AP News Articles

Kim Chang Son

By Christopher Bodeen and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's...Read more

Arkady Babchenko

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the reported slaying in Ukraine of a Russian journalist: (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive....Read more

Roseanne Barr

By David Bauder,  AP Media Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Roseanne Barr is partly blaming Ambien for the tweet that led to her show's cancellation, but the maker of the insomnia drug quickly retorted that "racism is not a known side effect."

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Ohio police offer to test residents' meth for Zika

By Janet DiGiacomo, CNN

(CNN) -- In a recent Facebook post, the Gratis, Ohio, Police Department issues a warning and makes an offer:

"WARNING: If you have recently purchased Meth in Preble, Montgomery, Darke or Butler Counties it may be contaminated with the Zika...Read more

a Tesla sedan, left, in autopilot mode that crashed into a parked police cruiser

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California.

Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach. He says the Tesla driver suffered...Read more

Smoke rises following an Israeli strikes on Gaza City

By Fares Akram, Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.

Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, said...Read more

Philadelphia Phillies' Nick Williams and Scott Kingery

By Doug Padilla, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Arrieta put the Philadelphia Phillies back on control.

A day after a tough loss, the Phillies bounced back Tuesday night as Arrieta finished off one of the better months of his impressive career with a 6-1...Read more

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown directs a play against the Boston Celtics during the first half in game five of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at the TD Garden.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will continue to put their trust in coach Brett Brown.

Brown, who took the 76ers from 10 wins to the third seed in the Eastern Conference in just two seasons, has agreed to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2021-2022...Read more

Using a cell phone for a flash light, Jose Manuel Torres, 60, made his way to the small room where he now uses as a home as the rest of his home is being fixed after it was destroyed more than seven months ago by Hurricane Maria.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new study contends that many more deaths than normal occurred in Puerto Rico in the three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, mostly because of problems getting medicines or medical care.

Researchers surveyed a small sample of...Read more

A woman peers into a closed Starbucks Coffee shop.

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other.

It was part of the coffee chain's anti-bias training, created after the arrest of two black men in a...Read more