‘Obamacare’ holding its own: 6.4M signed up so far

WASHINGTON — “Obamacare” seems to be holding its own. The administration said Wednesday that 6.4 million people have enrolled for subsidized private coverage through HealthCare.gov,… Continue reading

Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

WASHINGTON — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America’s… Continue reading

Gunman kills Russian ambassador to Turkey at photo exhibit

ANKARA, Turkey — Shouting “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” a Turkish policeman in a suit and tie fatally shot Russia’s ambassador to Turkey in… Continue reading

Truck rams German Christmas market, killing at least 9

BERLIN — A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least nine people as it tore through… Continue reading

This undated image provided by The National WWII Museum, shows a photo Harold E. Ward presented to his girlfriend at the time as a gift. Four videos spanning two hours of interviews with Harold E. Ward, a Navy lookout on the cruiser San Francisco when Japanese warplanes struck Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, are now available online as part of the museum's digitalization project.

WWII on www: Thousands of oral histories going online

NEW ORLEANS — It’s D-Days — that is, digital days — at the National World War II Museum, with historians seeking to storm the internet… Continue reading

This undated image provided by The National WWII Museum, shows a photo Harold E. Ward presented to his girlfriend at the time as a gift. Four videos spanning two hours of interviews with Harold E. Ward, a Navy lookout on the cruiser San Francisco when Japanese warplanes struck Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, are now available online as part of the museum's digitalization project.

Official: FBI backs CIA conclusion on Russian hacking motive

WASHINGTON — The FBI is supporting the CIA’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the presidential election with the goal of supporting Republican candidate Donald Trump.In… Continue reading

Aleppo cease-fire collapses, threatening evacuation plans

BEIRUT — A cease-fire deal between rebels and the Syrian government in the city of Aleppo effectively collapsed on Wednesday, with fighter jets resuming deadly… Continue reading

Uber self-driving cars hit the streets of San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco - a move likely to excite… Continue reading

Police: Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief strikes again

ATLANTA — An 86-year-old jewel thief who has kept jewelry sellers on their toes since the 1970s has struck again, police say - this time… Continue reading

Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. — For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells demonstrators… Continue reading

Investigators eye fridge, electrical system in Oakland fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to… Continue reading

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

BY MIKE STOBBENEW YORK — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is… Continue reading

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has died in Ohio. He was 95.Glenn became a national hero in 1962 when he became the first… Continue reading

Thousands attend Pearl Harbor anniversary ceremony

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Thousands of people gathered at Pearl Harbor on Wednesday for a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged… Continue reading

‘Cancel It!’ Trump says new Air Force One cost ridiculous

NEW YORK — The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he’s ready… Continue reading

Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

WASHINGTON — American students have a math problem.The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in… Continue reading

Death toll stands at 36 in Oakland warehouse fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — As crews searched the Oakland warehouse for more bodies, the founder of the arts collective stood near the gutted building Tuesday morning… Continue reading

Iraqi troops enter another IS-held neighborhood in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqi army on Tuesday pushed into another neighborhood held by the Islamic State group on the southeastern edge of Mosul, according… Continue reading

After mistrial, slain SC man’s family still expects justice

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Relatives of Walter Scott, the black motorist fatally shot while fleeing a traffic stop, say they are confident justice will prevail even… Continue reading

Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

NEW YORK — The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce’s lemonade.The pop star leads the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album… Continue reading