Tap water fix in West Virginia days away

2014-01-12 13:41:32

Tap water in Charleston, West Virginia, and nearby communities will remain unsafe in the coming days, an official said on Saturday as residents spent a third day unable to bathe, shower or drink from the faucet due to a chemical spill tainting the Elk River.

West Virginia chemical spill triggers tap water ban

2014-01-11 13:13:04

Up to 300,000 West Virginia residents are spending a second night unable to bathe, shower or drink tap water Friday after a chemical spill into the Elk River called the water's safety into question.

US warns of possible terrorism at Sochi

2014-01-11 11:27:43

The US State Department warned Americans on Friday of the potential for terrorism at the Sochi Olympics but said it was not aware of any specific threat to US citizens.

Nations lay groundwork for human, robotic exploration

2014-01-11 11:26:19

Officials from 32 of the world's space-faring nations concluded a trio of summits on Friday to tackle expanding participation in the International Space Station and planning for eventual human expeditions to Mars.

US Air Force drug probe targets 10 officers

2014-01-11 11:24:16

Ten US Air Force officers are being investigated for alleged illegal drug possession, the Air Force said on Friday.

US to withdraw diplomat at India's request

2014-01-11 10:19:01

The United States said on Friday it would withdraw one of its diplomats from New Delhi at India's request after Washington effectively expelled an Indian envoy at the center of a dispute between the allies.

Magazine picks best US Air Force photos

2014-01-11 09:48:14

Airman magazine chooses the best US Air Force pictures of 2013 - Jan 2014.

Across Canada

2014-01-11 07:09:14

Across Canada

New Jersey braces for new disclosures in bridge scandal

2014-01-11 05:44:57

New Jersey legislators released on Friday more than 1,000 pages of documents that may shed light on a bridge scandal.

US regrets over India's expulsion of American diplomat

2014-01-11 05:05:19

The United States "deeply regrets" over India's expulsion of an American diplomat amid an ongoing diplomatic row, the State Department said on Friday.

Obama nominates Fischer as Fed vice chairman

2014-01-11 02:58:34

US President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Official: China's space policy open to world

2014-01-11 02:42:35

Xu Dazhe, the new chief of China's space industry, is seeking more international cooperation in Washington less than a month after his country's first successful soft landing on the moon.