P/cloudy
58°
P/cloudy
Hi 64° | Lo 40°

Nation / World

A large mother earth float is rolled along 42nd Street in New York during a climate change march Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

‘In the race of our lives’ with climate change

Sunday, September 21, 2014

NEW YORK — Thousands of peaceful demonstrators, including Native Americans in traditional clothing, politicians and top environmental activists, descended on Manhattan Sunday to draw attention to climate change. The People’s Climate March came before a United Nations Climate Summit scheduled to begin Tuesday, when 120 world leaders will meet to discuss strategies for achieving a new global climate treaty. The … 0

US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq

Sunday, September 21, 2014

ZAGREB, Croatia — The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday. “We want them to wake up every day realizing that … 0

Scotland’s leader: Voters ‘tricked’ in referendum

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LONDON — The debate over Scotland’s future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were “tricked” into rejecting independence in a referendum and Britain’s three main political parties bickering over how to take political reform forward. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s outgoing independence leader, accused politicians in … 0

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

Sunday, September 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan’s election commission named a new president on Sunday only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country’s new chief … 0

Third and final day

Sunday, September 21, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone’s capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly … 0

German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BERLIN — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday. Weekly Bild am Sonntag reported that lawyer Elmar M. Giemulla intends to file a suit at the European Court … 0

Syria blasts coalition against Islamic State

Sunday, September 21, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria’s parliament speaker said Sunday that the U.S. should work with Damascus to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations which he accused of supporting terrorism. Speaker Jihad Laham was apparently referring to Saudi Arabia and other countries backing rebels trying … 0

Fleeing the Islamic State

Sunday, September 21, 2014

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden … 0

Some Calif. wells running dry

Sunday, September 21, 2014

EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. — Hundreds of domestic wells in California’s drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by. Girl Scouts have set up collection … 0

Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect ‘survivalist’ found

Sunday, September 21, 2014

CANADENSIS, Pa. — Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his … 0

License plate scanner networks know your moves

Friday, September 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law … 0

After vote to stay, Scots must heal divide

Friday, September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence. Now, the task was to heal the divide … 0

Biden: Young men need to stand against violence

Friday, September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses. Biden, speaking at a meeting of … 0