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Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

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An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field. More>>

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Tiger Woods shares lead going into weekend at East Lake

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Tiger on top at East Lake with a 68 to share the lead with Justin Rose going into the weekend of Tour Championship. More>>

AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. More>>

Trump says he'll rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

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President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench.". More>>

Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

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Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault. More>>

AP NewsBreak: DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

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DHS has found the head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it. More>>

Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

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In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role. More>>

Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time

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Kavanaugh accuser seeks one more day to decide conditions under which she would testify to Senate panel. More>>

GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony Video included

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A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to. More>>

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

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Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River. More>>

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

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A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence. More>>

Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

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Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke are holding their first debate as a Texas Senate race that once looked like it would be a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one. More>>

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

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A Maryland sheriff says the woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage. More>>

Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so far

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Higher oil prices hurt consumers, but modest increases don't have to crimp the economy. More>>

UK leader May hits back on Brexit plan; pound falls

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit blueprint is in tatters after it was rejected by the European Union at a summit U.K. media branded a "humiliation.". More>>

Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks

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U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in early trading, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. More>>

Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse

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A fugitive priest accused of child abuse decades ago in New Mexico has been arrested. More>>

Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery

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Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in Queens. More>>

The Latest: Senate committee agrees to give Ford more time

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President Donald Trump says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "under assault by radical left wing politicians.". More>>

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

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The crisis from Hurricane Florence is slowly moving to South Carolina along with the trillions of gallons of water dumped by the storm. More>>

Sheriff: Shooter had mental illness but legally owned gun

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Maryland warehouse shooting: three people killed in shooting at distribution center and a fourth person, the female suspect, died after shooting herself in the head. More>>

Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130

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44 dead as Tanzanian ferry sinks on Lake Victoria; toll set to rise when rescue efforts resume. More>>

Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

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APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River. More>>

Rock On: Michelle Obama book tour is reaching high

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There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming.". More>>

Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

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NN Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damages while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. More>>

Race central to Chicago case, even if jury doesn't hear it

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The jury in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald has heard very little about race. More>>

Obama turns focus on Pennsylvania, hopes to boost Democrats

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Barack Obama is turning his political focus to a state that Donald Trump won as the former president is set to campaign in Philadelphia with two leading Pennsylvania Democrats seeking re-election _ Tom Wolf for governor and Bob Casey for the U.S. Senate. More>>

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

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People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under new state law. More>>

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

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Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina. More>>

Early voting begins as midterms season enters final phase

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Early voting begins as midterm season enters final phase; Minnesota first, several more over next week. More>>

State-backed hackers target Gmail of US senators, aides Video included

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A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them. More>>

Father of Russian held in US says jail conditions improved

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The father of a Russian woman jailed in the U.S. on charges that she tried to infiltrate U.S. political organizations as a covert Russian agent says the U.S. authorities have eased her prison regime. More>>

San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion

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A new exhibition in San Francisco aims to show the diversity and creativity of modern fashion for Muslim women. More>>

Evangelicals push Senate Republicans to confirm Kavanaugh

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Evangelical activists are pressing Republican leaders to act "much more aggressively" Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. More>>

Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly for affluent

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Healthy stock market gains push US household wealth to $107 trillion. More>>

California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza

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California State University, Long Beach, will be ousting its "Prospector Pete" statue because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people. More>>

Study of puzzling fossils confirms they came from an animal

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Scientists say puzzling fossils from more than 500 million years ago are traces of an animal. More>>

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

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Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be. More>>

Path forward for Kavanaugh could be like Clarence Thomas'

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh's path to the Supreme Court could be much like Clarence Thomas'. More>>

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

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President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation. More>>

Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

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A new archaeological exhibition opening in Berlin reveals how Germany has been at the heart of trade, migration, conflict and innovation since the Stone Age. More>>

Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

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Suge Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter over fatal 2015 confrontation outside Compton burger stand. More>>

Get ready for 'Bongzilla,' selfie frenzy at Vegas pot museum

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A museum celebrating all things cannabis with displays that include a glass bong taller than a giraffe and huggable faux marijuana plants is the newest tourist attraction in Las Vegas. More>>

Too soon? Fans find Red Sox division title banner in street

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The Boston Red Sox have not yet clinched this year's American League East division championship yet, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally unveiled. More>>

Polish leader resists view that he was disrespected by Trump

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Poland's president is fighting back against criticism at home over a photo posted by Donald Trump that some say shows the Polish leader in a subservient role during a White House visit. More>>

Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

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Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox won their third consecutive AL East championship, clinching on enemy turf with an 11-6 victory over the rival New York Yankees. More>>

Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt

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A gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead. More>>

Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation Video included

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Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. More>>

Russia looms in background as pope travels to Baltics

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Russia looms in background as pope travels to Baltic nations of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. More>>

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness

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Puerto Ricans are marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests and a funeral procession. More>>

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has hired a former federal judge to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse. More>>

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

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Marijuana stocks have made gigantic gains this summer as Canada prepares to legalize the drug, and billions of dollars have flowed into the sector as investors and companies start to evaluate the pot market. More>>

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher, building on gains

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high, beating the mark it set in January. More>>

Call for men to 'step up' puts Sen. Hirono in the spotlight

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Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono steps into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in Christine Blasey Ford's defense. More>>

'He's been there': Trump stumps for vulnerable Sen. Heller Video included

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'No better friend': Trump stumping for Dean Heller in Las Vegas. More>>

Cornell review finds academic misconduct by food researcher

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Cornell says its investigation found academic misconduct the research of a prominent professor. More>>

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

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Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Awards nominations Thursday, including one with Beyonce for their hit "Mi gente" with Willy William. More>>

Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponsored doping. More>>

Suburban women wrestle with Kavanaugh allegation

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In suburban congressional districts critical to House control, allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh reverberate among Democratic and Republican women. More>>

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

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Mayfield sparks Browns to first win since 2016, 21-17 over Jets. More>>

Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

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With Florence's floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are getting a chance to take stock of the destruction. More>>

Plight of jailed Catalans strains dialogue with Spain

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Jailed separatists have become an emotional symbol for the Catalan independence movement and a key stumbling block in negotiations with Spain out of the country's political deadlock. More>>

Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'

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Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono steps into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in Christine Blasey Ford's defense. More>>

Telling men to 'step up,' Sen. Hirono strides into spotlight

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Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono steps into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in Christine Blasey Ford's defense. More>>

Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all Video included

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Republicans warn that time is running out for Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her allegation. More>>

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

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Dow, S&P 500 power to record highs on Wall Street, led by gains in technology stocks including Apple and Microsoft. More>>

Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

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On the final day of their summit, the Korean leaders are visiting a volcano considered sacred in the North. More>>

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

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Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation". More>>

The Latest: Trump says Kavanaugh delay has gone on too long

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Demonstrators have congregated in a Senate office building to protest Republicans' handling of the sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. More>>

Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding Video included

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Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. More>>

Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels pull to left

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In Missouri, Democrat Claire McCaskill faces a double challenge as she campaigns for re-election in a state easily won by Trump. More>>

Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone

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Three slayings raise alarms for women who exercise or practice sports alone. More>>

Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

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Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated. More>>

Anti-abuse activists pan US Catholic bishops' new proposals

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Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that are shaking the church. More>>

Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

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Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private. More>>

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect in critical condition

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Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation". More>>

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of NBA investigation into workplace conditions. More>>

Robert Venturi, postmodernist architect, dies at 93

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Groundbreaking post-modernist architect Robert Venturi has died. More>>

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests Video included

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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey. More>>

Texans blast educator for 'black QB' comment about Watson

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The Houston Texans fired back on Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. More>>

Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's center

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An accusation against an old high school friend brought them together in support of Kavanaugh - and into a political firestorm. More>>

Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured

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Four women killed in Texas _ allegedly by a Border Patrol agent _ were bound by difficulties in life. But relatives say they were more than the troubles they endured. More>>

Meghan Markle takes mom to UK cookbook fundraiser

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Meghan Markle is being joined by her mother for the launch of a cookbook aimed at raising money for victims of the Grenfell fire. More>>

Trump comforts storm-ravaged Carolinas with hot dogs, hugs Video included

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President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence. More>>

Police: Gunman in workplace shooting had no criminal history

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Authorities say they don't yet know what prompted an employee of a Wisconsin software company to open fire at his office, injuring four people, including three seriously. More>>

4 young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision

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Dutch police say that four children have been killed and two people seriously injured in a collision between a train and a cargo bike. More>>

Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

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Florence shows how politics has been drawn into coverage of major storms. More>>

New landslide kills 21, buries houses in Philippines

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At least 3 people died and several are feared buried in a landslide during heavy rains in the central Philippines. More>>

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean volcano

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South Korea says President Moon Jae-in is returning home after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

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Elizabeth Smart says the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 fell short on her apology. More>>

Russian Far East to hold new election after vote rigging

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Election officials in Russia's Far East have cancelled the results of Sunday's gubernatorial elections following reports of blatant vote rigging and called a fresh vote. More>>

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader. More>>

Ukraine pushes ahead with plans to secure NATO membership

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine needs to amend its constitution to make NATO membership its long-term goal. More>>

Democrats in key House races push against tax deduction cap

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One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey. More>>

How 65 women came to Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours

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Sixty-five women came to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours in a letter-writing campaign, and more than a dozen signers who've since spoken to The Associated Press or other media outlets are standing by their declaration. More>>

Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with US

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has invited North Korea's foreign minister to meet with him next week to continue discussions on efforts to get the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. More>>

U2's Bono says pope's "aghast" about church sex abuse

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U2 frontman Bono, after talks with Pope Francis, says the pontiff is "aghast" about church sex abuse. More>>

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

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China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. More>>

Thousands back home in north Syria after Russia-Turkey deal

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Syrian opposition activists say thousands of people who were recently displaced by violence in northwest Syria have returned home following a Russia-Turkey deal that averted a government offensive on the last major rebel stronghold. More>>

China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

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China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle. More>>

Kim, Moon head to North Korea's sacred volcano on final day

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The leaders of North and South Korea have announced a wide range of agreements which they say are a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. More>>

Police kill gunman who shot 4 in Pennsylvania court lobby

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A Pennsylvania police officer fired multiple shots killing a gunman who had injured four people when he opened fire in the lobby of a municipal building. More>>

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence

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Islamabad high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearings. More>>

Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

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Police are responding to a report of an active shooter in a commercial building in the southern Wisconsin community of Middleton. More>>

Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives

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Women allegedly killed by Border Patrol supervisor in Texas endured trying lives. More>>

Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

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Federal agency can't account for 1,488 migrant children placed in homes around the country. More>>

Judge: US can't deny passport over refusing to pick gender

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A judge has ruled that U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender. More>>

Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers Video included

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A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm refuses won't help defend them. More>>

Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home Video included

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Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods. More>>

Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation Video included

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Ford wants allegation against Kavanaugh investigated before Senate hearing, but GOP senators resisting further delay. More>>

Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

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Some Democratic candidates are determined not to let Republican members of Congress distance themselves from the president's trade policies. More>>

The Latest: McCaskill says she'll vote no on Kavanaugh

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Anita Hill says the Senate Judiciary Committee could be holding a "sham" hearing next week without an FBI investigation of a woman's sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. More>>

Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

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Palestinian protests are escalating after the failure of Egyptian-led efforts to broker a deal between the Islamic militant group Hamas and Israel to ease the Gaza blockade. More>>

Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

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Slain golfer and suspect lived contrasting lives in the same Iowa college town. More>>

The Latest: Company officials 'heartbroken' after shooting

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A city official says four people have been shot, but none fatally, during shooting at software company near Madison, Wisconsin. More>>

California district latest to modernize 'sexist' dress code

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A school district near San Francisco has become the latest to adopt a dress code allowing midriff-baring shirts and short shorts that it says is less sexist. More>>

The Latest: Ferry services resuming in North Carolina

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Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in South Carolina. More>>

UN says Colombia's coca production surges to record high

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A United Nations report says cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine has reached an all-time high in Colombia, adding pressure on President Ivan Duque to resume an aerial spraying program suspended by his predecessor over health concerns. More>>

US doubles tribal funding to fight violence against women

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A top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women. More>>

Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks

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The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks. More>>

Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman

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A prosecutor says a North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim's womb. More>>

'Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay

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The producers of 'Sesame Street' want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. More>>

The Latest: Trump assures South Carolina as flooding lingers Video included

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Trump promises people affected by Hurricane Florence, "We will be there 100 percent". More>>

India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

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India's government approves an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. More>>

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

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Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence. More>>

Trump rips Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

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President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general.". More>>

CBS' Julie Chen leaves daytime's 'The Talk' in taped message

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Julie Chen leaves the CBS daytime show 'The Talk,' a week after her husband, Leslie Moonves, was ousted as head of CBS Corp. following misconduct charges. More>>

Doctor: Can't determine order of Laquan McDonald's wounds

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Testimony expected to resume in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. More>>

'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

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Carolina residents wonder where to call home after Florence swamps neighborhoods. More>>

GOP frets about prospects for picking up Indiana Senate seat

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Republican Indiana Senate candidate Mike Braun often refers to his rival, Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, as "Sleepin' Joe," but it's actually Braun's own sleepy campaign that has Republicans worried. More>>

Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

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Fate of FEMA leader is in doubt over ethics questions as Florence cleanup continues in Carolinas. More>>

Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes

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A California doctor who appeared in a reality TV dating show and a woman co-defendant have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities suspect there may be more victims. More>>

A year after Maria, Puerto Rican kidney patients fear death

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Puerto Rico dialysis patients fear death 1 year after Maria shuttered treatment center in Vieques. More>>

Woodward's "Fear" already a million-seller

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Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller: Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Woodward's takedown of President Donald Trump has sold more than 1.1 million copies just a week after publication. More>>

2 million US teens are vaping marijuana

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Nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students used marijuana in electronic cigarettes in 2016, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping. More>>

Watchdog slams safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs

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APNewsBreak: Federal watchdog agency says safeguards are lacking for foster kids taking psychiatric drugs. More>>

German doctors: Pussy Riot poisoning 'highly plausible'

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German doctors treating Pyotr Verzilov, a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot, say claims that he was poisoned are "highly plausible," based on his symptoms. More>>

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North's Kim Jong Un start their third and possibly most challenging summit yet, with Moon hoping to break impasse in nuclear talks. More>>

The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKorea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation. More>>

Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor

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In trying to defuse North Korean nuclear crisis, South Korea's president is also addressing the unfinished business left by his late friend and political mentor, whose engagement policies crumbled a decade ago. More>>

Carter, Abrams: Georgians from 2 eras chase rural votes

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Former President Jimmy Carter is campaigning Tuesday in Georgia alongside Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams, bringing together the state's past and its potential future. More>>

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released

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Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison. More>>

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

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Russia's military says one of its aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared over Syria's Mediterranean Sea coast. More>>

Mattis dismissive of news reports of tension with Trump

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is dismissing recent news reports of growing tensions between him and President Donald Trump. More>>

Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

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A romantic marriage proposal captured the hearts of the Emmy audience _ and deflected attention from a lack of diversity among the winners. More>>

World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh. More>>

Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town

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Former Iowa State University golfer found dead at golf course; man charged with murder. More>>

The Latest: Grassley says no reason to further delay hearing

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. More>>

Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

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Senate backs $854B bill to avert shutdown through Dec. 7, boost military spending. More>>

Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

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Republicans plunge ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they'd wanted to avoid on a woman's charges that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. More>>

Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own Video included

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The video of the Laquan McDonald shooting is so central to the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke that jurors watched it repeatedly during the first day of testimony. More>>

Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

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Trump's order to declassify certain documents related to the FBI's Russia investigation draws praise and condemnation. More>>

EU optimistic about Brexit border compromise

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A top European Union official says Britain and the EU could yet fail to reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce, just six months before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. More>>

Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

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In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. More>>

The Latest: Mattis says plane downing won't affect IS fight

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Russia's Defense Ministry says one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea. More>>

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

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The pinks had it on Emmys gold carpet, led by Tracee Ellis Ross, with a heavy dose of yellow. More>>

US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind

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Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind. More>>

A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense

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Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify. More>>

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

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Los Angeles would become the largest city in America to ban the sale of fur products if it approves a proposed law backed by animal activists. More>>

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

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American business group says Beijing will "dig its heels in" after U.S. tariff hikes and appealed for a negotiated end to their trade battle. More>>

Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

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Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn. More>>

Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol

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Arrest highlights Border Patrol's challenge of keeping rogue agents off its force. More>>

US again slashing number of refugees it will accept

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For second straight year, US slashing number of refugees it will take in. More>>

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women. More>>

DeVos' dramatic confirmation hearing inspires drama on stage

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Guns and grizzlies: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' rocky confirmation hearing turned into theater play. More>>

Leaders take big gambles in visiting 'enemy' territory

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This week's trip by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the capital of North Korea is the latest example of a world leader venturing into the territory of an adversary. More>>

Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

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British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter. More>>

Greece to move 2,000 out of overcrowded Lesbos migrant camp

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A Greek official says some 2,000 asylum-seekers will be moved out of a severely overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this month. More>>

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

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As Emmy Award nominees nervously wait to hear their name called, or not, there's more on the line at tonight's ceremony than personal glory. More>>

Top German spy ousted after clash with Merkel over migrants

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The leaders of Germany's three governing parties are meeting in Berlin to decide the fate of the country's domestic intelligence chief amid calls for him to be fired over his approach to far-right extremism. More>>

Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

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Trump intensifies trade war by imposing tariffs on $200B more of China goods starting next week. More>>

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

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A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people. More>>

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

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South Korean leader's visit to North Korea may be providing a unique opportunity to its leader, Kim Jong Un, as he tries to show his people that he's pushing inexorably for their long-delayed, long promised prosperity. More>>

Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

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Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer. More>>

UK judge: Spy evidence on dead Russian should stay secret

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A British judge says material about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reasons. More>>

  • BusinessMore>>

  • APNewsBreak: Army misses 2018 recruiting goal

    APNewsBreak: Army misses 2018 recruiting goal

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:30:10 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:52:04 GMT
    The Army has missed its recruiting goal for the first time in more than a decade.More >>
    The Army has missed its recruiting goal for the first time in more than a decade.More >>
  • New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

    New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:41:01 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:21:18 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires.More >>
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires.More >>
  • Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so far

    Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so far

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-21 14:12:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:21:14 GMT
    Higher oil prices hurt consumers, but modest increases don't have to crimp the economy.More >>
    Higher oil prices hurt consumers, but modest increases don't have to crimp the economy.More >>
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

    AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

    Friday, September 21 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-09-21 18:40:48 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he sugge...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he sugge...
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the...More >>
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration.More >>
  • Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

    Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-21 22:20:26 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the third day of his confirmation ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the third day of his confirmation ...
    Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.More >>
    Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.More >>
  • Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

    Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:30:21 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:20 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

    Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaults

    Friday, September 21 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-21 22:20:26 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the third day of his confirmation ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the third day of his confirmation ...
    Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.More >>
    Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.More >>
  • Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

    Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:30:21 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:20 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.More >>
  • Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

    Memory's frailty may be playing role in Kavanaugh matter

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:39:57 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo made with a slow shutter speed and a zoom lens, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill i...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo made with a slow shutter speed and a zoom lens, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill i...
    In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role.More >>
    In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role.More >>
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

    Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:10:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-09-22 04:55:17 GMT
    (Scotty Barr via AP). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Scotty Barr shows Ashley Johnson-Barr. A federal grand jury has indicted on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, an Alaska man linked to the missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among...(Scotty Barr via AP). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Scotty Barr shows Ashley Johnson-Barr. A federal grand jury has indicted on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, an Alaska man linked to the missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among...
    An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case.More >>
    An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case.More >>
  • Rock On: Michelle Obama book tour is reaching high

    Rock On: Michelle Obama book tour is reaching high

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:00:12 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-09-22 04:13:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans. Obama is launching a book tour to promote her memoir "Becoming," a tour fe...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans. Obama is launching a book tour to promote her memoir "Becoming," a tour fe...
    There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming.".More >>
    There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming.".More >>
  • Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

    Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:20:22 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-09-22 00:47:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith, File). FILE - In this March 27, 1987 file photo, Burt Reynolds, right, holds hands with Loni Anderson at luncheon in Los Angeles. Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. ...(AP Photo/Bob Galbraith, File). FILE - In this March 27, 1987 file photo, Burt Reynolds, right, holds hands with Loni Anderson at luncheon in Los Angeles. Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. ...
    About 80 of Burt Reynolds friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.More >>
    About 80 of Burt Reynolds friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.More >>