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Police Arrest Dozens In Ferguson, Mo., Protests

Police Arrest Dozens In Ferguson, Mo., ProtestsAmid rain showers and a tornado watch, police in Ferguson, Mo., made dozens of arrests Monday afternoon and into the evening of people who had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was killed by a white police officer in August.

North Korea Says Thousands Of U.S. Soldiers’ Remains Are At Risk

North Korea Says Thousands Of U.S. Soldiers’ Remains Are At RiskThe remains of thousands of U.S. soldiers who died in the Korean War are "left here and there uncared and carried away en masse," a North Korean military spokesman said Monday.

Five U.S. airports will screen for Ebola

Five U.S. airports will screen for EbolaFive airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said during his daily briefing on Wednesday.

Disease, war, terrorism dim economic prospects in Africa

Disease, war, terrorism dim economic prospects in AfricaThe Ebola virus, terrorist attacks and war are undermining many countries, which means "downside risks have increased" for the global economy.

Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson ResignsAfter a series of embarrassing incidents that called into question the efficacy of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, the service's director, has resigned.

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California"This bill is a step in the right direction — it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself," Brown said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

What’s At Stake For Hong Kong?

What’s At Stake For Hong Kong?Masses of pro-democracy protesters continue to pack the streets in Hong Kong, defying police who have responded with tear gas.

Kiehl joins coalition of parents backing legal weed measure

Kiehl joins coalition of parents backing legal weed measureJuneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl says legalizing the recreational use of marijuana is a public safety issue

More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey SaysNearly three-quarters of Americans believe religious influence on life in the U.S. is waning and nearly half think that churches and other houses of worship should play a greater role in the national discourse on social and political matters, according to a new Pew study.

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In Car

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In CarThe man who jumped a fence and made it past the White House's North Portico on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition inside his vehicle, a prosecutor said on Monday.
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