By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 11:26 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.
By ROBIN McDOWELL and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 11:24 a.m.
YANGON, Myanmar — Navy ships from two countries scoured Southeast Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to do.
By Simon Denyer, The Washington Post
May 22, 2015 11:22 a.m.
BEIJING — China accused the United States on Friday of "very irresponsible" and potentially dangerous actions after a surveillance plane flew near disputed islands in the South China Sea and was warned off by the Chinese navy earlier this week.
By Sam Kim, Bloomberg News
May 22, 2015 11:21 a.m.
SEOUL, South Korea — A court's decision to suspend her sentence means that Heather Cho, daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines Co., can put away her plastic spoon and stop accepting handouts from her fellow convicts.
By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 11:09 a.m.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people Friday in a blast inside a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the 7th century birth of a revered figure, residents and officials said.
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:53 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices. That could prompt the Federal Reserve to start raising interest rates later this year.
By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:52 a.m.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to dominate the bull for the next eight seconds — or, at least, hoped to.
By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:50 a.m.
WASHINGTON — U.S. marshals and police tracked down and arrested a dangerous ex-convict and five others, bringing a sudden and safe ending to a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper, authorities said Friday.
By SAM HANANEL, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:49 a.m.
WASHINGTON — America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:47 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime U.S. ally.
NORMAN, Okla. — There is a chance for severe weather along the Texas-New Mexico border and heavy rainfall during the Memorial Day weekend that will likely cause flash flooding across the southern Plains, the National Weather Service said Friday.
By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post
May 22, 2015 10:44 a.m.
A day after reality TV star Josh Duggar apologized amid allegations that he molested several underage girls while he was a teenager, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee criticized "those who have enjoyed revealing this long ago sins."
By LISA LERER and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press
May 22, 2015 10:05 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi.