumer Price Index" did not move. That means zero inflation, if you use the measure of inflation the Federal Reserve uses when setting monetary policy. But core CPI omits volatile prices like food and energy. If you have a family, you're probably pretty aware that...
By Paul Bedard | 09/17/14 06:22 PM
Sharks in the world's most dangerous waters threatened two rival senators during the filming of a new Discovery Channel reality show based on the hit "Naked and Afraid," according to the executive producer of "Rival Survival."
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/17/14 06:22 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry testified in front of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Wednesday on the United States' strategy to defeat the Islamic State.
09/17/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. The Fed said it intends to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it...
By Ashe Schow | 09/17/14 05:59 PM
Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain wrote a letter last week to Superior Court Judge Michael Donio that his office would review Allen's case, following criticism that he was treating her unfairly.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 05:53 PM
The vote to authorize President Obama to train and equip Syrian rebel forces to combat the Islamic State was 273 to 156 and came after six hours of debate, carried over two days.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/17/14 05:24 PM
Hackers can potentially access privileged user information like passwords, internet history and keyboard input.
09/17/14 05:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to give President Barack Obama authority to train, arm moderate Syrian rebels.
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