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China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit

Wed, 2017-11-15 01:36
BEIJING (AP) -- Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs....
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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

Wed, 2017-11-15 01:36
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease....
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3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:36
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home, where they may be disciplined by the school as a result of the international scandal....
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Gunman targets people at random in California town, kills 4

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:36
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman driving stolen vehicles and choosing his targets at random opened fire "without provocation" in a tiny rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people and wounding at least 10 others, including a student at an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said....
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When child sex isn't rape: French to set age of consent

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:36
PARIS (AP) -- Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time....
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Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and animated tone, told Congress on Tuesday he never lied under oath about Russian interference in the 2016 election and suggested that sleep deprivation and the "chaos" of the Trump campaign clouded his recollections of campaign contacts with Russians....
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Q&A: Donald Trump Jr.'s private messages with WikiLeaks

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evidence that President Donald Trump's eldest son exchanged private messages on Twitter with WikiLeaks has raised new questions about the Trump campaign's communications....
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Series of California shootings kill 5, wound child at school

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) -- A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said....
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Police hunt killer after 4th slaying in Tampa neighborhood

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Police and federal agents with rifles checked car trunks, banged on doors and gathered forensic evidence in a Tampa neighborhood Tuesday as they hunted for the killer believed responsible for gunning down four people for no apparent reason in just over a month....
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Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday....
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Military outside Zimbabwe capital after army chief's threat

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:36
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe was on edge Tuesday as armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political tensions over the president's possible successor, and the ruling party accused the commander of "treasonable conduct."...
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Tiny houses are trendy _ unless they go up next door

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:36
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- As he tows a 96-square-foot house around Des Moines, Joe Stevens is overwhelmed by the intense, sometimes tearful support he receives from churches, schools and service groups for his plan to use the trendy little structures to help homeless people....
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3 UCLA players return to US after China shoplifting incident

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:36
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting are on a plane back to Los Angeles....
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Trump's AG considers special counsel in uranium deal

Tue, 2017-11-14 10:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said, in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers....
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4th person shot dead in Tampa in possible serial spree

Tue, 2017-11-14 10:36
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Police searched a cordoned-off Florida neighborhood Tuesday after a fourth person was shot dead, possibly by a serial killer....
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Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

Tue, 2017-11-14 10:36
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99....
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'Weinstein Effect' goes global as powerful men confronted

Tue, 2017-11-14 07:36
The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond U.S. borders. Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the "Weinstein Effect" is rippling across the globe....
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Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

Tue, 2017-11-14 07:36
CHICAGO (AP) -- An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link....
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'A national shame': Local papers react harshly to Italy exit

Tue, 2017-11-14 07:36
ROME (AP) -- The End. The Apocalypse. A national shame....
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Sessions facing Congress amid new Russia probe details

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump. And he will be bracing for an onslaught of lawmakers' questions about how much he knew of that outreach during last year's White House campaign....
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