4M fewer uninsured as Affordable Care Act kicks in

Obamacare, health care reform signup

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

Watch fighter jets use freeway as airstrip

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft used Taiwan's main highway as a makeshift airstrip Tuesday as part of a dawn drill that simulated an attack from…

Search for killers of Britons in Thailand

Thai police say they are preventing people from leaving a popular resort island after the battered bodies of a British man and woman were found on a beach.


Macy's, Bloomingdales to offer same-day delivery

Macy's blurb

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Macy's is getting on the instant-gratification bandwagon, saying it will begin providing same-day delivery very soon.

Taliban claim responsibility for blast

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing targeting a convoy of foreign forces in the Afghan capital.

It was not immediately clear how…

Obama to assign 3,000 military personnel to fight Ebola

Barack Obama July 2

President Obama will announce significant new U.S. efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic, which has moved quickly across the western part of Africa and sent…

URGENT - Afghanistan Kabul blast

(CNN) -- The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing targeting a convoy of foreign forces in Kabul. The number of possible casualties from…

U.S. airstrike aims at ISIS near Baghdad

Kurdish fighter with house destroyed by US air strikes

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadalla

A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.

The airstrike southwest of the city appears to be the closest the U.S.…

Agent Storm: Inside al Qaeda for the CIA

Two worlds. Two identities and the ever-present, very real risk of death.

That was the life of Morten Storm, a radical Islamist turned double agent, who's now…

Radisson suspends Vikings sponsorship

Adrian Peterson

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The Radisson hotel chain has suspended its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings in the wake of child abuse allegations against Adrian Peterson.

Uber drivers in New York City protest fares


From Uber

Uber drivers in New York are protesting for the second time in a month, fuming over the company's low fares. Fans of the cheap uberX service might want to take…

Congress to vote on arming Syrian rebels

Syria freedom fighter


House Republicans will require the White House to provide a detailed plan for arming and training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS in exchange for giving it the OK…

What's the world going to do about ISIS?

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq


ISIS beheaded another Westerner, a British aid worker. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry courted Middle Eastern leaders to join a coalition in the fight…

War against ISIS: Where does Rand Paul stand?

Sen. Rand Paul has gotten questions from the media lately at nearly every stop and in almost every interview about where he stands on combating the threat of…

Snowden, Assange, Greenwald, Dotcom vs. PM

NSA leaker Edward Snowden accused New Zealand Prime Minister John Key of misleading the public over the country's spying activities, as the nation's explosive…

Women to consult NFL on domestic violence

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Draft

Mike Segar/Reuters

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will work with four women "on the development and implementation of the league's policies, resources and outreach on issues of…

Man shot from behind by police, family says

Darrien Hunt vigil

Jeffery D. Allred/Deseret News

To hear prosecutors tell it, Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a "samurai-type sword" before he was killed.

To hear his family tell it, police shot the 22…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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