Sunday, February 7, 2016

Nation and World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and yet another "intolerable provocation."
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man...
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) - Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed...
The sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby cleared its first major hurdle last week, when a Montgomery County judge rejected the entertainer's...
This season’s flurry of Republican debates have been endlessly entertaining, but Saturday night’s contest in New Hampshire was hilarious...
TAINAN, Taiwan - Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a...
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and...
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Discarded smoking material is strongly suspected as the cause of an October 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93...
In an interview with National Public Radio's Diane Rehm in Sunday's Live Life Love section, the location of the assisted-living facility...
GOFFSTOWN, N.H. - With his presidential aspirations on the line, Gov. Christie scalded Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as a lightweight Saturday in the last Republican televised debate before the pivotal New Hampshire primary.
LOS ANGELES - Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting bodies and wreckage.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane, and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday.
NEW YORK - Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a Manhattan street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously.
CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) - Michigan authorities have charged a former "Survivor" contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission.
NEW YORK (AP) - It may take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars, city officials said Saturday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A shooting at a strip club early Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, left one person dead, seven injured and police searching for answers.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing two high-rise residential towers and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds. More than 220 people were pulled out from rubble, as rescuers raced against time to find dozens of others unaccounted for.