California mudslides: Rescuer saves ‘muddy doll’ baby

US & Canada US & Canada California mudslides: Rescuer saves ‘muddy doll’ baby Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Climate change: Trump says US ‘could conceivably’ rejoin Paris deal

US & Canada US & Canada Climate change: Trump says US ‘could conceivably’ rejoin Paris deal Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with … Read more

Alps snowfall: Trains reach tourists stranded in Zermatt

Europe Europe Alps snowfall: Trains reach tourists stranded in Zermatt Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

CES 2018: Power cut at major Las Vegas tech show

Technology Technology CES 2018: Power cut at major Las Vegas tech show Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this … Read more

Iran drug law change could spare thousands on death row

Iran drug law change could spare thousands on death row AFP An Iranian policeman guards 3,000kg (6,600lb) of opium seized from drug smugglers Thousands of Iranians who have been sentenced to death for drug crimes could be spared following a softening in the country’s law.Capital punishment has been abolished for some drug offences, and the … Read more

Luxe Montecito caught off guard by deadly river of mud

LOS ANGELES — In the days before the torrential rains came, authorities in the Southern California community of Montecito were worried that residents were suffering from “evacuation fatigue.” After locals were forced to flee during last month’s record-setting wildfire, authorities wondered if they would go along with future directives to leave their homes. Those concerns … Read more

Republican retirements mount as Rep. Darrell Issa steps aside

WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., one of the most prominent and endangered Republicans in Congress, has decided not to run for reelection in November, becoming the latest in a string of vulnerable GOP incumbents to retire ahead of midterm elections expected to favor Democrats. Issa, who made a national name for himself as an … Read more

Purged from Ohio’s voter rolls, this Navy vet has his day at the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — When Larry Harmon of Akron, a Navy veteran and software engineer, went to his local polling place to vote in 2015, he discovered he was no longer on the list of registered voters. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up his challenge to the system Ohio used to remove him and … Read more

James Franco awkwardly addresses misconduct claims on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Actor James Franco addressed recent sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him during an uncomfortable “Late Show” interview on Tuesday night. Franco, who earned an Oscar nomination for “127 Hours,” was criticized by some social media users for wearing a Time’s Up pin in solidarity with the movement against sexual harassment to Sunday’s Golden Globes. Actress … Read more

Police on trial: Why is it so hard to convict officers who use lethal force?

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.Get fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.thinkDespite a wave of high-profile incidents in which police were seen killing a suspect on video, it remains incredibly hard to convict cops of a crime. Why is that?ThinkTerm limits: popular in … Read more