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Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

HONOLULU — Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S.
US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast

US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is considering sending several thousand additional troops to the Middle East to help deter Iranian aggression, amid reports of escalating violence in Iran and continued meddling by Tehran in Iraq, Syria and other parts of th
Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

BOSTON — Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its campus and accept no further donations amid concerns over the family's role in the opioid cr
House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

WASHINGTON — Finger pointing and voice hoarse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday delivered a broadside to a reporter that might well apply to all of impeachment-era Washington: “Don't mess with me.
US trade gap narrows as imports fall amid China conflict

US trade gap narrows as imports fall amid China conflict

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as imports fell faster than exports. The politically sensitive trade gap with China dropped.
November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

NEW YORK — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.
Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO

Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco on Thursday set a share price for its IPO — expected to be the biggest ever — that puts the value of the company at $1.7 trillion, more than Apple or Microsoft.

5 people struck by trains within days in Washington state

SEATTLE — Washington state authorities have confirmed five people in three days have been hit by trains, including three fatally struck.
SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.

Police: Rapper sucker-punched man during arcade altercation

DAVIE, Fla. — A rapper from Miami is accused of sucker-punching a 50-year-old man in front of his young son during a confrontation at a family arcade in South Florida.