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Nate remnants drench Northeast; most power back on in South

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Remnants of Hurricane Nate buffeted the U.S. Northeast with wind and rain Monday while power crews restored most electrical service on the Gulf Coast and an...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:09

Missouri abortion lawsuit heading to state Supreme Court

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One of the nation's longest waiting periods for an abortion will face the scrutiny of the Missouri Supreme Court after a state appeals court ruled in...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:09

2 more dead from Florida nursing home that lost AC in Irma

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Two women who lived at a Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma have died, becoming the 13th and 14th fatalities linked to...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:03

Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists say more than 1,000 stuffed birds from Midwestern museums are helping them better understand a key global warming particle. Researchers reported Monday that they found more...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:01

A snapshot of Nobel economics winner Richard Thaler

NAME: Richard Thaler BIRTHDATE: September 12, 1945. BIRTHPLACE: East Orange, New Jersey. EDUCATION: Bachelors, Case Western Reserve University, 1967; masters (1970) and Ph.D. (1974), University of Rochester CURRENT JOB: Professor...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00

No charges for man who asked if US senator's child kidnapped

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man who was kicked out of a televised town hall for seeming to suggest Republican Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's (TOO'-meez) daughter had been kidnapped...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:59

AP News Guide: The toppling of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been ousted from the company he co-founded and that bears his name following a devastating New York Times expose that detailed...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:58

The Latest: 14th death from nursing home hurricane blackout

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida nursing home residents dying after Hurricane Irma (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Another woman who lived at a Florida nursing home that...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:58

Weinstein's company to change its name after his firing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. will change its name following the firing of co-founder Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations, a studio insider said Monday. The insider, who...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:56

The Latest: Officials evacuate center for severely disabled

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Emergency workers and staff at a state home for the severely disabled outside of Sonoma have...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:53

Police in Florida say woman at Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning in Irma now home's 14th fatality

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say woman at Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning in Irma now home's 14th fatality .
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:53

Family of black driver shot by white officer sues over death

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of an unarmed black driver fatally shot by a white policeman in suburban Cleveland has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. It alleges in a...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:52

40 years, 3 sisters, 1 DNA test: The story of a cold case

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — For nearly half her life, Ruby Williams has prayed for her daughter, Brenda: "Lord, let her be alive." She's repeated this prayer tens of thousands of...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:49

Highlights of AP interview with Nobel winner Richard Thaler

WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago was awarded the Nobel prize for economics Monday for his work explaining how human behavior often doesn't fit rational economic...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:47

The Latest: 2 more dead from facility that lost AC in Irma

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida nursing home residents dying after Hurricane Irma (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Two more women who lived at a Florida nursing home...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:46

Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who made economics human again

WASHINGTON (AP) — People make poor economic choices. They don't save enough for retirement. They refuse to cut their losses on plummeting investments. They buy houses and stocks when prices...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:46

After firing, Harvey Weinstein's company to rename itself

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. will change its name following the firing of co-founder Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations, a studio insider said Monday. The insider, who...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:44

Monument sought to recognize blacks who served Confederacy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Black South Carolina residents who served in the Confederate military would be recognized with a Statehouse monument under a proposal made by two white Republican lawmakers...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:44

Palestinian delegations head to Egypt for unity talks

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Negotiators from the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have traveled to Egypt to launch negotiations on ending a 10-year rift. The talks are...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:41

Police say man called 2 and said he shot Kansas tax agent

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of walking into a Wichita tax office and shooting an agent called an acquaintance afterward and said he had "lost it" and "just...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:41

Ivanka Trump tunes out noise, takes on tax overhaul fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump successfully pushed to get a family-focused tax credit included in the Republican tax overhaul proposal. She's got no time for a victory lap, though: Now...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:33

Iraq demands Kurdish-based cell operators move to Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's government is demanding Kurdish-based that cellular network operators relocate their headquarters to Baghdad. Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's cabinet included the demand in a package of measures...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:32

Man who says he was blinded in eye by foul ball sues Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was left blind in one eye — at least temporarily — and may ultimately lose the eye after a foul ball struck him in...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:31

Yemeni doctors say airstrikes, fighting kill 13 civilians

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni medical and tribal officials say airstrikes and artillery have killed 13 civilians in fighting near the Saudi border, the latest episode of non-combatants paying the...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:26

Engineers: lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved

MEXICO CITY (AP) — After thousands died in the 1985 earthquake in Mexico's capital, experts rewrote building codes hoping to prevent another catastrophe. But they left out a crucial reform:...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:25

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