Saturday, February 6th, 2016
  • More than 100 missing, 13 dead in Taiwan quake

    Rescuers were raced to locate the missing after nightfall Saturday. […]

  • Progressive candidates make progress on defining progressivism


  • N. Korea says rocket launch could happen as early as Sunday

    North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The […]

  • Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85. […]

  • Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A shooting at a strip club early Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, left one person dead, seven injured and police searching for answers. […]

  • Pope, Russian patriarch to talk about persecution of Christians

    The patriarch of Russia's Orthodox Church will take part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff on Feb. 12 because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said. Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches remain, most notably a row over the status […]