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3-year global coral bleaching event easing, but still bad

Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

WASHINGTON — A mass bleaching of coral reefs worldwide is finally easing after three years, U.S. scientists announced Monday.

  • Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:06am

    Thousands rally across Russia in new challenge to Kremlin

  • | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Hawaii told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that letting the Trump administration enforce a ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries would “thrust the country back into the chaos and confusion” that resulted when the policy was first announced in January.

  • | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Hawaii told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that letting the Trump administration enforce a ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries would “thrust the country back into the chaos and confusion” that resulted when the policy was first announced in January.

  • | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Hawaii told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that letting the Trump administration enforce a ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries would “thrust the country back into the chaos and confusion” that resulted when the policy was first announced in January.

  • | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:05am

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Church bells tolled 49 times, a giant rainbow flag hung from a county government building and the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud at various ceremonies Monday as people in Orlando and beyond remembered the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

  • | Posted: Jun 12 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Shoppers who got addicted to sales during the last recession have more tools than ever to cross-check prices and find bargains, creating a race to the bottom — particularly on clothes.

  • | Posted: Jun 12 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Shoppers who got addicted to sales during the last recession have more tools than ever to cross-check prices and find bargains, creating a race to the bottom — particularly on clothes.

  • | Posted: Jun 12 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does — or possibly face a subpoena, as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russia or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.

  • Posted: Jun 11 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign have sparked questions, agreed Saturday to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election.

  • | Posted: Jun 10 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Punching back a day after his fired FBI director’s damaging testimony, President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was “100 percent” willing to testify under oath about their conversations.

  • Posted: Jun 10 2017 - 12:06am

    GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

  • Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:06am

    UK exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

  • | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia’s ties to the Trump campaign, bluntly accusing the White House of spreading “lies, plain and simple.”

  • | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sought comfort in the figurative embrace of his evangelical supporters Thursday as the FBI director he recently fired told Congress about their conversations. The president told a religious gathering that “we’re under siege” but will emerge “bigger and better and stronger than ever.”

  • | Posted: Jun 8 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Fired FBI Director James Comey will testify under oath today that President Donald Trump repeatedly pressed him for his “loyalty” and directly pushed him to “lift the cloud” of investigation shadowing his White House by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign’s Russia ties.