Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh's impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual im...

The ‘new’ Taiwan beyond cross-strait relations

Beijing has been increasing pressure on Taiwan recently. From a move to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to Taiwan to two large-scale military drills close to the Taiwan Strait, Chin...

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will...

Sanders to take a break from campaigning to rest his voice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is canceling some campaign events to rest his voice. His campaign said Saturday that Sanders will return home follo...

Biden's 'record player' just one of his vintage references

Joe Biden's suggestion that parents leave a record player on to teach their babies better vocabulary was a head-scratching (needle-scratching?) moment in Thursday's debate. But it wa...

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden...

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden...

Collection of premiere proverb scholar opens at UVM

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Proverbs have been developed for centuries around the world from "Strike while the iron is hot" to "Been there, done that." They're spread by writings, word of mouth and nowaday...

Strike looms at GM as UAW extends Ford, Fiat Chrysler pacts

DETROIT (AP) — Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday night. ...

Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Edward Smith, a prize-winning historian known for his books on Franklin Roosevelt and Ulysses Grant, has died. He was 86. Simon & Schuster confirmed his deat...

Sanders accuses Biden of distorting 'Medicare for All' plan

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders accused former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of distorting his proposal to provide single-payer, universal health care thro...

Korean-born graduate donates $12 million to Illinois State

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State University graduate from South Korea who now is an internationally-known artist, and her husband, have donated $12 million to the school's College of Fine Arts. ...

University in Ohio to host 4th Democratic debate in October

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says the party's October presidential debate will take place at a small university in Ohio. The fourth debate, which will be h...

The Latest: Falwell praises Liberty students after protest

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the protests at Liberty University calling for an investigation into school president Jerry Falwell Jr. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. ...

Column: Another reminder of unequal playing field for women

Really, we shouldn't be surprised. Riley Field certainly wasn't, not after being reminded once again that the law is one thing, but changing hearts and minds is an entirely different...