Fence-jumper gets into White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended. President...
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Fence-jumper makes it into White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President...
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Purdue shooter sentenced to 65 years

An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after...
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Russian fighters intercepted by U.S., Canada

Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North...
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Watch: Alibaba makes its NYSE debut

[embedded content]It’s official; BABA is a thing. Alibaba (BABA) shares priced at $ 68, the top of its range, Thursday afternoon, making the Chinese Internet company’s IPO the biggest...
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Scots reject independence from U.K.

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The...
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Vote counting begins in Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year...
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Islamic State seizes Syrian villages

By Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a...
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15 detained in counterterrorism raids

SYDNEY (AP) — Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a random, violent attack in Australia...
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Dow closes at record high after Fed holds rate course

[embedded content] The latest statement from the FOMC was a considerable disappointment to Fed watchers who were hoping Fed Chair Janet Yellen would hint at when the central bank might raise...
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