Nation & world

  1. Court allows execution to proceed

    Nation

    Court allows execution to proceed

    Tucson, Ariz.

    Court allows execution to proceed

  2. More bodies possible at Ukraine crash site, forensics officials say

    World

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — Bodies and the flight recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, destroyed by a missile last week over eastern Ukraine, were delivered safely from rebel control to this northeast Ukrainian city on Tuesday. Forensics officials raised the strong possibility that the remains of many victims were …

    A woman carries icons before a religious service held by villagers Tuesday in memory of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in a wheat field of eastern Ukraine.
  3. New concerns about a hysterectomy procedure linked to cancer spread

    Nation

    New evidence adds strength to arguments that doctors should be extremely cautious about using a procedure performed on about 50,000 women a year during surgery to remove the uterus because of the risk that it may spread cancer.

  4. U.S. shows evidence it says shows Russian role in loss of jet over Ukraine

    World

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, detailing what it called evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysian airliner, on Tuesday released satellite images and other sensitive intelligence that officials say prove Moscow had trained and equipped rebels in Ukraine responsible for the attack.

  5. House, Senate set to offer competing border security plans

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — The Senate and House are poised to act on separate emergency border security plans, likely setting up a protracted debate in Washington as the Obama administration warns it is running out of money to address the child migrant crisis at the southern border.

    Families with children or individual minors comprise most of the influx of immigrants crossing the southern U.S. border. Democrats and Republicans disagree on how to deal with them.