Today's Top News Story

Biden signals there could be a truce in Gaza soon but Israel and Hamas indicate no deal is imminent

U.S. President Joe Biden has signaled that a cease-fire in Gaza could be at hand More »


More Top Stories

Biden will urge Congress' top leaders to keep the government open and send aid to Ukraine and Israel

President Joe Biden is meeting with the top four leaders of Congress to press for quick action to avoid a looming government shutdown and send emergency aid to Ukraine and Israel More »


Germany and Poland say they're not sending troops to Ukraine as the Kremlin warns of wider war

European heavyweights Germany and Poland insist that they will not send troops to Ukraine More »


What's life like for Russia's political prisoners? Isolation, poor food and arbitrary punishment

For political prisoners, life in Russia’s penal colonies and labor camps is a grim reality of physical and psychological pressure, insufficient food, poor health care, sleep deprivation and arbitrary rules that are impossible to obey More »


Biden and Trump are marching toward their nominations, but Michigan could reveal significant perils

Joe Biden and Donald Trump are marching toward their respective presidential nominations More »


Could Missouri's 'stand your ground' law apply to the Super Bowl celebration shooters?

Court documents say the man accused of firing the first shots at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl rally told authorities he felt threatened, while a second man said he pulled the trigger because someone was shooting at him More »


Barrage of gunfire as officers stop shooter at Joel Osteen's megachurch, newly released video shows

Houston police have released body camera footage from officers who exchanged gunfire with a woman who opened fire at celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch earlier this month before she was gunned down More »


Wild weather hits Northwest with snow even as Midwest gets a taste of summer

February’s end is bringing wild weather to much of the United States More »


Phones are distracting students in class. More states are pressing schools to ban them

The scene in classrooms around the country is similar: Kids are on their phones, even when school rules forbid it More »


Photographer accuses Taylor Swift's dad of punching him in the face on Sydney waterfront

A photographer has told police he was punched in the face by Taylor Swift’s father on the Sydney waterfront hours after the popstar’s Australian tour ended More »


News, Photo and Web Search