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Insurgents Trump and Sanders seek lift at New Hampshire primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. The insurgent candidates in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, billionaire Republican Donald Trump and democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, looked likely to get a lift on Tuesday at the New Hampshire primary elections by defeating mainstream rivals. | Video

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U.S. intelligence chief warns of 'homegrown' security threat

WASHINGTON Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday.

U.S., Tech, Cybersecurity 12:23pm EST

North Korea turns to 'old workhorse' rocket to repeat past success

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea's weekend rocket launch repeated earlier success rather than breaking new ground, using a nearly identical design from a 2012 launch, experts said, adding the reclusive country probably remained years from building a long-range nuclear missile.

World, North Korea 8:52am EST

Brazilian studies aim to unravel Zika's link to birth defects

CHICAGO At Roberto Santos GeneralĀ HospitalĀ in Salvador, Brazil, Dr. Antonio Almeida and a team of specialists are closely following two groups of women: Those who deliver babies with abnormally small heads and those who deliver apparently normal babies.

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

NEW YORK Martin Shkreli faces a new legal headache, a lawsuit claiming that his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album contains illustrations ripped off from a New York artist, who now wants the former drug executive to pay for them.

U.S., Entertainment 2:57pm EST

Iraqi forces make gains against Islamic State east of Ramadi

BAGHDAD Iraqi forces recaptured territory east of Ramadi from Islamic State militants on Tuesday, linking the Anbar provincial capital to a major army base nearby, and officials appealed for international funding to help clear the city of explosives.

World, Iraq, United Nations 9:51am EST
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Ferguson, Missouri, council to vote on police reform plan

The Ferguson, Missouri, city council is scheduled on Tuesday to vote on a proposed agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the city's police department after the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.