Police say shooting at California high school injures 1 but that there’s no active shooter; suspect being sought
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police say shooting at California high school injures 1 but that there's no active shooter; suspect being sought.
Michigan State’s Cassius Winston, Marquette’s Markus Howard headline The Associated Press preseason All-America team
NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan State's Cassius Winston, Marquette's Markus Howard headline The Associated Press preseason All-America team.
Iraq’s military says US troops leaving Syria and heading to Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's military says US troops leaving Syria and heading to Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country.
Union official: Black security guard fired from Wisconsin school for repeating racial slur getting job back
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Union official: Black security guard fired from Wisconsin school for repeating racial slur getting job back.
Pence spars with Biden over administration’s trade record
DURYEA, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is sparring with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over the Trump administration's trade record.
Native tribes adding to buffalo herd on Wyoming reservation
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wind River Reservation in Wyoming is experiencing an increase in buffalo as two Native tribes attempt to re-establish a herd of the animals.
‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ claims No. 1 over ‘Joker’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Oldest African penguin dies in captivity at Colorado zoo
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado zookeepers have announced the death of Mongo, a penguin believed to be the oldest African penguin in captivity in North America.
Jury recommends death sentence for “Boy Next Door Killer” who attacked California women in their homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jury recommends death sentence for "Boy Next Door Killer" who attacked California women in their homes.
Beetle connected to ash tree deaths found in Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine say a type of beetle that's killed hundreds of millions of ash trees since its discovery in North America has been found on a trap in Portland.
New York City Council votes to close Rikers Island, replace massive detention center with 4 smaller jails
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council votes to close Rikers Island, replace massive detention center with 4 smaller jails.
Slowing economy, trade wars, drag on US rail companies
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The slowing economy and ongoing trade disputes are dragging railroad profits down in the second half of the year.
Two railroads, Union Pacific and CSX, have reported...
Formula One reaches agreement for Miami Grand Prix in 2021
MIAMI (AP) — Formula One has reached preliminary agreement to race in Miami in 2021, giving the global series a second race in the U.S.
Despite an earlier push for a street race in downtown...
APNewsBreak: West Virginia billionaire Gov. Justice’s family farms received $125,000 from federal trade-war subsidy
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — APNewsBreak: West Virginia billionaire Gov. Justice's family farms received $125,000 from federal trade-war subsidy.
Officials: California earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available statewide starting Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials: California earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available statewide starting Thursday.
Sutter Health, employers and California attorney general reach settlement in massive antitrust lawsuit over health costs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sutter Health, employers and California attorney general reach settlement in massive antitrust lawsuit over health costs.
Chicago Public Schools, mayor announce classes canceled Thursday ahead of expected teachers strike
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools, mayor announce classes canceled Thursday ahead of expected teachers strike.
Worried about flying on a 737 Max? Your options may be few
DALLAS (AP) — At some point early next year, air travelers will need to decide if they're willing to take a flight on a Boeing 737 Max.
If they're not, they'll need to find out what their...
Dutch lighting company Signify buying Cooper from Eaton Corp
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Signify, the Dutch company formerly known as Philips Lighting, says it is buying Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton Corp. for $1.4 billion (1.27 billion euros) in a move...
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Montana authorities: Device initially thought to be a homemade bomb was a hardware-filled bottle that didn’t explode
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities: Device initially thought to be a homemade bomb was a hardware-filled bottle that didn't explode.
“Somebody’s got a big foot”: Man to hunt for fabled creature
CASAR, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man says he plans to spend a night hunting for a fabled North American creature because he found a footprint that seemed to be larger than a human could...
Investigators say destructive Los Angeles wildfire started under high-voltage transmission tower; no cause determined
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators say destructive Los Angeles wildfire started under high-voltage transmission tower; no cause determined.
Trump says the 1,000 American troops leaving Syria will remain in the region to help prevent revival of Islamic State
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says the 1,000 American troops leaving Syria will remain in the region to help prevent revival of Islamic State.
Fort Worth police chief says a white officer who fatally shot a black woman in her home has resigned
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police chief says a white officer who fatally shot a black woman in her home has resigned.
California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits.
Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in 3 states
MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Sunday at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades.
United Automobile Workers union members, many wearing...
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‘Joker’ tops box office again, beats ‘Addams Family’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit.
The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once...
Runoff election will decide if Louisiana’s John Bel Edwards wins second term as Deep South’s only Democratic governor
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Runoff election will decide if Louisiana's John Bel Edwards wins second term as Deep South's only Democratic governor .
California governor signs law banning most animals from circuses
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor signs law banning most animals from circuses.
1 confirmed dead and 3 unaccounted for after large portion of a hotel under construction in New Orleans collapses
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 1 confirmed dead and 3 unaccounted for after large portion of a hotel under construction in New Orleans collapses.
New Hampshire governor says police have responded to a shooting at a church in Pelham
PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire governor says police have responded to a shooting at a church in Pelham.
Mexico’s indigenous Lacandon battle settlers over rainforest
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The few remaining indigenous Lacandon are locked in a struggle to protect their ancestral home: the last pocket of tropical rainforest in North America.
Gucci launches diversity US scholarship program
MILAN (AP) — Italian fashion house Gucci has launched a $1.5 million U.S. university scholarship program that is aimed at students who are "traditionally underrepresented" in the fashion...
New US Ambassador arrives in Mexico with ‘hand extended’
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau arrived in Mexico City on Friday to take up one of Washington's most important diplomatic posts, which had been vacant for over...
Trump’s tariff plan shows the risks he’s willing to take
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exasperated by reports of a flood of illegal border crossings, President Donald Trump summoned his top immigration advisers to demand action. Responding to his mounting concern,...
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Harvard, MIT receive $9 million for research on cannabis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will share what's being called the largest private donation supporting research into marijuana and its...
Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum
Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she's majoring in marijuana.
"My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed," said DeNoya, one of the first...
Researchers seek fuller picture of first Africans in America
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Africans to arrive in English-controlled North America were so little noted by history that many are known today by only their first names: Antony and Isabella, Angelo, Frances and Peter.
Almost 400 years ago, they were kidnapped and forcibly sailed across the ocean aboard three slave ships — the San Juan Bautista, the White Lion and the Treasurer — and then sold into bondage in Virginia.
Tariff tensions shadow US, Canada, Mexico trade pact signing
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a revised North American trade pact with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Friday, declaring the deal a major victory for workers. But tensions over tariffs, looming GM layoffs and questions about the pact's prospects in Congress clouded the celebratory moment.
Side issues loom over G-20 summit as world leaders arrive
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — World leaders arrived Thursday in the Argentine capital for the Group of 20 summit of the globe's largest economies as issues such as a trade war between the United States and China, the killing of a Saudi journalist in the country's Istanbul Consulate and the conflict over Ukraine threatened to overshadow the gathering.
Why Canada’s exclusion from US-Mexico deal raises obstacle
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's drive to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement has taken an unexpected turn — one that complicates his effort to replace that deal with one more favorable to American workers.
Canada, America's longtime ally and No. 2 trading partner, was left out of a proposed deal Trump just reached with Mexico and is scrambling to keep its place in the regional free-trade bloc — and fend off the threat of U.S. taxes on its vehicles.
Canadian Foreign Minister optimistic on trade with US
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said her meeting Tuesday with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was "a very good, constructive conversation" about how to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Freeland told reporters after the meeting she and her team plan to work this week in "a full-steam effort" and said both parties will start diving into specific issues Wednesday morning.
Details of the preliminary US-Mexico trade deal, at a glance
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump celebrated on Monday the workings of a new deal with Mexico that would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, numerous questions were left unsettled.
No full text has yet been provided. On Friday, the Trump administration plans to send Congress a formal notice of the trade agreement. Not until 30 days after that would lawmakers likely receive a text of the deal.
Talks with Canadian officials expected after US-Mexico deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canada's minister of foreign affairs is scheduled to hold talks in Washington on Tuesday in hopes of reaching a trade agreement with the United States, an urgent response after President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico on Monday that left out Canada.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ shines bright at the box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."
A makeover for milkweed, for the sake of butterflies
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — For generations, North American farmers have despised milkweed and done their best to rid their lands of it. "I hate to have milkweed in my strawberry field," Nathalie Leonard says from her farm by the Quebec village of Lac-du-Cerf.
So why does she have 60 acres of milkweed growing on purpose? It's for the sake of butterflies — the iconic monarchs. And for a chance to turn milkweed into profit.