In Brazil, women urged caution with kissing

RIO DE JANEIRO: In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice...

Brazil’s anti-Zika war goes house to house

SAO PAULO: Sao Paulo resident Juliana Matuoka always thought her stunning tropical flowers were something to appreciate from afar. Now, however, they are enemy...

Clinton goes on attack against surging Sanders – ‘We share some very big progressive...

DURHAM: Hillary Clinton mounted a sharp attack on White House rival Bernie Sanders Thursday, accusing her Democratic challenger of waging a smear campaign and...

US eyes ways to toughen fight against domestic extremists – Militant groups present ‘clear...

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists, senior officials...

Obama slams bigotry in first visit to US mosque – President thanks Muslim-Americans, decries...

BALTIMORE: US President Barack Obama yesterday offered an impassioned rebuttal of "inexcusable" Republican election-year rhetoric against Muslims as he made his first trip to...

Georgia executes oldest death row inmate – Inmate was 72 years old; 5th execution...

ATLANTA: A 72-year-old man convicted of murdering a convenience store manager in a 1979 robbery in Atlanta's suburbs was executed in Georgia early yesterday,...

Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

JACKSON: Tornadoes touched down in Mississippi and Alabama as thunderstorms swept through the area Tuesday, while a powerful snowstorm buried parts of Colorado and...

Scientists tracks bedbug genome, follows pest through NYC subway

NEW YORK: Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway...

White House race wide open – Cruz bests Trump, Rubio; Clinton edges Sanders

DES MOINES, Iowa: The US presidential race looked suddenly wide open yesterday after frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton suffered chastening evenings in Iowa,...

‘Leave us alone’: Oregon town tired of standoff

BURNS: People who live in Burns, the small high desert town near a wildlife refuge that has been occupied by an armed group for...

Trump: Celebrity billionaire re-writing US politics

NEW YORK: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, the swaggering billionaire who revels in money and celebrity, has upended the 2016 presidential election by casting a...

US race discomforts US Muslims

CEDAR RAPIDS: The imam of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has long considered explaining Islam his mission. But when Republicans start ruminating over jihad and US...

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