Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes


A massive container ship makes an inaugural passage through the Panama's newly expanded canal, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping

Clinton blames Republican leaders for a "paralyzed" Congress

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chastised Republican lawmakers on Sunday, blaming them for a "paralyzed" Congress

British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote

The news of the U.K. vote to quit the European Union is leaving British expatriates filled with fear about their future

Fallujah fully liberated from IS group, Iraqi commander says

A senior Iraqi military commander has declared the city of Fallujah to be "fully liberated" from the Islamic State group, giving a major boost to the country's security and political leadership in its fight against the extremists

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At least 7 stabbed at protest outside California Capitol

At least seven people were stabbed Sunday when members of right-wing extremists groups that planned to hold a rally outside the California state Capitol building in Sacramento clashed with counter-protesters, authorities said

Owners of AR-style firearms defend their weapon of choice

People in the U.S. who own AR-style firearms are again feeling the heat after another mass shooting that involved the weapon

Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades

Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub

Officials: California wildfire destroys 200 homes, buildings

A ravenous and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 200 homes and other buildings, though firefighters said Sunday that light winds were helping contain the blaze

New election fails to clarify Spain's political future

Spain's repeat general election has failed to clarify the political future of the European Union's fifth-largest economy, with the main parties placing roughly the same as in last December's ballot which brought six months of stalemate.

Pope defends Armenia 'genocide' comment; no offense meant

Pope Francis defended his use of the term "genocide" to describe the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians, saying that's how he has always referred to the massacre, he didn't mean anything offensive and it would have been "very strange" to have...

More storms on tap for flood-ravaged West Virginia

As West Virginians continued cleaning up and surveying flood damage in a state so devastated that one said her community "smelled like death," residents braced for the prospect of more rain

Trump campaign chairman: 'We're confident that we are not behind the Clinton campaign'

Paul Manafort, chairman of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign, denied that the campaign is falling behind likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's and said "major announcements" will be made this week about national and state-level...

Officials say 7 mine workers kidnapped in Nigeria freed

Officials say three Australians, a New Zealander, a South African and two locals have been freed four days after they were kidnapped in an ambush on a police convoy in southeastern Nigeria that killed a driver

New York to erect monument for Orlando victims

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will honor the 49 people killed in a shooting at a gay bar in Florida with a monument

Guns, corruption, abortion on Supreme Court docket

The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over

Conservative writer George Will drops out of GOP over Trump

Conservative columnist George Will parts ways with the Republican Party because of its support of Donald Trump

Britain's leaving the EU. What should I do with my money?

As uncertainty roils global markets, experts urge U.S. investors to stay calm and carry on. How Britain's EU exit affects your investments and money.

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63 years later, local Coast Guard heroes to be honored

The names of two Coast Guard crew members from Station New London will finally be formally...

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