Latest Breaking News

AP News - 6 mins ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of Philadelphia transit police officers rushed onto a downtown subway train on Christmas and helped make a special delivery: a baby boy.Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Sgt. Daniel Caban and Officer D ...more

AP News - 8 mins ago

U.S. stocks edged higher Friday morning in relatively quiet trading a day after Christmas. Falling oil and natural gas prices helped bolster expectations for stronger consumer spending heading into next year.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industri ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87.His son-in-law Ken Wingate confirmed that Edward ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87.His son-in-law Ken Wingate confirmed that Edwards died Friday. ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A major exchange of war prisoners was embroiled in controversy Friday, with some reports saying it has been completed and others saying it had has been pushed back a day.Russia's Interfax news agency said the exchange had ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots in the new year. They'll be hunkered down in statehouses across the Midwest, pushing bills through ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

JOHN DAY, Ore. (AP) — Twenty years after the northern spotted owl and salmon practically shut down logging on Northwest national forests, some environmentalists and loggers have become friends by focusing on a shared goal — thinning overgrown forests t ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he'll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says he wouldn't run just to nudge th ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

The western Ohio plant that builds Airstream travel-trailers is seeing such hot demand that there's a three-month backlog on orders, and ground has been broken on a major expansion that will increase production capacity. Some factoids about the Airstre ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

MIAMI (AP) — It was hot and dark and mosquitoes bit at his skin as 23-year-old Jose Fuente Lastre boarded a raft with eight other men, intent on fleeing Cuba.Their flimsy vessel built from scraps of metal, wood and inner tubes had failed repeate ...more