2 California counties ask to form separate state

2 counties formally petition California Legislature for secession, cite lack of representation

Updated 1 hours, 27 minutes ago

Syrian charged in plot against troops is now in US

Syrian extradited to Arizona to face charges of plot to use bombs against US troops in Iraq

Updated 1 hours, 43 minutes ago

Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk

Agency error jeopardizes approval for $2.4M in settlements from Hawaii farms for Thai workers

Updated 1 hours, 53 minutes ago

Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid

US approves Pennsylvania plan to expand health care to a half-million more low-income people

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phones

Federal judge rejects Apple's request to block US sales of Samsung phones that copied iPhone

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris dies

Spokeswoman: Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris dies unexpectedly

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 09:26pm EDT

Obama taps veteran diplomat to be Afghan envoy

Obama taps veteran diplomat Michael McKinley to be next US ambassador to Afghanistan

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:40pm EDT

UN: Islamic State group threatens Syria aid access

UN: Islamic State group threatening Syria aid access, just as 1st improvement seen in months

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:36pm EDT

US warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq

US fighters conduct 5 airstrikes in northern Iraq, hitting Islamic State targets

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

Sources: US considering humanitarian relief mission for ethnic Turkmen in northern Iraq

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

California earthquake marks first major test of hard-luck city of Vallejo after bankruptcy

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Texas school funding still unconstitutional

Judge again declares Texas school finance system unconstitutional, despite $3.4B more funding

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

US judge asks 2 sides in Louisiana abortion law controversy for interim agreement

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:10pm EDT

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

South Carolina Supreme Court: Workers' compensation OK for injuries from company kickball game

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Official: Bidders compete for Uruguay pot business

Official: More than 20 companies bid for licenses to supply marijuana to Uruguay pharmacies

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:48pm EDT

Doubts surround plane in Brazil campaign

Campaign of Brazilian presidential hopeful under scrutiny because of plane purchase

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:46pm EDT

Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

Obama plays down prospect of imminent US military action to confront militants in Syria

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:31pm EDT

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida after experiencing chest pains at Miami airport

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:30pm EDT

A look at US, European sanctions on Russia

US weighs more sanctions on Moscow as tanks cross into Ukraine from Russia

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Obama touts revised economic growth numbers

Obama promotes revised economic growth numbers, says 'reasons to feel good'

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:30pm EDT
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