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Blog Post Archive

Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel take hostages; 3 guards dead

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners Tuesday, killing at least three guards and taking hostages, a security official said.

Facebook suffers outage affecting users worldwide

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting an hour on Tuesday affecting users worldwide.

Democrats, Republicans spar over Benghazi investigation

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, began last year with promises of bipartisanship and cooperation.

Senate blocks swift passage of Keystone XL pipeline bill

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward on Monday, but supporters of the project vowed to push ahead and eventually get a vote on the measure. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to limit debate, voting 53 to 39 on the measure. Show More Summary

Millions hunker down for Northeast blizzard

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Much of the region is shut down but the storm has so far fallen short of predictions.

Facebook suffers outage affecting users worldwide

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook is suffering a widespread outage Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia and Australia.

Democrats accuse GOP of breaking promises on Benghazi panel

12 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Democrats on the special House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks have accused Republicans of conducting the committee’s work without them and withholding information that would undermine the credibility of the panel itself, according to three letters obtained by Yahoo News.

Northeast U.S. braves 'crippling' blizzard, transit systems shut

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Allen and Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (Reuters) - A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the U.S. Northeast on Monday, creating havoc for more than 60 million people and forcing New York City to shut down on a scale not seen since Superstorm Sandy devastated the region in 2012. Show More Summary

U.S. charges three in alleged Russian spy ring in NYC

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Stempel and Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday unveiled criminal charges against three men for their alleged involvement in a Russian spy ring operating in New York City. Evgeny Buryakov, Igor...Show More Summary

Ex-CIA officer convicted in New York Times leak case: Washington Post

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former CIA officer was convicted in federal court in Virginia on Monday of leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter about a failed U.S. effort to undermine Iran's nuclear weapons program, the Washington Post reported. Show More Summary

Live updates: Northeast braces for 'potentially historic' blizzard

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

More than 50 million are bracing for a potentially historic winter storm.

Two high-profile Massachusetts trials delayed by forecast storm

20 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Two high-profile criminal trials in Massachusetts, that of the accused Boston Marathon bomber and a former New England Patriots player charged with murdering an associate, will be delayed by an impending winter storm, judges said on Monday. Show More Summary

U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fight

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. Show More Summary

Rand Paul on Possible Mitt Romney Run: 'No, No, No, No'

22 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

'I’m with Ann Romney on this one,' the Kentucky senator said.

United Airlines cancels all Tuesday flights from major Northeast hubs

22 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - United Airlines said on Monday it will cancel all of its Tuesday flights from the New York area, Boston and Philadelphia as a potentially historic blizzard rips through the Northeast. The carrier said its operations at other airports throughout the Northeast will be affected as well. Show More Summary

Judge puts Alabama same-sex marriages on hold after striking down ban

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Same-sex couples in Alabama will have to put their wedding plans on hold after a federal judge issued a two-week stay on her ruling that struck down the state's laws banning gay marriages, including those performed legally in other states. Show More Summary

Last year tied with 2010 as warmest on record

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Last year tied with 2010 as the hottest on record, in a new sign of long-term global warming stoked by human activities, according to British data on Monday that back up U.S. findings of record-breaking heat in 2014. Show More Summary

More bad news for Malaysia Airlines

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. The airline's site was down...

Northeast braces for 'historic' blizzard

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The storm could bury communities from New Jersey to Maine in up to 2 feet of snow.

Japan seeks Jordan's help on gaining hostage's release

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

TOKYO (AP) — Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group, with no signs of progress on securing his release.

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