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South Korea says it will lay the groundwork for Trump to talk to North Korea's Kim about nuclear weapons

April 18, 2018 03:04 pm

SEOUL - South Korea and the United States are looking for a way to guarantee "a bright future" for North Korea if its leader Kim Jong Un will give up his nuclear weapons program, the national security adviser in Seoul said Wednesday, as preparatio

China, India grapple with the consequences too many men

April 18, 2018 02:51 pm

Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world's two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continental scale.

George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death

April 18, 2018 02:43 pm Updated: April 18, 2018 02:44 pm

Former president George W. Bush on Wednesday recalled that his mother was strong, lucid and funny when he saw her in the hospital about a week ago, during what he characterized as a "wonderful visit."

Dave Jacobs, boxing trainer who launched career of Sugar Ray Leonard, dies at 84

April 18, 2018 02:39 pm Updated: April 18, 2018 02:40 pm

Dave Jacobs, a longtime boxing trainer in Maryland who discovered the talent of a young Sugar Ray Leonard and guided him to an Olympic gold medal in 1976, died March 23 at a hospital in Washington. He was 84.

Publisher of celebrity books testifies in support of model Janice Dickinson's story of being raped by Bill Cosby

April 18, 2018 02:35 pm

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Famed publisher Judith Regan testified Wednesday that former supermodel Janice Dickinson was furious about being blocked from including an allegation that she had been drugged and raped by Bill Cosby in her memoir.

Southwest orders emergency engine checks after Tuesday's fatal midflight explosion

April 18, 2018 01:37 pm Updated: April 18, 2018 01:37 pm

Federal investigators Wednesday will examine whether metal fatigue caused an engine fan to snap in midflight aboard a Southwest Airlines plane, spraying shrapnel that penetrated the cabin. One passenger died.

Barbara Bush, matriarch of American political dynasty, dies at 92

April 17, 2018 08:04 pm Updated: April 17, 2018 08:05 pm

Barbara Bush, who was the wife of one president and the mother of another and whose embrace of her image as America's warmhearted grandmother belied her influence and mettle, died April 17. She was 92.

IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before tax deadline

April 17, 2018 03:52 pm Updated: April 17, 2018 03:53 pm

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service's online system for submitting tax returns experienced widespread failures on Tuesday, complicating filing for the millions of taxpayers attempting to meet the government's midnight deadline.