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The Associated Press is calling the "shelling ... a dramatic escalation in the violence that has gripped Sanaa since Monday." Some Yemeni officials are calling the rebels' move "a coup."
January 20, 2015
Looking back, presidents have often characterized the state of the union as "strong," but not always. President Ford described it as "not good."
January 20, 2015
There is bipartisan support for sanctions — and a veto threat from the president. His chief of staff, Denis McDonough, says the White House would consider congressional action "later in the year."
January 20, 2015
James Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 in the theater shooting in July 2012. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury pool of 9,000 is one of the largest ever.
January 20, 2015
The economy has improved greatly since President Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009. But is his economic legacy impressive enough to justify taking a victory lap during his State of the Union address?
January 20, 2015
During World War II, the Japanese aimed thousands of wind-borne explosives at North America. To this day, many have not been accounted for.
January 20, 2015
During World War II, the Japanese aimed thousands of wind-borne explosives at North America. To this day, many have not been accounted for.
January 20, 2015
In a message to Japan's prime minister, the group said it will kill the men unless it gets $200 million — equivalent to Japan's pledge in nonmilitary aid to countries facing threats from the group.
January 20, 2015
The prospects for passing major parts of President Obama's agenda slim to none. So what kind of tone will he take toward Congress?
January 20, 2015
Despite economic growth and the falling unemployment rate, challenges remain. The president will articulate his vision to a GOP-majority Congress.
January 20, 2015
The IRS commissioner warns that congressionally mandated budget cuts are hurting the agency's ability to crack down on tax cheats, process timely refunds and even staff its help lines.
January 20, 2015
If Elkhart County, Ind. was the symbol of the recession, then Ed Neufeldt was the face of the unemployed worker. Elkhart's economy has recovered but Neufeldt is still struggling to bounce back.
January 20, 2015
German automakers have several plants in the South, and Florida counts on European tourists. Analysts hope efforts to stimulate Europe's economy will keep investments in the U.S. from slipping.
January 20, 2015
The International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecasts over the next two years. It warned on Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will trump gains from lower oil prices.
January 20, 2015
Once, judicial elections were a pretty tame affair, with relatively little money spent. Not anymore. On Tuesday the Supreme Court hears arguments on how candidates should be allowed to gather funding.
January 19, 2015
Interstate 75 was closed southbound after an overpass north of the old Hopple Street bridge collapsed, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
January 19, 2015
It's been more than four decades since Burton Malkiel published A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Eleven editions later, Malkiel hasn't wavered in his mantra of patience and broad investing.
January 19, 2015
A pod of five orcas swam around — and even under — Rich German while he stood on his paddle board off of Laguna Beach, Calif. He videotaped the encounter.
January 19, 2015
When a general in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and several ranking members of Hezbollah were killed Sunday, they were within 10 miles of Israel's northeastern border.
January 19, 2015
The NFL's conference championships featured an instant classic between the Packers and Seahawks, as well as yet another accusation of cheating against the New England Patriots. ESPN's Jane McManus goes over the day's events with Robert Siegel.
January 19, 2015

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