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Spacewalking astronauts replacing blurry camera on robot arm

Fri, 2017-10-20 11:17
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronauts went spacewalking Friday to provide some necessary focus to the International Space Station's robot arm....
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Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz

Fri, 2017-10-20 08:17
BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) -- The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine....
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Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:17
CHICAGO (AP) -- When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez's three big swings had become a part of playoff lore, the emotional utilityman just wanted to give his dad a big hug....
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Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base....
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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group....
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Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego....
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New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so....
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Bangkok returns to mourning colors, but what of the future?

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
BANGKOK (AP) -- Tucked in his cramped clothing stall in an enormous Thai mall, Pirumchai Asiram sits on a plastic chair flanked by two worlds - bright, vibrantly colored shirts and dresses to his right, neat stacks of somber apparel in blacks and whites to his left. Ask him which sells better, and he'll smile....
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Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego....
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Ryan jabs Trump in comedy routine for NY elite

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
NEW YORK (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan poked fun at himself, the Senate's top Democrat and even the Catholic church on Thursday night. But the top target of the speaker's ribbing, as he faced hundreds of New York's elite at a charity dinner that celebrates irreverence, was President Donald Trump himself....
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Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey....
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined....
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White nationalist Spencer drowned out by protesters

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered white nationalist Richard Spencer's supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida, their chants drowning Spencer out during his speech....
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Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

Thu, 2017-10-19 23:17
BEIJING (AP) -- In "Wolf Warrior II," Chinese action star Wu Jing portrays a super-patriot who rescues both fellow countrymen and oppressed Africans with help from the People's Liberation Army....
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Bush condemns Trump-era America: 'Bigotry seems emboldened'

Thu, 2017-10-19 17:17
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism," isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity....
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Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria'

Thu, 2017-10-19 17:17
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....
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US: Lap

Thu, 2017-10-19 17:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire....
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Q&A: New health bill offers stability, respite on premiums

Thu, 2017-10-19 17:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bipartisan health care bill formally proposed Thursday in Congress would help stabilize insurance markets up-ended by the fierce partisan battle over "Obamacare." For consumers, it offers a potential respite from the spiral of rising premiums and dwindling choice....
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Senators push for more online transparency in elections

Thu, 2017-10-19 17:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are moving to boost transparency for online political ads, unveiling on Thursday what could be the first of several pieces of legislation to try to lessen influence from Russia or other foreign actors on U.S. elections....
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Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria'

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....
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