Jerry Brown's Exit Interview: Don't Say He Didn't Warn You
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:39:35 -0500
The outgoing governor of California spoke about climate change, nuclear proliferation, capitalism and more in a wide-ranging interview with NPR.
Mystery Blast Sank The USS San Diego in 1918. New Report Reveals What Happened
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:35:50 -0500
A team of researchers had been trying to determine whether the armored cruiser was lost to sabotage, an accident or an attack.
Huawei Executive Seeks Bail In Canada, Former Canadian Diplomat Is Detained In China
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:31:29 -0500
Michael Kovrig reportedly was taken into custody but China has not acknowledged it. Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou faces extradition from Canada to the U.S. to be tried on fraud charges.
OPINION: What My Dad And I Learned In Hunting Class
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:15:49 -0500
A father and son are part of the majority of Americans who don't hunt and didn't learn from their parents. So they take a class, and learn a little about hunting and a few things about themselves.
Yemen's Warring Sides Shake Hands On Deal To Swap Thousands Of Prisoners
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:12:20 -0500
Both sides in Yemen's conflict are meeting in Sweden for their first face-to-face talks since war broke out in 2015. Yemenis face the "worst humanitarian crisis in the world," according to the U.N.
Charlottesville Jury Recommends 419 Years Plus Life For Neo-Nazi Who Killed Protester
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:18:44 -0500
After two days of deliberation, jurors said James Alex Fields Jr. should spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering Heather Heyer and injuring 35 others at the Unite the Right rally last year.
Iowa College Becomes Battleground For Student Worker Unionization
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:42:31 -0500
Students with campus jobs at Grinnell College want to unionize, but the college is pushing back and asking the National Labor Relations Board to reconsider an Obama-era ruling allowing such unions.
Lots Of Antibiotics Are Used In Beef Production. McDonald's Vows To Change This
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:35:46 -0500
The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global beef supply. Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.
Russians Pay Last Respects To Human Rights Defender Lyudmila Alexeyeva
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:57:00 -0500
Alexeyeva, who died Saturday, was a longtime Kremlin critic who lived in exile for 16 years during the Soviet era. President Vladimir Putin tried to co-opt her legacy during her lifetime.
U.S. Navy Sends Hospital Ship To Colombia To Treat Venezuelan Migrants
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:18:42 -0500
The USNS Comfort spent a week in the Caribbean caring for ailing Venezuelans who couldn't get treatment in their troubled home country.
Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water Protections
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:55:13 -0500
The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.
Scramble For Shingles Vaccine: How To Cope With Shingrix Shortage
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:53:10 -0500
This holiday season, the must-have item for people of a certain age is a vaccine to protect against shingles, the painful skin condition caused by a reawakening of the chickenpox virus.
U.S. Marines Declare 5 Service Members Dead, Ending Search After 'Aviation Mishap'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:14:18 -0500
The decision Tuesday follows five days of search and rescue efforts off the coast of Japan, following an accident last week that involved seven crew members. Only one Marine ultimately survived.
'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Fighting 'War On Truth'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:13:26 -0500
Time calls the four journalists and a news organization "Guardians" in a struggle against lies and misinformation that has pit news agencies against political groups and governments.
Google CEO Says He Leads 'Without Political Bias' In Congressional Testimony
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:06:28 -0500
Sundar Pichai faced a Republican barrage on allegations of anti-conservative bias. He also was questioned on Google's data collection and its work on a censored search tool for China.