Syrian troops backed by tanks and warplanes launched an assault Sunday on a strategic rebel-held town near the Lebanese border, pounding the area with airstrikes and artillery salvos that killed at... Read more »
President Barack Obama will address the legality of his administration's controversial drone program during a speech this week. Read more »
Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so. Read more »
A Centerville man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to shooting his neighbor was sentenced to prison. He said he believed the neighbor was "telepathically" raping his wife. Read more »
Although the interview was prefaced with a light-hearted tweet from former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, there was nothing light-hearted about the topics Romney tackled during an... Read more »
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down before elections and that the United States has no right to interfere in his country's politics, raising new... Read more »
Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest... Read more »
There was a report of a shootout in Evanston, Wyo., Saturday involving police but few details were released. Read more »
A 7-year-old boy fell 10 to 12 feet out of a window in Tooele County Saturday. Read more »
A 49-year-old Montana man was killed in a motorcycle crash near Vernal Saturday. Read more »
Odds are that two of 25 kids (8.3 percent to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that he or she considered "mentally unhealthy," according to a... Read more »
Boston's police department and mayor's office will conduct twin reviews of the response to last month's bombing of the Boston Marathon, police commissioner Ed Davis said Saturday. Read more »
A Hofstra University student being held in a headlock at gunpoint by an intruder was accidently shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to the home invasion at an off-campus home,... Read more »
Officials investigating a train collision in Connecticut have ruled out foul play and are studying a rail fracture where a derailed commuter train was struck by another bound for New York City. Read more »
Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and... Read more »
Purple wildflowers sprout in abundance around the bright-yellow pipe, one of several jutting from the sandy soil in this unassuming patch of grass and mud. A dirty hose runs from the pipe to an... Read more »
In the ocean off Coronado, a Navy team has discovered a relic worthy of display in a military museum: a torpedo of the kind deployed in the late 19th century, considered a technological marvel in... Read more »
Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia's conservative activist attorney general, formally became the Republican gubernatorial nominee by acclamation Saturday in a noisy voice vote at a statewide GOP convention... Read more »
Efforts to change the way Utah Republicans select their nominees were soundly defeated Saturday at the party’s annual state convention despite the threat of an initiative petition drive to... Read more »
Mia Love made it official Saturday at the GOP state convention — she’s once again challenging Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Jim Matheson, for his 4th District seat. Read more »
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party... Read more »
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town. Read more »
First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit. Read more »
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of... Read more »
Pope Francis toured St. Peter's Square to greet tens of thousands of people attending a rally of prayer, music and speeches Saturday, and he embraced the brother of a Pakistani politician who was... Read more »
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