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Oscar nominations skip Cooper for director, Mr. Rogers doc

Oscar nominations skip Cooper for director, Mr. Rogers doc

LOS ANGELES — The rollercoaster of the 2019 awards season continued Tuesday with a batch of Oscar nominations that few could have predicted.
Car hits Polish policeman, rams into presidential palace

Car hits Polish policeman, rams into presidential palace

WARSAW, Poland — A car driving the wrong way down a street struck a policeman near the Polish president's headquarters Tuesday before speeding off and ramming into a metal barrier protecting the driveway of the building, officials said.
'I still weep': Parkland survivors write book on shooting

'I still weep': Parkland survivors write book on shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. — "Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories" needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn't.
Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

KABUL — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan's intelligence agency, officials said Tuesday, in a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to
3 groups, many videos, many interpretations of DC encounter

3 groups, many videos, many interpretations of DC encounter

A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion.
Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

APPLE CREEK, Ohio — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby.
Spain probing if borehole that boy fell into was illegal

Spain probing if borehole that boy fell into was illegal

MADRID — Spain's Civil Guard said Tuesday it is investigating whether a narrow, deep borehole that a 2-year-old boy fell into last week was drilled illegally, as authorities struggle to reach the spot where the toddler is believed trapped.

Maryland man gets 10 years for theft of 10 cigarette packs

SALISBURY, Md. — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing 10 packs of cigarettes from a Wicomico County gas station. News outlets report 36-year-old John Edward Lowe was sentenced Thursday.
Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo smiled broadly after leaving court Tuesday despite the unwanted trip back to Madrid to plead guilty to tax fraud.
US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace

US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace

JERUSALEM — Tens of thousands of Palestinians are no longer getting food aid or basic health services from America, U.S.