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Beijing - CNN: China Navy Warns U.S. Spy Plane In Disputed South China Sea

May 21, 2015 07:30 AM

Beijing - The Chinese navy warned a U.S. surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea... Read More »

Washington - 10's A Crowd? GOP Prepares For Double Digits On Debate Stage

May 21, 2015 12:30 AM

Washington - The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates. That's according to guidelines released Wednesday by debate hosts Fox News and Facebook, which offer the first clues as to how the GOP will handle its largest... Read More »

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New York - Collection Of Early American Coins Sells For $25 Million

May 20, 2015 11:07 PM

New York - A trove of 128 American coins from the late 18th and early 19th centuries has sold for a total of $25.3 million at auction in New York. A small gold coin from 1808 called a quarter eagle sold for $2.25 million at Tuesday's auction. Auctioneers... Read More »

Switzerland - Report: Court Orders Israel To Pay Iran $1b For Oil Deal

May 20, 2015 10:37 PM

Zurich - Switzerland’s Court of Arbitration ruled this month that Israel must pay $1.1 billion it owes to Iran’s national oil company, the... Read More »

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New York - Woman Gets 24 Years In Jail For Fatal Push In NY Subway

May 20, 2015 10:30 PM

New York - A woman who admitted to shoving a Hindu man off a New York City subway platform to his death in an attack motivated by religious animus... Read More »

New York - Techies Lift Aged Midtown South To NYC Real Estate Heights

May 20, 2015 10:04 PM

New York - The Dutch, it is said, bought Manhattan Island in 1626 from its native American inhabitants for about $24 in trade goods. Half a... Read More »

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Florida - U.S. Air Force Mini Shuttle Back In Orbit For ''Secret Mission''

May 20, 2015 09:29 PM

Florida - An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Wednesday to put a mostly classified... Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - Police Use Stun Gun On Man At Los Angeles Airport (video)

May 20, 2015 09:05 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Police at Los Angeles International Airport used a stun gun on an unarmed man who they say refused to cooperate at... Read More »

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New York - Ex-Madoff Employee Turned Cooperator Gets Home Detention

May 20, 2015 09:00 PM

New York - A former employee of Bernard Madoff was sentenced to nine months of home detention but no prison time on Wednesday for falsifying... Read More »

Jerusalem - As Burial Space Runs Out, Diaspora Jews Fund Underground Alternative for 20,000 bodies

May 20, 2015 08:31 PM

Jerusalem - As burial plots become increasingly scarce and expensive, Diaspora Jews hoping to be buried in the capital are helping to fund a $50... Read More »

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New York - Talk Show Host David Letterman Bids Farewell On Final 'Late Show'

May 20, 2015 08:14 PM

New York - David Letterman was ushered into retirement Wednesday by four presidents declaring "our long national nightmare is over" and a succession... Read More »

Columbus, OH - 31-state Deal Should Make Credit Report Errors Easier To Fix

May 20, 2015 08:00 PM

Columbus, OH - Three nationwide credit reporting agencies have agreed to fix disputed information on credit reports more quickly, wait longer before... Read More »

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Washington - Man Who Flew Gyrocopter To Capitol Faces Up To Nine And A Half Years In Prison

May 20, 2015 07:45 PM

Washington - The Florida man who flew a gyrocopter onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in April faces up to 9-1/2 years in prison after being... Read More »

Manhattan, NY - H&M Tops Itself Again, Opens Largest Store In Herald Square

May 20, 2015 07:15 PM

New York – For the third time in three years, fashion retailer H&M opened its largest store to date Wednesday in New York City’s Herald... Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - Service Dogs That Sniff Out Seizures Give Kids Better Lives

May 20, 2015 06:27 PM

Los Angeles, CA - When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day. For years, her grandmother stayed... Read More »

Washington - Why Many Experts Missed This: Cheap Oil Can Hurt US Economy

May 20, 2015 05:40 PM

Washington - If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Approves Sale Of $1.87 Billion In Munitions To Israel

May 20, 2015 05:35 PM

Washington - The U.S. State Department this week approved the sale of $1.87 billion in munitions and precision guidance kits to Israel to improve the... Read More »

New York - New York Coalition Seeks $1.5M Funding To Help Holocaust Survivors

May 20, 2015 05:03 PM

New York - A coalition of 15 groups in New York City is seeking $1.5 million in City Council funding to help the 30,000 Holocaust survivors who are living at or below the poverty level in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester. Meredith Burak, chair of... Read More »

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New York - NYC Hammer Suspect Charged With Assault From Hospital Bed

May 20, 2015 04:33 PM

New York - A mentally ill man who randomly attacked three people with a hammer and was later shot after he struck a New York City police officer with... Read More »

Beirut - IS Seizes Ancient City From Syrian Forces, Edging Closer To Majestic Ancient Ruins

May 20, 2015 04:00 PM

Beirut - Syrian activists say that Islamic State extremists have seized almost full control of the ancient town of Palmyra, though it remained... Read More »

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Hauppauge, NY - 2 Long Island Merchants Sentenced In Food Stamp Scam

May 20, 2015 03:55 PM

Hauppauge, NY - Two Long Island merchants have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a scheme to steal over $1.6 million from the federal... Read More »

New York - Target Beating Wal-Mart In Race For Turnaround

May 20, 2015 03:26 PM

New York - Target is beating Wal-Mart in the race to beef up sales. Target Corp. on Wednesday reported a nearly 52 percent surge in its... Read More »

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New York - Atop One World Trade Center, High-tech Views Of Bustling NYC

May 20, 2015 02:58 PM

New York - From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words... Read More »

Washington - Five Global Banks To Pay $5.7 Billion In Fines Over Rate Rigging

May 20, 2015 02:10 PM

Washington - Five of the world's largest banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc, were fined roughly $5.7 billion, and four of them... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Frames Global Warming As National Security Threat

May 20, 2015 01:52 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu Renews Support For Two-state Solution With Palestinians

May 20, 2015 01:39 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu renewed his commitment on Wednesday to a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Additional Biometric Passport Stands Added At Ben-Gurion Airport

May 20, 2015 01:13 PM

Tel Aviv - Ben-Gurion Airport added 17 biometric passport stands to their Passport Control Section Wednesday, adding to the four stations that were... Read More »

Baltimore - New Video Surfaces Showing Freddie Gray Arrest In Baltimore

May 20, 2015 12:51 PM

Baltimore - A new video has surfaced revealing a key part of the arrest of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore black man whose death from injuries he... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Releases Documents Recovered In Raid That Killed Bin Laden

May 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Washington - Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking U.S. targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause... Read More »

Seoul - U.S. Official: North Korea Modified Submarine Missile Launch Photos

May 20, 2015 11:33 AM

Seoul - Photographs showing a North Korean missile launched from a submarine were manipulated by state propagandists and the country may be years... Read More »

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Washington - Racial Epithet Used In Google Maps Brings Up White House

May 20, 2015 11:31 AM

Washington - A third-party prank on Google Maps brings up the White House if a user types in an offensive racial nickname for African... Read More »

Berlin - German Police Find 2 Horse Statues From Hitler's Office

May 20, 2015 11:00 AM

Berlin - German authorities have recovered two bronze horse statutes that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin... Read More »

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