AP News Articles

America’s largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degree, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-level employees in a tight U.S. labor market.

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree.

America's largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degrees, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain...Read more

Kim Kardashian West walking the red carpet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.

Kardashian West has been urging the president to...Read more

59th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Weezer has released a cover of Toto's "Africa" after a teenage fan pressed the group for months on social media to record the song.

The teen, known as @weezerafrica, jokingly started lobbying the 1990s...Read more

Sep 17, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers cornerback Daryl Worley (26) is introduced before the game at Bank of America Stadium.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday in the NFL's request for a special investigator to look into what the league says are fraudulent claims in a $1 billion concussion settlement.

The league last month cited an independent study it said...Read more

March For Our Lives

By Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't tell 20-year-old Nestor Aguilera he can't effect change in politics.

The Indiana University business major protested outside President Donald Trump's recent appearance in Aguilera's home of...Read more

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."

...Read more

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

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