General News

The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after 'age-related complications'

Mar 20, 2018

The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after 'age-related complications'

Indian wildlife sanctuary sees jump in one-horned rhinos

Mar 20, 2018

A tiny wildlife sanctuary in northeastern India has reported a jump in the number of one-horned rhinoceroses

China's premier urges US to 'act rationally' over trade

Mar 20, 2018

Chinese Premier says, 'We don't want to see a trade war' with the US, expresses hope for negotiated settlement to disputes

Trump calls for death penalty to 'get tough' on drug pushers

Mar 20, 2018

President Donald Trump's plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction includes the death penalty for drug traffickers

Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack

Mar 20, 2018

Thirteen Japanese cult members may be sent to the gallows any day now for a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subway system and other crimes, but when isn't certain in Japan's secretive death penalty system

GOP leaders have yet to move to protect special counsel

Mar 20, 2018

Republican Party leaders have yet to take any action to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired, though more Republicans are telling President Donald Trump to quit criticizing Mueller

Asian shares track US tech slump, focus on Fed meeting

Mar 20, 2018

Asian shares skid following Wall St decline after Facebook reported its worst loss in four years

AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates pros of anti-opioid ideas

Mar 20, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Some of Trump's proposed solutions to the opioid epidemic have proven ineffective in the past

Sweet science: Putting corn syrup to work on Earth's origins

Mar 20, 2018

Sweet science: Grad student uses a ton of corn syrup to study plate tectonics

Amish leader wants hair-cutting convictions overturned

Mar 20, 2018

The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio convicted in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is pushing to get his convictions overturned using arguments already rejected in court

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