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New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Ferguson unrest persists despite chief's gesture

 

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief's attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

 

 

 

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects interest rates?

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Economy grew at 4.6 percent rate in April-June

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years, the government reported Friday. The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group's coffers, activists said.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Rains bring big gains against California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California as evacuations dwindled and the number of threatened homes was reduced from thousands to just a few hundred.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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