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World News Mar 4 to 10, 2018

Trump doing it alone

Mar 10, 2018 / 4:09 pm

His staff hollowing out and his agenda languishing, President Donald Trump is increasingly flying solo. Always improvisational, the president exercised his...

Bump stock ban proposed

Mar 10, 2018 / 8:03 am

The Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles...

3 hostages, gunman dead

Mar 9, 2018 / 8:27 pm

Three workers for a program that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage in a...

Bullet train, soaring costs

Mar 9, 2018 / 4:59 pm

The projected cost of California's bullet train between San Francisco and Los Angeles has jumped to $77 billion and the completion date has been pushed back...

Tales from the Border Patrol

Mar 9, 2018 / 4:19 pm

Francisco Cantu said he joined the Border Patrol at age 23 to get an on-the-ground education in international relations. Now 32, he says he didn't expect...

NRA gave $7.3M to schools

Mar 9, 2018 / 12:37 pm

The National Rifle Association has given more than $7 million in grants to hundreds of U.S. schools in recent years, according to an Associated Press analysis,...

Cybersex predator nabbed

Mar 9, 2018 / 12:31 pm

Norwegian and U.S. law enforcers have helped the Philippines capture a man they say exploited children by having them join sex videos which he then showed to...

Trump, Kim to talk nukes

Mar 9, 2018 / 6:33 am

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks, a whiplash development that would put two...

OMG, school shooting calls

Mar 9, 2018 / 5:50 am

Among the newly released recordings of 911 calls from deadly Florida school shooting, the parents of a 17-year-old girl can be heard telling a dispatcher that...

Northeast digs out

Mar 9, 2018 / 5:49 am

Residents in the Northeast dug out from as much as 2 feet of wet, heavy snow Thursday, while utilities dealt with downed trees and power lines that snarled...

Earhart mystery solved

Mar 9, 2018 / 5:45 am

Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes. The study and...

Giant lizard on the loose

Mar 8, 2018 / 6:48 am

Residents near San Diego are warned to watch out for a four-legged fugitive: a 5 1/2-foot monitor lizard that wriggled out of its cage. Mike Estevez tells KGTV...

'Kind of awful': snowstorm

Mar 8, 2018 / 5:30 am

For the second time in less than a week, a storm rolled into the Northeast with wet, heavy snow Wednesday, grounding flights, closing schools and bringing...

US drone kills 21

Mar 8, 2018 / 5:25 am

Two missiles fired from a U.S. drone hit a militant facility in neighbouring Afghanistan, killing 21 insurgents, including the son of the head of the Pakistani...

Belgium scandal over rapper

Mar 8, 2018 / 5:24 am

The Belgian football federation says it will not change its mind about choosing a rapper known for lacing his songs with misogynistic lyrics to produce its...

Tough love or bad parent?

Mar 7, 2018 / 11:20 am

A video posted to social media by a dad in Virginia has created a parenting debate in the U.S. and Canada. Brian Thornhill posted a video which shows him...

Beer floods highway

Mar 7, 2018 / 10:10 am

Spring break is underway and the beer is already flowing — onto a Florida interstate highway. Okaloosa County Sheriffs officials said on Facebook...

Saudi women take wheel

Mar 7, 2018 / 10:05 am

Fatima Salem giggles with hesitation when it's her turn to drive through a small parking lot lined with bright orange cones and arrows. Like millions of...

Athlete attacked with saw

Mar 7, 2018 / 10:03 am

Assailants in South Africa attacked a top national triathlete who was cycling to a training session and cut into his legs with a blunt saw, causing severe...

Spy vs spy

Mar 7, 2018 / 7:27 am

British authorities have new information about the mysterious substance that left a former Russian spy and his daughter in critical condition, the minister...

Another snowstorm for US

Mar 7, 2018 / 7:21 am

The second big, blustery storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week brought wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of...

The show must go on

Mar 7, 2018 / 5:33 am

Three weeks after a gunman killed 17 people at their high school, students from Parkland, Florida, have followed through with a long-planned Carnegie Hall...

Gay pride allowed

Mar 6, 2018 / 9:45 pm

Leaders of a Mississippi college town voted Tuesday to permit a gay pride parade, reversing a previous denial and moving to defuse a lawsuit alleging...

Trump Highway, no thanks

Mar 6, 2018 / 9:34 pm

A proposal to name a Utah highway after President Donald Trump is getting pushback from state Democrats, including one who said Tuesday that he would suggest...

Staffer slams immigrants

Mar 6, 2018 / 7:59 pm

The chief of staff for Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban posted a video on his Facebook page Tuesday showing him in a district of Austria's capital that...

Porn star suing Trump

Mar 6, 2018 / 7:39 pm

A porn star who has said she had sex with President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement that she signed days...

Mayor quits in disgrace

Mar 6, 2018 / 1:07 pm

Mayor Megan Barry, a one-time rising star in the Democratic Party with big plans to remake Nashville, resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to cheating the...

Military plane crash kills 39

Mar 6, 2018 / 12:39 pm

A Russian military cargo plane crashed near an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 Russian servicemen on board in a blow to Russian operations in...

Russians bombed market

Mar 6, 2018 / 8:25 am

U.N. war crimes investigators said Tuesday that a Russian plane was apparently behind an airstrike in November on a Syrian market that killed 84 people, an...

Trump hopeful on NKorea

Mar 6, 2018 / 7:47 am

President Donald Trump is citing "possible progress" in talks with North Korea, but says it may also be "false hope." Nonetheless, Trump...

Trump seeks 'perfection'

Mar 6, 2018 / 5:21 am

President Donald Trump is denying his White House is chaotic but says more staff will leave as he seeks "perfection." Trump tweeted Tuesday: "The...

Seoul summit talks in April

Mar 6, 2018 / 5:14 am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet with South Korea's president next month and impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if his...

Oscar ratings plummet

Mar 5, 2018 / 3:27 pm

Television viewers could barely stifle a yawn for Hollywood's biggest night, with the Academy Awards plunging to a record-low viewership of 26.5 million...

Low bids for 'Rebel' jacket

Mar 5, 2018 / 11:04 am

A Florida auction house says bids for James Dean's red nylon jacket from "Rebel Without a Cause" fell short. Palm Beach Modern Auctions co-owner...

Man steals Oscars trophy

Mar 5, 2018 / 10:55 am

A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Los Angeles police said. Terry...

Oscars' intimate moments

Mar 5, 2018 / 6:41 am

There are cameras everywhere at the Academy Awards, but some of the most intimate celebrity moments at the show still manage to escape the lens. Here's a...

Trump tweets tariff solution

Mar 5, 2018 / 5:32 am

President Donald Trump issued a pair of early-morning tweets that say American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will only come off if there's a new...

Stars let loose after Oscars

Mar 5, 2018 / 5:23 am

Greta Gerwig screamed with delight and relief as she hugged a group of friends once she got into the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "Lady Bird" director...

Euroskeptic shift in Italy

Mar 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

A rival pair of populist and stridently anti-European Union political forces surged in Italy's election for Parliament, but without enough support to govern...

Historic earthquake footage

Mar 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

More than a century after San Francisco's deadly 1906 earthquake, a film reel with nine minutes of footage capturing the city two weeks after the...

Oscars recapped

Mar 4, 2018 / 9:31 pm

UPDATE: 9:20 p.m. Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards. Guillermo del Toro's lavish, romantic monster fable "The Shape of...

19 witnesses against Cosby

Mar 4, 2018 / 5:13 pm

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's retrial want to call as many as 19 other women to the witness stand to show he had a five-decade pattern of drugging and harming...

Oscars get underway

Mar 4, 2018 / 4:39 pm

Attendees are streaming down the red carpet at the 90th Academy Awards where the normally celebratory atmosphere has been balanced with earnest discussion about...

Epic sled dog race begins

Mar 4, 2018 / 3:55 pm

Competitors took to the snowy trail as the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off Sunday in Alaska following a trying year for the annual event. Musher Cody...

Trump: Gala was 'great fun'

Mar 4, 2018 / 3:43 pm

It was an enjoyable presidential debut at the Gridiron Club's annual dinner for Donald Trump, who dished out pointed one-liners and endured some barbs from...

Lennox remains ambassador

Mar 4, 2018 / 2:27 pm

Annie Lennox says she plans to remain a global ambassador for Oxfam despite allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity's employees during a...

Exclude Canada from tariffs

Mar 4, 2018 / 10:02 am

UPDATE: 10:02 a.m. The Trump administration is coming under political pressure at home to exclude Canada from global tariffs on steel and aluminum, and while...

Escort outs gay priests

Mar 4, 2018 / 9:32 am

The archdiocese of Naples says it has sent the Vatican a 1,200-page dossier compiled by a male escort identifying 40 actively gay priests and seminarians in...

Historic first in Pakistan

Mar 4, 2018 / 8:25 am

A woman from Pakistan's marginalized Hindu minority has been elected to the senate for the first time ever in an election over the weekend in which a...

4 killed in building collapse

Mar 4, 2018 / 6:58 am

An apartment block collapsed Sunday in the western city of Poznan, killing four people and injuring 24 others, officials in Poland said. Spokesman Slawomir...

Running legend dead at 88

Mar 4, 2018 / 6:32 am

Roger Bannister, first to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88 Roger Bannister, the first runner to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile, has died. He was 88....

Gun belonged to his dad

Mar 4, 2018 / 6:25 am

A 19-year-old student charged with fatally shooting his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory had been acting so strangely the day before the...

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