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Washington - The Globe's Record Heat Keeps On Broiling Into This Year

Yesterday 06:04 PM

Washington - There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature of 56.4 degrees (13.6 degrees Celsius... Read More »

Washington - Obama Calls Delay Of His Attorney General Nominee 'crazy'

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 06:35 PM Rockaway Townshia, NJ - New Jersey Arsenal Evacuates; Suspicious Car Tries To Enter

Yesterday 04:52 PM

Rockaway Townshia, NJ - Authorities say a suspicious vehicle stopped at a security checkpoint at a New Jersey arsenal has been deemed to pose no explosive threat. The Picatinny Arsenal was evacuated for several hours Friday after security personnel noticed something... Read More »

Berlin - UN Weather Agency Scratches 'Isis' From Storm Name List

Yesterday 04:37 PM

Berlin - The United Nations' weather agency has removed "Isis" from a list of future Pacific hurricane names, deeming it inappropriate given that the extremist Islamic State group has used ISIS as an acronym. World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare... Read More »

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Lynnwood, WA - Highway Abuzz With Millions Of Bees After Semitruck Tips

Yesterday 03:22 PM

Lynnwood, WA - A semitruck carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending... Read More »

Schenectady, NY - NY Woman Tackles Pothole Problem By Planting Pansies There

Yesterday 02:30 PM

Schenectady, NY -An upstate New York woman has taken on the post-winter pothole problem in her hometown by filling in the eyesores with... Read More »

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Queens, NY - 4 Seriously Hurt When Bus Hits Truck That Crashes Into Store

Yesterday 02:10 PM

Queens, NY - Authorities say four people are seriously injured after a truck was hit by a school bus and then crashed into a fruit stand in Queens Village. The FDNY says seven people were taken to hospitals following the crash. Fire officials say none of the... Read More »

Moscow - Kremlin: U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine May Destabilize Situation

Yesterday 01:57 PM

Moscow - The Kremlin said on Friday the arrival of about 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train Kiev's National Guard could destabilize the situation in the east of the country, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government forces. Ukraine has... Read More »

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Philadelphia - Man Leaps Onto Subway Tracks To Pull Fallen Rider To Safety

Yesterday 01:25 PM

Philadelphia - Some waiting passengers turned away when a man tumbled onto the tracks at a downtown Philadelphia subway station, but one of them leaped into action. Surveillance video shows Alfred McNamee walking close to the edge of the platform Wednesday and... Read More »

Washington - Obama Says Surprised Russia Held Off So Long On Arms Deal With Iran

Yesterday 01:18 PM

Washington - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday he was surprised Russia had waited as long as it did to seal a deal to sell missile defense systems to Iran, given the tensions between Russia and the United States. Obama said the sale was initially set to... Read More »

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New York - NYPD Looking For Suspects In String Of Air Pump Thefts

Yesterday 01:05 PM

New York - The New York Police Department is looking for two suspects in connection to a string of air pump thefts from gas stations in Brooklyn and... Read More »

Idaho - Mystery Man Who Rescued Driver From Cliff Comes Forward

Yesterday 12:29 PM

Idaho - A mystery man photographed pulling a driver from an SUV dangling over a 20-foot cliff above a northern Idaho canyon has come forward as the... Read More »

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Concord, NH - US Senator Says It's Time To Put A Woman On The $20 Bill

Yesterday 12:05 PM

Concord, NH - The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill. Sen. Jeanne... Read More »

Rockland County, NY - Monsey Boy Still Critical After Last Night’s MVA

Yesterday 11:38 AM

New York - A Rockland County boy remains in critical condition after being struck while riding his bike on one of Monsey’s busiest roads last night. 14 year old Chesky Sklarz of Airmont was struck at 8:26 last night on Route 59 not far from his Besen Parkway home... Read More »

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San Francisco - Researchers: Israel Military Networks Breached By Hackers

Yesterday 11:03 AM

San Francisco - Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully... Read More »

Baghdad - Iraqi Officials Say Saddam Deputy Killed Near Tikrit

Yesterday 10:34 AM

Baghdad - A former aide to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's insurgency, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, may have been killed by... Read More »

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London - WikiLeaks' Assange Agrees To London Questioning

Yesterday 10:07 AM

London - Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned at Ecuador's London embassy over allegations of sexual assault, his Swedish lawyer said on... Read More »

Trenton, NJ - Jury Finishes 1st Full Day Without Verdict In Divorce Trial

Yesterday 09:40 AM

Trenton, NJ - The first full day of jury deliberations has ended without a verdict in the federal case of an Orthodox rabbi accused in New Jersey of... Read More »

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Washington - Clash Over Obama Immigration Action Goes Before Appeals Judges

Yesterday 09:10 AM

Washington - Appellate judges on Friday were to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack... Read More »

New Jersey - Developer Jailed For Kickbacks Among Menendez Contributors

Yesterday 08:49 AM

New Jersey - Sen. Bob Menendez's legal defense fund raised nearly $1.3 million up until the day before he was indicted on bribery and corruption... Read More »

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Paris - France's PM Unveils 100 Million Plan To Fight Rising Racism And Anti-Semitism

Yesterday 08:28 AM

Paris - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has unveiled a 100-million-euro ($108-million) plan to fight rising racism and anti-Semitism, notably... Read More »

Seoul - North Korea Warns U.S. Envoy Of 'Bigger Mishap' Than A Knife Attack

Yesterday 08:07 AM

Seoul - A North Korean propaganda unit said the U.S. ambassador to South Korea could face a "bigger mishap" than the knife attack to his face last... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 09:35 AM New York - Bloomberg Trading Terminals Suffer 2 ½ Hour Outage Globally

Yesterday 07:50 AM

New York - Bloomberg LP's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for two and a half hours on... Read More »

Gaza - Senior Hamas Official Calls To Abduct Israelis

Yesterday 07:31 AM

Gaza - In commemoration of Prisoners Day, Palestinians rallied in the the West Bank and Gaza on Thursday. The day is marked in solidarity with... Read More »

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Albany - NY Senate Leader Vows To Cooperate With Prosecutors

April 16, 2015 11:59 PM

Albany, NY - New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with authorities following a published report that prosecutors... Read More »

New York - Physicians Want Dr. Oz Gone From Columbia Medical Center

April 16, 2015 11:25 PM

New York - Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors have demanded... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Benjamin Netanyahu Makes Time Magazine’s List Of '100 Most Influential People'

April 16, 2015 11:03 PM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was one of 13 world leaders to make it onto Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people, but... Read More »

New York - NYC Legislation To Restrict Credit Checks On Job Hopefuls

April 16, 2015 10:32 PM

New York - Legislation that awaits New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature would prohibit employers from checking the credit history of most job applicants, a practice that supporters say discriminates against minorities and the poor. The bill, passed... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Harsh Winter Could Lead To High Tick Population

April 16, 2015 10:00 PM

Albany, NY - Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods? Think again... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Releases ‘Fact Sheet’ Of Nuclear Agreement At Odds With US Version

April 16, 2015 09:29 PM

Tehran - The Iranian parliament’s nuclear committee has released a fact sheet regarding the framework agreement reached in Lausanne over its... Read More »

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New York - Glauber Reward Money In Process Of Being Paid To Informant

April 16, 2015 09:18 PM

New York - The reward money promised in the Glauber case is on its way to the Brooklyn man who convinced the driver of the car that killed the... Read More »

New York - New Drug Strategy Agency Mixing Health, Safety Proposed In NYC

April 16, 2015 08:59 PM

New York - A new drug policy agency would focus as much on health as on policing under a proposal a New York City lawmaker introduced Thursday to... Read More »

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