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Florida Senate Passes Bill Requiring 24-Hour Wait For Abortions

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24 (Reuters) - The Florida Senate approved a bill on Friday mandating a 24-hour waiting per...

White House Considering Cross-Agency Team To Handle Hostage Situations

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - The White House is considering assembling a cross-agency team to handle situations involving American hostages bein...

Italian Prosecutors: Terror Suspects May Have Targeted Vatican

AP | Posted 04.24.2015 | World

MILAN (AP) — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against...

Republican Contenders Face Tricky Balance At Major Conservative Event

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 24 (Reuters) - When the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition plays host to nine Republican White House hopefuls this weekend, the ...

Colorado Mom Gave Weed Brownie To Son Who Jumped From Window, Police Say

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, April 23 (Reuters) - A Colorado woman has been arrested for giving a marijuana-laced brownie to her teenage s...

Fast Track Trade Bill Clears First Hurdle In House

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Legislation to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress cleared through a key committee on Thursday, but low Democ...

Biden Downplays Tensions With Israel

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

(Adds details) By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Seeking to ease U.S.-Israeli tensions, Vice Presiden...

Former New York Assembly Speaker Faces New Charges

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors unveiled new charges against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ...

Cops Who Killed Mentally Ill Man Carrying Screwdriver Cleared

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Crime

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, April 23 (Reuters) - Two Dallas police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man holding a screwdriv...

North Carolina House Passes 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., April 23 (Reuters) - North Carolina women seeking abortions would have to wait 72 hours after consulting a doctor b...

Times Square News Zipper Has Been Running Same Old Headlines For Days

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Media

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - The scrolling Times Square "zipper" has served like an electronic town crier for g...

U.S. Cancer Survival Rates Are Improving

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - The proportion of people surviving years after a cancer diagnosis is improving, acco...

German President Recognizes Armenian Genocide On Tragedy's 100th Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, April 23 (Reuters) - German President Joachim Gauck on Thursday condemned the massacre of 1.5 million Arme...

Pentagon Says Global Cyber Threat Is Growing

Reuters | Phil Stewart | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

PALO ALTO, California, April 23 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday disclosed a cyber intrusion this year by Russian hackers who accessed an un...

More Than A Million Victims Of 1915 Armenian Genocide Named Saints

Reuters | Hasmik Mkrtchyan & Margarita Antidze | Posted 04.24.2015 | Religion

The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday made saints of up to 1.5 million Armenians at an open-air ceremony to commemorate their killing by Ottoman...

Michael Brown's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against City Of Ferguson

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

April 22 (Reuters) - The family of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old killed in Ferguson last summer by a white police officer, filed a wrongful dea...

Secret Service Took Over A Year To Fix George H.W. Bush's Home Alarm

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service failed to replace a broken alarm system at the Houston home of ...

'He's Still On Fire,' Crowd Said About Boston Bombing Victim

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Crime

(Corrects number of people who lost limbs in first and 12th paragraphs) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 23 (Reuters) - On...

Divorce In Italy Will Be Quicker And Easier With New Law

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Divorce

By Philip Pullella ROME, April 23 (Reuters) - Italy has slashed the time it takes to get a divorce to six months from three years in t...

How Wall Street Came To Support Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices

(Repeats story with no change to text) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - On March 6, the day of the U...

Clinton Charities Will Refile Tax Returns After Errors Found

Reuters | Jonathan Allen | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton's family's charities are refiling at least five annual tax returns after a Reuters review found error...

New California Bill Would Have Unions Decide About Using Test Scores To Evaluate Teachers

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22 (Reuters) - The degree to which student test scores in California could be used to ev...

China Reportedly Has Ominous Warning About North Korea's Nuclear Capability

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

SEOUL, April 23 (Reuters) - Chinese nuclear experts have warned that North Korea may already have 20 nuclear warheads and the capability to produce ...

Nigerian Forces Invade Last Known Stronghold Of Boko Haram

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

BAUCHI, Nigeria, April 22 (Reuters) - Nigerian forces backed by warplanes invaded Islamist group Boko Haram's last known stronghold, the Sambisa fo...

Iraqi Forces Make Gains Against ISIS In Key Town

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2015 | World

BAGHDAD, April 22 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces fought to rout Islamic State militants from the western city of Ramadi on Wednesday, slowly rega...