WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged parents to vaccinate their children and said the U.S. is doing everything in its power to rescue a 26-year-old woman held by the Islamic State, speaking in a wide-ranging interview also covering football and politics.
TOKYO (AP) — The wife of slain Japanese hostage Kenji Goto said Monday she was devastated but proud of her husband, who was beheaded by Islamic State extremists.
CHICAGO (AP) — A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties.
CAIRO (AP) — A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is doing everything in its power to try to rescue an American woman being held by Islamic State militants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the midst of a measles outbreak, President Barack Obama is telling parents to get their kids vaccinated.
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand on Monday were investigating a pair of bombings outside a luxury shopping mall in the heart of Bangkok, the first such violence reported in the capital since last year's army coup.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two senior Australian government ministers on Monday brushed off reports that they might challenge Prime Minister Tony Abbott's leadership as an opinion poll showed a further fall in his popularity.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions early Monday signed another peace deal in the latest effort to end hostilities that have raged for more than a year.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading "#blacklivesmatter" during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black suspects at the hands of Missouri and New York police.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has arrested a man who climbed a bicycle rack outside the White House grounds Sunday, and he's been charged with unlawful entry.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified a husband and wife who were taken to a Portland hospital after a fall on Mount Hood.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.
BOSTON (AP) — The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's not sure whether the Patriots cheated when they used deflated footballs in the game that got them to the Super Bowl, but says he assumes the NFL will consider giving referees more control of the footballs.