The Minnesota Vikings have made their in-person pitch to Adrian Peterson, the latest step toward resolving the star running back's unclear status.
BEIJING (AP) — China has set an official economic growth target of about 7 percent for this year, according to a work report to be delivered Thursday by the country's premier.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country's northern border with the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of medical scope that's used on more than a half-million people in the U.S. every year, the hospital said Wednesday.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to prison a year after one of her young daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and raped.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon.
BEIJING (AP) — China is setting an official economic growth target of about 7 percent for the coming year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pharrell Williams told a jury Wednesday that he was trying to evoke the feel of Marvin Gaye's music but did not copy the late singer's work when he crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines."
NEW YORK (AP) — Etsy, the online retailer used by hobbyists and people who make their living selling their crafts, is going public.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says report shows deep distrust and hostility in the community.
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was injured in an attack by a blade-wielding assailant Thursday in Seoul, police and television reports said. The YTN news channel, citing witnesses and police sources, said a man with a blade concealed in his right hand attacked Lippert as he was attending a breakfast function at the Sejong Cultural Institute in central Seoul. The United States and South Korea launched annual joint military exercises this week, triggering a surge in tensions with North Korea. Nearly 30,000 US troops are permanently stationed in South Korea and the US would assume operational command in the event of an armed conflict with the North.
The House Select Committee on Benghazi is planning to subpoena Clintonmail.com.
Many analysts in Israel say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before Congress, which challenged President Obama's strategy on Iran, may help him garner votes in upcoming elections.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old on Wednesday, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as a likely swing vote in a ruling. The nine justices heard 85 minutes of arguments in the case brought by conservative opponents of the law who contend its tax credits aimed at helping people afford medical insurance should not be available in most states. A ruling favoring the challengers could cripple the law dubbed Obamacare, the president's signature domestic policy achievement. Kennedy, a conservative who often casts the deciding vote in close cases, raised concerns to lawyers on both sides about the possible negative impact on states if the government loses the case, suggesting he could back the Obama administration.
Seven months after one of its white officers fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old, the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department’s own findings of what transpired remain under wraps. Excessive force and possible civil rights violations by the suburban St. Louis department have been the focus of a Justice Department investigation since Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown Jr. multiple times last August.