US & World
Former U.S. national player John O'Brien scored one of the most memorable goals in U.S. World Cup history: a first strike against Portugal in 2002, which ignited a celebration and a run to the quarter-finals.
Washington State yesterday began issuing licenses to vendors and today they'll be open for business. For more we're joined by Derek Wang, editor at the public radio station KUOW in Seattle.
Responding to recent rocket attacks, Israel conducts airstrikes and calls up reservists. It's also planning ground operations.
Previously, the United Nations only recognized the unions of staffers who came from countries where gay marriage is legal, U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said.
The Marines will be required to open ground combat jobs to women in 2016. Now more than 160 female Marines have volunteered for a grueling training course.
On the central coast in the town of Cambria, just a few miles from San Simeon, there's a place called Nitt Witt Ridge. Some locals call it "the poor man's Hearst Castle," but it's every bit as fascinating.
So far the federal government has not allowed volunteer attorneys to visit the Nogales facility housing close to a thousand unaccompanied migrant children.
People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones charged: under a new policy, phones might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.
Even when the justices ruled together on cases, there was clear disagreement between them. Meanwhile, high-profile decisions in which they split 5-4 seemed particularly partisan.
East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.
The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for killing 13 people in a village on the coast of Kenya. In Uganda, 17 died in attacks on police stations.
Tim Krul came on as a substitute in the final minute of extra time and then saved two penalties in a 4-3 shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday.
Video shot from off the North Carolina coast at Frying Pan Tower, a former U.S. Coast Guard Light Station that's been converted to a bed and breakfast.
The first hurricane of the season — now downgraded to a tropical storm — skirted the U.S. East Coast, inconveniencing holiday revelers.
The heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune revealed in May that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Scaife was 82.
The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.