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House GOP may opt against shutdown over Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders have summoned their divided conference for a make-or-break discussion on how to fight taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood without having the battle lead to a government shutdown next week.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Syrian family's life darkens in town that saw neo-Nazi riots

Eds: The third in an occasional series focusing on how new arrivals are adjusting to life in Europe _ and how Europe is adjusting to them. Some of the stories will focus on the path of the Habashieh family. With AP Photos.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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California regulators to restore emissions-cutting fuel rule

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Friday restored ambitious rules to cut transportation fuel emissions 10 percent within 5 years.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Obama, Xi to test limits of personal ties on cyber disputes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will test the limits of their personal ties Friday as they wade into issues that have exacerbated tensions: China's cyberspying in the U.S. and Beijing's territorial disputes in the Asian Pacific.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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EPA to change diesel tests to thwart VW-like cheating

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Fordham, Marquette rescind honorary degrees they gave Cosby

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham and Marquette universities have rescinded from Bill Cosby his honorary degrees amid allegations from women accusing the comedian of sexual assault.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Some millennials digging into news, contrary to stereotype

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't believe everything you see tweeted, shared or posted about the millennial generation being uninformed.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Embrace immigrants, Pope Francis urges Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a rapt Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace "the stranger in our midst" as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting at the U.S. Capitol.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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