AP News Articles

Matchbox Cars, left, the coloring book, center, and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y.

Matchbox cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.Read more

Pedestrians walk across the street from the Twitter office building in San Francisco.

Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, prosecutors alleged Wednesday.Read more

a Pacific Gas & Electric truck enters their customer center in Hayward, Calif.

Pacific Gas & Electric is reporting substantial losses for the third quarter, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility's outdated transmission lines. The company anticipates those costs could escalate to as much as $6.3 billion.Read more

This image released by FX shows Billy Porter in a scene from "Pose."

"Pose" and "Batwoman" are among the shows contributing to a surge in LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD.Read more

Candles are laid out as Father Simon Thang Duc Nguyen speaks at The Holy Name and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, London's Vietnamese church, in east London.

UK police say they have formally identified the 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeastern England and notified their families in the apparent people-smuggling tragedy.Read more

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Attorney General William Barr before Trump signed an executive order creating a commission to study law enforcement and justice at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Convention Oct. 28, 2019.

President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone call in which Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democrats.Read more

A sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco.

The Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics, prosecutors said Wednesday. Read more here. Read more

Save The Paseo protesters

Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia City Hall.

Hours after landslide election victories, Philadelphia's elected officials gave a clear indication of their priority for the next term, announcing that they are putting an additional $4 million into violence-prevention programs.Read more

An inflatable pig sits outside of UAW Local 659 in Flint on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

A retired vice president of the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday became the 13th person to be charged in a federal investigation of alleged corruption at the union and auto companies.Read more

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