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at 04:29 on September 20, 2014, EDT.

Turkish prime minister says 49 hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed

ANKARA, Turkey - Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.


at 01:52 on September 20, 2014, EDT.

Bad weather delays SpaceX launch to space station with 3-D printer, Sunday next attempt

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Rainy weather has forced SpaceX to delay its latest supply run to the International Space Station.


at 00:43 on September 20, 2014, EDT.

Fence-jumper makes it through doors of White House, prompting evacuation; Obamas not at home

WASHINGTON - A man jumped over the fence of the White House and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said.


at 22:08 on September 19, 2014, EDT.

Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate, to be next archbishop of Chicago

Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.


at 21:14 on September 19, 2014, EDT.

Florida town's residents knew man who shot his daughter, 6 grandchildren had troubled past

BELL, Fla. - Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.


at 21:13 on September 19, 2014, EDT.

Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons

MINSK, Belarus - Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine.


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