Politics and Government

New York Times endorses Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren in Democratic contest

13 minutes ago   |   ABC

The paper said Sunday it chose the two most effective candidates from the moderate and progressive sides of the party - without stating a preference for either.
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International Powers Call for Cease-Fire in Libya's Long Civil War

13 minutes ago   |   NY Times

After a Berlin meeting, Russia, Turkey and other countries pledged to end their interference in the North African nation to make way for peace efforts.
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WHO Emergency Committee on coronavirus to meet on Wednesday

19 minutes ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - The World Health Organisation is convening an emergency committee of experts on Wednesday to assess whether the coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes an...
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Italy Senate panel says Salvini kidnapping probe should go ahead

19 minutes ago   |   National Post

ROME - An Italian Senate committee on Monday approved a court's request to pursue an investigation into far-right League leader Matteo Salvini, a move that could give rise to a...
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Hawaii man suspected of killing 2 cops had history of police run-ins

23 minutes ago   |   ABC

Jaroslav "Jerry" Hanel believed the government was watching him and tapping his phone, his attorney told the AP.
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Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

33 minutes ago   |   ABC News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have hit a hurdle when Parliament's upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the U.K...
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China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans

35 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

A top Chinese government-appointed expert says a mysterious respiratory illness that has killed at least three people can be transmitted by humans, heightening concern about...
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Former Montreal mayor can keep $268K severance despite fraud conviction: judge

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - A court has ruled that disgraced former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum can keep the $268,000 he received from the city after resigning from office, despite a...
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Amnesty says new Qatar law ‘curbs freedom of expression'

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - A new Qatari law criminalizing the publishing of "false or biased" statements could "significantly restrict freedom of expression," rights group Amnesty International...
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Putin's constitutional reforms could lead to his political demise

49 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Putin has decided to stay forever in power. But as a result he may have to leave earlier than he hopes for.
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Martin Luther King Day: Faith, politics mix holiday

Martin Luther King Day: Faith, politics mix holiday

The nation is marking the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with tributes Monday recalling his past struggles for racial equality, observing the federal holiday named... Read more ...

Wardens identify man killed when snowmobile crashes through ice on Maine lake

Wardens identify man killed when snowmobile crashes through ice on Maine lake

Rescuers followed the man's snowmobile tracks to an area of bad ice, where he went into the lake several hundred yards from shore. Read more ...

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

RICHMOND, Va. - Gun-rights activists and other groups began to descend on Virginia's capital city Monday to protest Democrats' plans to pass gun-control legislation. Gov. Ralph... Read more ...

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

The strollers were manufactured in China and sold at Target and Amazon between October and November of 2019. Read more ...

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Kansas City, Missouri, just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Read more ...

26th Annual SAG Awards - Arrivals

26th Annual SAG Awards - Arrivals

Danai Gurira arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. Read more ...

Trump lawyers seek quick rejection of Democrats' impeachment case

Trump lawyers seek quick rejection of Democrats' impeachment case

President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday offered a sweeping condemnation of the articles of impeachment against him, contending they're legally defective but offering no... Read more ...

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

There are several events for those wishing to honor him happening around the Louisville area: Read more ...

Shooting in San Antonio club leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

Shooting in San Antonio club leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

SAN ANTONIO - A manhunt was underway Sunday night after two people were killed and five others were injured following a shooting during a concert at a San Antonio club, Texas... Read more ...

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies during performance at 71

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies during performance at 71

Olney died of an apparent heart attack while performing in Florida, according to a statement on his website. Read more ...