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Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

Published Oct. 15 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Published Oct. 15 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after...

US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

Published Oct. 15 2018

A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation...

Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in NY limo crash

Published Oct. 14 2018

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed in a New York...

Tip leads to hidden infant remains at Detroit funeral home

Published Oct. 14 2018

DETROIT (AP) — An anonymously written letter led Michigan inspectors to find badly decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in...

Officials broach idea of charging for National Mall protests

Published Oct. 14 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is exploring whether to require protest organizers to pay for the cost of...

Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

Published Oct. 14 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will...

As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

Published Oct. 14 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often...

Searches intensify after body is found in Michael’s wake

Published Oct. 14 2018

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of...

#MeToo inspires wave of old misconduct reports

Published Oct. 14 2018

BOSTON (AP) — For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior — the way he touched...

Congress heads toward postelection fight over border wall

Published Oct. 14 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

Published Oct. 13 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that...

Ponzi scheme suspect paid $720K for prayers amid probe

Published Oct. 13 2018

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — An investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme spent nearly three-quarters of a million...

Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

Published Oct. 13 2018

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated...

Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

Published Oct. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers...

Washington Post: Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed

Published Oct. 13 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi Arabian...

Tense situation with Saudi Arabia highlights lack of ambassadors

Published Oct. 13 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has...

The lessons after threats drive a black legislator to quit

Published Oct. 13 2018

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters in this very liberal, very white state made Kiah Morris a pioneer when, in 2014,...

UNC leader apologizes for school’s history of slavery

Published Oct. 13 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chancellor of North Carolina’s flagship public university apologized Friday for the school’s history of slavery,...

California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

Published Oct. 13 2018

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The animal rights group PETA alleges dogs at one of the nation's largest canine blood...

Purging long-forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?

Published Oct. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites...

Biosphere 2 legacy lives on more than quarter century later

Published Oct. 13 2018

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete...

US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

Published Oct. 12 2018

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian...