Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day

Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day


Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day

Posted: 26 May 2018 07:22 AM PDT

Ray Chavez reflected on his service, and recounted his experience on the day that President Franklin Roosevelt declared would "live in infamy."

Trump says American prisoner in Venezuela has been released

Posted: 26 May 2018 07:19 AM PDT

President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning American prisoner Josh Holt has been released from prison in Venezuela. His wife, Thamy Holt, was also released according to Sen. Orrin Hatch's office.

Fear and failure: How Ebola sparked a global health revolution

Posted: 26 May 2018 06:41 AM PDT

Armed with an experimental vaccine and empowered by a revolution in global health, officials have something akin to optimism in the Congo Ebola outbreak.

Were slavery and liberation a choice? A conversation beyond Kanye West

Posted: 26 May 2018 06:16 AM PDT

Kanye spoke put of ignorance--black people fought and killed to be free, writes John Sims and David Love. And we descendants of African slaves are indebted to the slaves who chose slavery over death in hope of a better day.

San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco products

Posted: 26 May 2018 06:13 AM PDT

The health of San Franciscan kids is at risk if voters do not vote to uphold a ban on flavored tobacco products, write Nancy Brown and John Maa

What my grandfather found in photo of war dead

Posted: 26 May 2018 06:12 AM PDT

John Kirby writes about how his grandfather and he try to make every day a little bit like Memorial Day.

Is 'Solo' suffering from 'Star Wars' fatigue?

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:55 AM PDT

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" has had a bit of a muted buzz. Are Han and Chewbacca suffering from "Star Wars" fatigue?

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:49 AM PDT

The leaders of North and South Korea met Saturday for a second time, South Korea's presidency announced.

Settle in with these weekend reads

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:31 AM PDT

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed in a busy news week.

Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:26 AM PDT

The counting of votes was underway Saturday following Ireland's referendum to lift its constitutional ban on abortion after exit polls pointed to an emphatic "Yes."

Who else wasn't at the EPA chemical meeting? The victims

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:16 AM PDT

Journalists weren't the only ones shut out from the Environmental Protection Agency's conference this week on chemically contaminated drinking water. Many victims of water polluted by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances were also left out, and are struggling to get clear answers about the dangers to their communities.

Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms

Posted: 26 May 2018 05:16 AM PDT

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has quietly waged a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort to put "Pocahontas" in the past.

The infamous murderer's prison escape that inspired a near-impossible ultramarathon

Posted: 26 May 2018 04:48 AM PDT

Most races are designed to help runners finish. The Barkley Marathons of rural Tennessee are designed for failure. Among ultramarathoners, this is the Holy Grail of races.

French Open 2018: Petra Kvitova living the 'dream' after knife attack

Posted: 26 May 2018 04:08 AM PDT

As she prepared to make her tennis comeback last year at the French Open, Petra Kvitova was unsure whether she could ever be the player she once was.

More evacuations ordered in Hawaii as volcano activity intensifies

Posted: 26 May 2018 02:03 AM PDT

Firefighters went door-to-door urging some residents of Leilani Estates to leave as lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano moved closer, once again.

TotalBiscuit, popular British gaming critic, dies at age of 33

Posted: 26 May 2018 01:04 AM PDT

John Bain, a British video games critic known as TotalBiscuit, has died at the age of 33.

Women's arrests cast doubt on Saudi Crown Prince's reforms

Posted: 26 May 2018 01:00 AM PDT

A recent crackdown on women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia has cast doubt over a much-touted reform agenda led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

USC president steps down in wake of lawsuits against school, gynecologist

Posted: 26 May 2018 12:42 AM PDT

University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias is stepping down in light of a scandal involving Dr. George Tyndall, a former campus gynecologist accused of sexual misconduct and using racist language during exams.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher loses endorsement for saying it's OK to not sell homes to gay people

Posted: 26 May 2018 12:28 AM PDT

Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group for saying that people should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gay people.

Trump's 'yes' then 'no' then 'yes' approach leaves Singapore summit fate unclear

Posted: 26 May 2018 12:05 AM PDT

Twenty-four hours after President Donald Trump dictated a dejected letter to Kim Jong Un canceling their June 12 meeting, he appeared to reverse course, telling reporters Friday the diplomatic encounter could still occur on the same date if conditions keep improving.

How to make sure your Amazon Echo doesn't send secret recordings

Posted: 25 May 2018 10:39 PM PDT

Worried about

Key US allies 'perplexed' as Trump treats friends like enemies

Posted: 25 May 2018 10:13 PM PDT

President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un left South Korea's President "perplexed" and sparked angry protests in Seoul. One sign read: "We condemn Trump."

Russian oligarch met with Michael Cohen at Trump Tower during transition

Posted: 25 May 2018 10:01 PM PDT

A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN and a person familiar with the matter.

Publix suspends political contributions following criticism for supporting pro-NRA candidate

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:02 PM PDT

Publix has suspended its political contributions as it reevaluates its giving processes, the national grocery chain said in a statement on Friday. The announcement comes days after Parkland student activist David Hogg called for a die-in at the grocery store to protest its support for a Florida gubernatorial candidate backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Report claims Rohingya militant group massacred nearly 100 Hindus

Posted: 25 May 2018 08:57 PM PDT

Members of a Rohingya militant group allegedly massacred dozens of men, women and children, execution-style in Hindu villages in Myanmar's Rakhine State last year, according to a new Amnesty International report.

Former commander of USS McCain pleads guilty following deadly collision

Posted: 25 May 2018 08:10 PM PDT

The former commanding officer of the USS John S McCain pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent dereliction of duty resulting in death under the Uniform Code of Military Justice during a court-martial proceeding Friday.

Border Patrol slightly changes account of undocumented woman's fatal shooting

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:59 PM PDT

United States Customs and Border Protection on Friday released a slightly different account of a border agent's fatal shooting of an undocumented migrant near Laredo, Texas, raising new questions about what actually happened.

Teacher credited with disarming student in middle school shooting

Posted: 25 May 2018 06:41 PM PDT

A teacher is being credited with disarming a student suspected of opening fire at an Indiana middle school.