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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

January 20, 2019

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. more »»

Bitter cold sets in as winter storm wreaks havoc on travel

January 20, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road... more »»

Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday effects

January 20, 2019

You and your loved ones aren't federal employees or contractors, and you don't live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. more »»

Landmark Air Force chapel suffering from leaks, corrosion

January 20, 2019

DENVER (AP) — The landmark Cadet Chapel that towers over the U.S. more »»

Smaller class sizes not proven but teachers strike for them

January 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States in the past year, but... more »»

Paying for funerals impossible for many poor families

January 20, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery. more »»

Unclaimed veterans buried with dignity, thanks to strangers

January 20, 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When the flags were removed from the caskets and folded with military precision, there were no family members there to receive them. more »»

Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

January 20, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Call for political action after Laquan McDonald cases

January 20, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way... more »»

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England

January 20, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc... more »»

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

January 20, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that... more »»

Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony

January 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome "the five newest members of our great American family" during a... more »»

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns

January 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring... more »»

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

January 19, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that... more »»

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns

January 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring... more »»

Plane skids from Chicago runway as winter storm heads east

January 19, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a Chicago runway left slick by a winter storm that moved across parts of the Midwest toward New England and the northeastern Unite... more »»

 
 

 

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