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Nation and World

  • 9/11 commemoration begins with bell toll

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • 32 states ask Supreme Court to settle gay marriage

    BOSTON (AP) — Thirty-two states that either allow gay marriage or have banned it asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to settle the issue once and ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • US government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

    (MCT) — The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • No arrest for Gov. Perry, but mug shot to be taken

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflatterin ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    The top five most popular baby girl names of 2013 have been released. Which name do you like most?
    Sophia
    Emma
    Olivia
    Isabella
    Ava