1st US penis transplant could raise hope for maimed soldiers

By PHILIP MARCELO and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press BOSTON (AP) – A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the nation’s first penis transplant, a groundbreaking operationRead More

Overtime pay may become reality for more US workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the ObamaRead More

IS attacks government forces in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has launched an offensive against government forces in an eastern city and captured several buildings.Read More

3 dead, 23 hospitalized after brawl at Moscow cemetery

MOSCOW (AP) — A violent brawl at a Moscow cemetery involving about 200 people has left three people dead and 23 others hospitalized, according toRead More

Facebook delivers the scoop on how it delivers the news

NEW YORK (AP) — Will “Trending topics” become a “trending” topic on Facebook? The social media giant on Thursday pulled back the curtain on howRead More

Gov’t asks for patience as airport security lines grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday asked fliers “to be patient”Read More

Security clearance background checks to include social media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top U.S. intelligence official has signed off on a new policy allowing investigators to probe Twitter, Facebook and other socialRead More

Delivery of supplies not enough to end Haiti hospital strike

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The health ministry delivered a truckload of medical supplies to Haiti’s biggest public hospital Thursday, but resident doctors said it wouldn’tRead More

Pope says he’s willing to study whether women can be deacons

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the CatholicRead More

US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is telling public schools that they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with theirRead More