Senators push for more online transparency in elections

Published Oct. 19 2017

Senators are moving to boost transparency for online political ads, unveiling on Thursday what could be the first of several...

U.S.: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

Published Oct. 19 2017

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage...

Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

Published Oct. 19 2017

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday rallied at the side of his former ambassador to Germany, who is running...

Where's the buzz? German study finds dramatic insect decline

Published Oct. 19 2017

The number of flying insects in Germany has been dropping at an "alarming" rate that could signal serious trouble for...

Tennessee mother charged in 2016 death of 6-month-old son

Published Oct. 19 2017

A Tennessee woman faces a felony murder charge in her 6-month-old son's death.

Another warm winter forecast for swath of U.S.

Published Oct. 19 2017

Much of the U.S. should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters...

Coming soon: a selfie with your credit card application

Published Oct. 19 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking...

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Published Oct. 19 2017

If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence...

CEO of Goldman Sachs hints at further Brexit move

Published Oct. 19 2017

LONDON (AP) - The CEO of Goldman Sachs has hinted the banking giant could be sending more jobs from London...

Teacher resigns over 'Make America Great Again' T-shirts

Published Oct. 19 2017

A Georgia teacher surrounded by controversy over students wearing "Make America Great Again" T-shirts has given her resignation.

Chelsea Handler ending Netflix show to focus on activism

Published Oct. 19 2017

Chelsea Handler says she is ending her weekly Netflix talk show.

Tennessee man pleads guilty to 4 rapes from 16 years ago

Published Oct. 19 2017

A man has pleaded guilty to raping four women in Tennessee more than 16 years ago.

Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island

Published Oct. 19 2017

America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be...

Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended

Published Oct. 19 2017

A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot...

U.S.-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS

Published Oct. 19 2017

U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday, a day...

Tennessee gubernatorial hopeful Boyd's plan to have Jeb Bush headline fundraiser spurs attack from rival

Published Oct. 18 2017

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Randy Boyd's plan to bring in former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to headline a major fundraiser is...

Drug overdoses suspected after 2 Navy sailors die days apart in same Georgia house

Published Oct. 18 2017

Investigators suspect drug overdoses killed two Navy submarine sailors whose bodies were found in the same coastal Georgia house four...

Texts show sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop protest by Georgia university cheerleaders

Published Oct. 18 2017

A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff and recounted with pride how the two pressured a university president to take...

Elvis house, Marilyn dresses, JFK radio up for auction

Published Oct. 18 2017

Years before Elvis Presley became the King of Rock and Roll, the story goes, he lived in a small house...

Swedish police station damaged in explosion, no injuries

Published Oct. 18 2017

A powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday caused significant damage to the building, authorities said,...

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

Published Oct. 18 2017

Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city...


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Obama to campaign in Virginia, New Jersey governor races

Published Oct. 18 2017

Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight.

Obama to campaign in NJ, Virginia governor races

Published Oct. 18 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving...