Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

World 11/26/18, 01:00

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

World 11/22/18, 23:00

Laborers stand on scaffolding while working at a construction site for a hospital near New Delhi, after such work was suspended for several days in the capital region to try to ease its severe air pollution.In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo, workers repair an illuminated advertising hoarding in Ahmadabad, India. ...

US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea

World 11/21/18, 00:55

A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea.The arrival of the USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group in the Asian financial hub comes after China rejected a similar request by another U.S. ...

Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother’s house

U.S. 11/16/18, 18:10

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge ruled Friday.U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman granted John Hinckley Jr. the largest measure of freedom he's had since shooting and wounding Reagan ...

Amazon’s ‘National Landing’ leads to confusion and jokes

U.S. 11/16/18, 09:52

Place names in Arlington County have never been a simple matter. A major fight broke out when National Airport was named for Ronald Reagan in 1998. A fight continues over whether to name a park next to the airport for Nancy Reagan. And in the 1920s, the Postal Service refused ...

Democrat McCaskill reaches right in GOP-leaning Missouri

Politics 11/03/18, 19:28

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has approvingly evoked former President Ronald Reagan. She said she would back President Donald Trump if he stopped a migrant caravan at the border. And speaking on Fox News, she has decried "crazy Democrats." What is the Democratic senator up to? The vulnerable incumbent is appealing to the ...

Rohrabacher adopts ‘maverick’ label in tough California race

California 10/24/18, 13:46

Thirty years ago, California U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher campaigned for Congress as the face of the Reagan revolution.The conservative campus activist and surfer known for his libertarian streak had worked for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns and later as a White House speechwriter. His posters displayed his image with the face ...

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

Politics 10/20/18, 20:33

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.Trump's announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty brought sharp criticism on Sunday ...

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

World 10/18/18, 23:22

An U.S. Navy helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Friday, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors, the Navy said.The Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement that the MH-60 Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff Friday morning while the carrier was off the Philippine ...

Ronald Reagan is waving to crowds again – as a hologram

California 10/10/18, 08:21

A smiling Ronald Reagan waves to a crowd from aboard a rail car during a 1984 campaign stop in a new hologram revealed Wednesday at the late president's namesake library in Southern California."We think we made a good beginning, but you ain't seen nothin' yet!" the high-tech digital resurrection of ...

ISU expects first sellout game in over three decades on Saturday

Football 10/04/18, 12:26

POCATELLO — The Idaho State University football team hasn’t had home field advantage against its in-state rival, the University of Idaho Vandals from Moscow, in more than 20 years.And the last time ISU packed Holt Arena in Pocatello with a sellout crowd — Ronald Reagan was president.The three-decade-plus home sellout ...

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