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7/31/2014

Pyeongchang's organizers elects new president

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang says South Korea's Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho has been ... Read More
7/31/2014

A look at the EU's new sanctions against Russia

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country's ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come ... Read More
7/31/2014

Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions ... Read More
7/30/2014

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in ... Read More
7/30/2014

Liberia's president closes schools amid Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president late Wednesday ordered the nation's schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as an Ebola ... Read More
7/30/2014

Obama order to expand labor rights for contractors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to sign an executive order cracking down on labor violations by companies that contract with the federal ... Read More
7/30/2014

More senators seek military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a closed-door briefing from ... Read More
7/30/2014

Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

WASHINGTON (AP) — A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks ... Read More
7/30/2014

Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that ... Read More
7/30/2014

Key witness takes stand in ex-governor's trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The government's key witness in the corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand Wednesday under the cloak ... Read More