December 10, 2016 RSS feed / World

Astronaut, senator to lie in state in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio’s capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.  More...

John Glenn blasts off into orbit around Earth

John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was lauded as a hero of the American space program on Feb. 20, 1962, when he became the nation’s first astronaut to orbit the earth. More...

UPS driver killed when he stops for food; suspect surrenders

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Alaska lake searched for plane with four aboard

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The search of an Alaska lake was resuming early Friday after debris believed to be from a small plane carrying four people was found in the water, near where the aircraft took off from, an official said.  Searchers More...

Student has right to wear Confederate clothing

PLUM (AP) — A high school student has a right to wear a sweatshirt depicting a Confederate flag even though it upsets a black student and her father, the school superintendent said Friday.  More...

West Bank settlers defiant in evacuation

AMONA, West Bank (AP) — Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. More...

‘Rogue One’ moves ‘Star Wars’ forward by going back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there were more stories than those of the Skywalker family. More...

Missouri court strikes law denying bail to some immigrants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a state law Thursday that denies bail to criminal defendants who cannot prove they are legally present in the U.S.  More...

Bristol-Myers Squibb to pay to settle allegations

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bristol- Myers Squibb Co. will pay $19.5 million to settle allegations that it promoted the anti-psychotic drug Abilify for unapproved uses and misled doctors about its dangers, it was announced Thursday.  More...

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