In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels. Updated 12:31 AM
The Greek Coast Guard says a total of 93 people were rescued from the migrant boat, but a man, a... Updated 11:42 AM
The bipartisan 61-4 vote in favor of the ban came during debate on a budget bill covering state departments and operations. Sen. Branden Petersen, R-Andover, proposed the ban clarifying that "no state funds may be appropriated or tax expenditures used to fund the construction of a new major league soccer stadium."
In an enduring spectacle, thousands of sandhill cranes rest and feed at Nebraska's Platte River as they head north.
Wesley So's three wins and a draw puts him ahead of the current world champion in the tournament in Azerbaijan.
Updated 9:06 PM
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
Updated 2:05 AM
“He told me, ‘Mom, I promise, I’m not involved,’ ” Fadumo Hussein said of son Guled Omar.
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts.