General News

NRA sues to block new Washington gun-control measure

Nov 16, 2018

The National Rifle Association is suing to block a new, voter-approved gun control measure in Washington state

The Latest: Prosecutor says massacre suspects talked revenge

Nov 15, 2018

A prosecutor in Ohio says four suspects in the killing of eight family members talked about getting their revenge against investigators before they were arrested

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

Nov 15, 2018

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85

Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Nov 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor will seek the death penalty against five men suspected of killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the U.S. slapped sanctions on 17 Saudi officials in the toughest action it has taken against the kingdom since the slaying

Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech

Nov 15, 2018

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users

Stocks have struggled in 2018. Bonds too. Oh, and gold.

Nov 15, 2018

Even the most balanced investors have gotten knocked on their heels this year

Report: Airstrikes on IS-held area in Syria kill at least 18

Nov 15, 2018

Syria's state news agency and a war monitor say airstrikes on an area controlled by the Islamic State group have killed at least 18 people

Schwan's Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billion

Nov 15, 2018

A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company

UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo

Nov 15, 2018

UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo

Russian biathlon given road map after doping scandals

Nov 15, 2018

The International Biathlon Union says Russian competitors will have to undergo extra drug testing if their federation is to have a doping suspension lifted

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