10 things to know for Friday

Published Feb. 24 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

Man charged with killing Georgia teacher missing since 2005

Published Feb. 23 2017

The search for a teacher and former beauty queen who vanished from her south Georgia home nearly 12 years ago...

Vote expected on hotly contested New Jersey pipeline project

Published Feb. 23 2017

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run...

China's Recon buys $100M majority stake in Millennium Films

Published Feb. 23 2017

HONG KONG (AP) - China's footprint in Hollywood is expanding following a wire and cable maker's purchase of a controlling...

Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

Published Feb. 23 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional...

Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro president

Published Feb. 23 2017

HAVANA (AP) - If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's...

Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

Published Feb. 23 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its...

White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

Published Feb. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that...

Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'

Published Feb. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on...

Police say nerve agent was found on face of killed N.Korean

Published Feb. 23 2017

Malaysian police said Friday that the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Kuala Lumpur airport...

Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft

Published Feb. 23 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court...

Oprah Winfrey slated to address graduates at 2 colleges

Published Feb. 23 2017

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - Oprah Winfrey has agreed to give commencement speeches at colleges in Massachusetts and New York.


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Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

Published Feb. 23 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine officials say that an opposition senator and leading critic of the president's deadly anti-drug crackdown...

California senator removed after criticizing late lawmaker

Published Feb. 23 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker was removed from the state Senate floor Thursday after refusing to stop delivering...

Sessions: U.S. to continue use of privately run prisons

Published Feb. 23 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an...

No criminal wrongdoing found after Wyoming horse left behind

Published Feb. 23 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse named Valentine that survived for...

A look at the legal path ahead for the Trump travel ban

Published Feb. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's travel ban has been frozen by the courts, but the White House has promised...

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

Published Feb. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean...

Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resisters

Published Feb. 23 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of...

Iraq forces retake Mosul airport amid cautious advances against IS

Published Feb. 23 2017

Closely supported by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces secured a series of cautious advances on Thursday, pushing into a...

Trio of military men gain growing influence with Trump

Published Feb. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as...


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Bouncing baby bongo shows its stripes at Los Angeles Zoo

Published Feb. 23 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A rare baby bongo has made its debut at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Indiana store sells winning $435 million Powerball ticket

Published Feb. 23 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot - the 10th largest lottery jackpot...