LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Sheen's recent revelation that he's HIV-positive served as a reminder that his home state of California remains among a large group of states with HIV-specific criminal laws that activists consider outdated and that the U.S. Justice Department says should be revised.
French President Francois Hollande, with President Obama, traveled here as part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against IS.
WASHINGTON — In a show of Western solidarity, President Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts,…
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah regulators declined to rule Tuesday on whether Starbucks can serve beer and wine at some locations, saying they want lawmakers to determine if the cafes can be considered restaurants eligible for alcohol licenses.
FILE — In this Nov. 17, 2015 file photo, former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen, right, is interviewed by Matt Lauer, on NBC’s “Today” in New York. In the interview, the 50-year-old Sheen said he tested positive four years ago for the virus that causes AIDS. Sheen’s recent revelation…
LOS ANGELES — Charlie Sheen’s recent revelation that he’s HIV-positive served as a reminder that his home state of California remains among a large group of states with HIV-specific criminal laws that activists consider outdated and that the U.S. Justice Department says should be revised.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — In what could set an example for foster care across Maryland, foster parents in Washington County are set to be the first in the state trained to help children traumatized by psychological, sexual and physical abuse.
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — When their granddaughter was put into foster care a little more than three years ago, Mark and Tonya Chidester felt they had to act to keep the girl in their family.
No simple answer in trying to keep Americans safe.
President Obama, speaking in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, called the Islamic State “a bunch of killers with good social media.”
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Obama said Sunday the Islamic State “cannot strike a mortal blow” against the U.S., and he warned that overreacting to the Paris attacks would play into extremists’ hands.
President Obama and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, had strong words for Islamic extremists at an Asian summit in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Liz Blasbery remembers the young man well.
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015 - In this photo taken on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, architect Wayne Williams, Phil Acord, President/CEO of the Children's Home/Chambliss Shelter, and Liz Blasbery, executive director of resident services, from left, discuss materials and colors for a new facili…
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015- In this photo taken on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, architect Wayne Williams discusses materials and colors for a new facility while meeting at the Children's Home/Chambliss Shelter, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (Angela Lewis Foster/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)