Friday, Aug 22, 2014

National News

The ice bucket stops with Obama

Obama pours cold water on idea of participating in ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness
Updated: 14 hours ago
Questions, answers about use of force by police

Questions, answers about use of force by police

Questions, answers about police use of force after shooting of black 18-year-old in Ferguson
Updated: 14 hours ago
Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

Foley case highlights wrenching debate over whether governments should pay ransom for hostages
Updated: 14 hours ago
Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

Pentagon: Islamic State militants hurt by US airstrikes, will regroup, stage new offensive
Updated: 15 hours ago
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion mortgage settlement with Bank of America
Updated: 16 hours ago

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

Federal judge rules Florida gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but delays issuing of licenses
Updated: 16 hours ago
Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

Prosecutor says child kidnap-rape suspect watched sex torture anime; judge rules it out
Updated: 16 hours ago
Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

Gaza war splits US colleges on whether to call off overseas study programs in Israel
Updated: 16 hours ago

NKorea launch pad expansion 'nearing completion'

US institute says upgrade of North Korean rocket launch pad should be ready by the fall
Updated: 16 hours ago
Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

In war of attrition in Gaza, Israel kills 3 top Hamas military commanders, calls up reserves
Updated: 16 hours ago

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