By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 02:15 PM
President Obama delivered a brief statement Wednesday on ISIS' beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, a momentary pause that was immediately followed by his return to the golf course.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/21/14 02:24 PM
A second American who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Liberia was discharged from an Atlanta hospital Thursday after fully recovering.
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 02:17 PM
Environmental groups plan to use Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments that a Republican-led Senate would be fine with more government shutdowns to attack the GOP ahead of the November elections.
08/21/14 01:13 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
08/21/14 01:18 PM
Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.
08/21/14 01:16 PM
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.
08/21/14 01:15 PM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
08/21/14 12:45 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In an April 5 story about a lockdown at the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, The Associated Press erroneously reported that one state Department of Corrections employee supervises 50 inmates in the prison knitshop and that searching the inmates there is...
08/21/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. aircraft are continuing their assault on Islamic State militants in Iraq, conducting six airstrikes overnight to help solidify Iraqi and Kurdish forces' efforts to retake and maintain control of the Mosul Dam. The Islamic State group had gained control of large swaths of...
08/21/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month as supply grows, price gains moderate.
08/21/14 10:00 AM
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top court rejects appeal by losing presidential candidate over alleged poll fraud.
08/21/14 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly claims for jobless aid fell 14,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000. The prior week's figures were revised up...
08/21/14 09:45 AM
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears Holdings Inc. recorded a hefty second-quarter loss Thursday on another sales slump, raising more concerns about the future of a company that once was a staple of American shopping. The company, which operates Sears and Kmart, said it plans to do more...
08/21/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid fall by 14K to 298K, another sign of improving job market.
08/21/14 08:31 AM
IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia.
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