​Autistic fans’ appreciation of "The Curious Incident"

On Broadway these days, you can find a young actor looking for clues in a baffling mystery — broadly similar to the way medical researchers are looking for clues in a mystery of the human mind. With Jane Pauley now we join that search: “My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the […]

Netanyahu heads to Washington to address Congress

Dec. 3, 2014: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament in Jerusalem. (AP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran’s nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is […]

US rethinking plan to retake Mosul from ISIS

Jan. 27, 2015: A Kurdish Peshmerga soldier stands guard, overlooking the road between Mosul and Tal afar at the frontline of Eski Mosul. (AP) The U.S. military is considering a months-long campaign of airstrikes to squeeze Islamic State fighters in Mosul before inserting Iraqi ground forces to retake the city, officials said Friday. The on-the-ground […]

Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require Americans to apply for tourist visas – Rubio calls Venezuela ban ‘a badge of honor’

Feb. 28, 2015: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, center, waves a national flag during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP) Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday the country will restrict the activities of U.S. diplomats, shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff and require Americans to apply for visas if they want to visit. Maduro […]

Video may show missing British girls in Istanbul

ISTANBUL –  A Turkish television station says it has obtained video showing three missing British teenagers at an Istanbul bus terminal before they boarded a bus to a city near Turkey’s border with Syria. A Haber news, which has close ties to the government, released the footage, which it says is of the schoolgirls. Authorities […]

Jeb Bush does his best to reestablish conservative credentials at CPAC

Feb. 27, 2015: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. (AP) Potential 2016 White House candidate Gov. Jeb Bush made the most of his opportunities this week to assure attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference that he rides with them on such key issues as immigration […]

‘KNIVES ARE OUT’ Dem under fire for taking on Obama on radical Islam

She was Hawaii’s golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit.  That isn’t stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge […]

MLB PIONEER DIES Minnie Minoso, 92, was first black player in Chicago

Aug. 7, 2002: Past and present Chicago White Sox All-Stars, from left, Bill Skowron, Minnie Minoso (leaning on sign), Bill Melton, Ed Farmer, Ron Kittle,Mark Buehrle, Carlton Fisk, Chico Carrasquel, Carlos May and BillyPierce pose for a photo in Chicago’s Comiskey Park, with the logo for the 2003 All-Star Game, which is scheduled to beplayed […]

DEADLY FACEBOOK FIGHT Girl, 14, dies, 2 hurt after social media spat turns real

Alabama authorities are saying three adolescent girls were shot, one fatally, after they went to an Alabama park to settle a Facebook quarrel with fists in front of a video camera. Birmingham police told Fox6 WBRC a group of girls had been arguing on Facebook for three weeks. During the back-and-forth the girls agreed to […]

BACK-DOOR DEAL? Reports of DHS agreement spurs talk of Boehner coup

Nov. 6, 2014: House Speaker John Boehner at news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. (AP) Multiple reports that House Speaker John Boehner has cut a deal to pass a long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security without ties to rolling back President Obama’s executive action on immigration has reignited rumblings about a […]