SAN DIEGO — A bill by a Santa Monica, Calif., assemblyman that would ban orca shows at SeaWorld is being blasted in San Diego, home of the marine theme park.
WASHINGTON — Singer Courtney Love hadn’t been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that’s drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America
NEW YORK — An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.
NEW YORK — Isaac Mizrahi will tell the whole story.
The apparent theft of an M-16 rifle and helmet from a West Richland memorial has outraged Mid-Columbia veterans.
CAIRO — Saudi Arabia formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization Friday, putting it on the same footing under Saudi law as al-Qaida and shaking what until recent months had been considered one of the Muslim world’s most established mainstream organizations.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials say authorities are investigating whether malnutrition is responsible for the deaths of nearly two dozen children in the country’s drought-hit desert south.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea’s rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow’s foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine’s new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEIJING — Malaysian officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane Saturday said they were not ruling out terrorism — or any other causes — as reports emerged that two Europeans listed on the passenger manifest were not aboard and may have had their passports stolen.
WASHINGTON — The millions of gallons of oil that spilled from BP’s Deepwater Horizon well forced the company to pay billions of dollars in fines and to plead guilty to manslaughter. But in the database used by federal agencies to review contractors’ work, there is not a single negative review of the company, a Congressional review found.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Lawmakers in Crimea declared their intention Thursday to split from Ukraine and join Russia instead, and scheduled a referendum in 10 days for voters to decide the fate of the disputed peninsula.
WASHINGTON — The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
KIEV, Ukraine — In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine’s new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where nearly 100 anti-government protesters were gunned down by police last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s military admitted Monday that pro-Russian troops have surrounded or taken over “practically all” its military facilities in Crimea — a move that Russia’s foreign minister defended as a necessary protection for the ethnic Russians on the Black Sea peninsula.
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