• NBC December 1, 2019 8:15 pm

    Librarians Need Restraining Orders Against Threatening, Violent Patrons

    Libraries are built for reading and research, and librarians are trained to help patrons find what they need. But staffers at San Diego city libraries are also coping with threats to their safety and occasional violence, according to court records and interviews. At least 16 city library department employees have asked judges for protection from unruly patrons, according to documents...

  • Coach November 27, 2019 2:17 pm

    Stephen F. Austin Stuns No. 1 Duke With OT Win

    With a breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer, Stephen F. Austin pulled off a shocker for the ages and did what no team outside the ACC had done in almost 20 years — topple mighty Duke at home.

  • Donald Trump November 24, 2019 11:18 pm

    As Internet Restored, Online Iran Protest Videos Show Chaos

    Machine gun fire answers rock-throwing protesters. Motorcycle-riding Revolutionary Guard volunteers chase after demonstrators. Plainclothes security forces grab, beat and drag a man off the street to an uncertain fate. As Iran restores the internet after a weeklong government-imposed shutdown, new videos purport to show the demonstrations over gasoline prices rising and the security-force crackdown that followed. The videos offer only...

  • Donald Trump November 17, 2019 10:34 pm

    Iran's Top Leader Warns ‘Thugs' as Protests Reach 100 Cities

    Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut down internet access across the nation of 80 million people to staunch demonstrations that took place in a reported 100...

  • Chicago November 12, 2019 6:29 am

    Family Calls For Justice 1 Year Deadly Shooting of Security Guard in Robbins

    The family of a suburban Chicago security guard who was shot to death by a police officer is demanding justice a year after the shooting.

  • Associated Press November 11, 2019 7:09 am

    Bolivia in Power Void as Morales, Would-Be Successors Resign Amid Election-Fraud Allegations

    Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in power and seemingly every person constitutionally in line for the job quit as well. Crowds of jubilant foes of the socialist leader celebrated in the streets with honking horns and fireworks...

  • China November 10, 2019 11:33 pm

    Protesters in Hong Kong Vandalize Subway Station, Storm Mall

    Police fired tear gas and protesters broke windows at a shopping mall Sunday in anti-government demonstrations across Hong Kong amid anger over a student activist’s death and the arrest of pro-democracy lawmakers. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and...

  • Donald Trump November 2, 2019 7:19 pm

    Iran Student Leader Says He Regrets 1979 US Embassy Attack

    His revolutionary fervor diminished by the years that have also turned his dark brown hair white, one of the Iranian student leaders of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover says he now regrets the seizure of the diplomatic compound and the 444-day hostage crisis that followed. Speaking to The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s 40th anniversary of the attack, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh...

  • Donald Trump November 2, 2019 7:19 pm

    Iran Student Leader Says He Regrets 1979 US Embassy Attack

    His revolutionary fervor diminished by the years that have also turned his dark brown hair white, one of the Iranian student leaders of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover says he now regrets the seizure of the diplomatic compound and the 444-day hostage crisis that followed. Speaking to The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s 40th anniversary of the attack, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh...

  • Germany October 23, 2019 12:51 pm

    Spanish Village Gears Up for Dictator Franco's Remains

    For visitors wondering why a tranquil cemetery outside Madrid suddenly needs around-the-clock police security, the answer is simple: an empty burial space awaits the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco, who is being reunited with his wife 44 years after he died. Weather permitting, the Spanish dictator’s preserved body will be flown Thursday by helicopter to the Franco family’s private chapel...

  • Donald Trump October 25, 2019 1:55 am

    Mourners, Constituents Pay Tribute to US Rep. Cummings

    The final farewells to the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings began Wednesday in Baltimore, where constituents, family members, elected officials and others remembered the Maryland congressman for working tirelessly and fearlessly for social justice from childhood until his death.

  • facebook October 21, 2019 6:54 pm

    Facebook Ramps Up Election Security Efforts Ahead of 2020

    With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.

  • Canada October 13, 2019 10:02 pm

    Typhoon Leaves as Many as 33 Dead as Japan Continues Rescue

    Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter. Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening and battered central...

  • White House October 9, 2019 12:04 am

    Interpreter who Helped Illinois Soldiers Still Waiting to Enter US

    A man in Iraq who assisted US soldiers during the Iraq War said he is still waiting for the opportunity to give his family a better life in Illinois.

  • Attorney October 4, 2019 3:03 pm

    Judge Denies Santa Anita Animal Rights Advocates Park Access to Protest

    A group of animal-rights advocates upset about the deaths of dozens of steeds at Santa Anita Race Track lost a round in court when a judge denied their request to be allowed to protest in the parking lot, walkways and gate areas of the venue that do not require a ticket.

  • Donald Trump September 27, 2019 5:22 pm

    White House Dusting Off Mueller Playbook as Pressure Mounts

    The White House is dusting off its playbook from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Caught off guard by the speed at which a whistleblower’s claims have morphed into an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump and his team are scrambling to respond. They’re turning, at least for now, to some of the same strategies they used to counter special counsel Robert...

  • Puerto Rico September 25, 2019 12:17 pm

    Karen Exits Caribbean After Causing Flooding, Power Outages

    Authorities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported limited power outages, flooding and landslides as Tropical Storm Karen swirled away from the northeast Caribbean early Wednesday. Some schools and government offices were expected to reopen in the region with the exception of those in St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Ernesto Morales, a meteorologist with the National...

  • Coach September 23, 2019 3:24 am

    Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football

    The Rams (3-0) remained unbeaten — and perfect against AFC teams in the regular season under coach Sean McVay — by barely holding back the Browns (1-2).

  • Donald Trump September 22, 2019 5:37 pm

    Iran Asks West to Leave Persian Gulf as Tensions Heightened

    Iran’s president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.-led coalition patrolling the region’s waterways as nationwide parades showcased the Islamic Republic’s military arsenal. Hassan Rouhani separately promised to unveil a regional peace plan at this week’s upcoming high-level meetings at the United Nations, which...

  • Donald Trump September 21, 2019 11:07 pm

    Iran's Guard Says Ready for ‘Any Scenario' Amid US Standoff

    Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and “any scenario,” its chief commander said Saturday, as the country’s nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia that shook global energy markets. Iran has denied involvement in the Sept. 14 attack that was initially claimed...

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