Poll: Bernie Sanders would beat Donald Trump

Poll: Bernie Sanders would beat Donald Trump

Sen. Bernie Sanders runs far behind Hillary Clinton in the Democratic nomination fight, but the socialist from Vermont would defeat New York real estate mogul and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump in a presidential general election, a new poll suggests. A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows that in a hypothetical general election match-up, Sanders tops Trump 44% to 39%.

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Kings to hire Nancy Lieberman as second female NBA assistant coach

Kings to hire Nancy Lieberman as second female NBA assistant coach

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to hire Nancy Lieberman as an assistant coach, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced.

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Litvinenko Killed ‘After Second Poisoning’

Litvinenko Killed 'After Second Poisoning'

Scotland Yard detectives believe Alexander Litvinenko had been poisoned twice, the counsel for the Metropolitan Police has told the inquiry into the former spy's death. Richard Horwell QC said there was a failed attempt to kill him on 16 October 2006, followed a fortnight later by a successful attempt when polonium-210 was dropped into his tea at the Millennium hotel in London's Mayfair.

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Freedom, Power, and the Conservative Mind

Freedom, Power, and the Conservative Mind

On Monday the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately-owned corporations don’t have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners’ religious beliefs.

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Man freed after being wrongly imprisoned for 17 years is fatally shot in Chicago

Man freed after being wrongly imprisoned for 17 years is fatally shot in Chicago

On the day he was finally released from prison after murder charges were dropped, Alprentiss Nash vowed he would use his freedom studying to become a chef, learning about antique cars and traveling. And in the nearly three years since, he kept true to his word, visiting New Orleans, Miami and Atlanta and learning to ski at a resort in Wisconsin. He also bought a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a 1960 Buick Electra 225 and completed a culinary program.

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WikiLeaks says U.S. spied on Japanese government officials

WikiLeaks says U.S. spied on Japanese government officials

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies, revealing internal Japanese discussions on international trade and climate change policy.

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Winter Olympics 2022 decision: Beijing beats Almaty to host Games – as it happened

Winter Olympics 2022 decision: Beijing beats Almaty to host Games – as it happened

Rolling report: Beijing narrowly beat Almaty 44-40 in the IOC vote to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Lausanne was also confirmed as the home of the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games.

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