Fear of robots taking jobs spurs a bold idea: Guaranteed pay

Fear of robots taking jobs spurs a bold idea: Guaranteed pay

HONOLULU (AP) — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants.As technological innovations increasingly edge i...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response

Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea’s claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, s...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies at 67

Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies at 67

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold more than 40 million albu...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


John Ashbery, celebrated and challenging poet, dies at 90

John Ashbery, celebrated and challenging poet, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — John Ashbery, an enigmatic genius of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse ...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


A slow Labor Day caps a down summer at the box office

A slow Labor Day caps a down summer at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With no new wide releases, Hollywood basically took the Labor Day weekend off and put an end to what’s expected to be t...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


City struggles to restore water service in Harvey aftermath

City struggles to restore water service in Harvey aftermath

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas city that lost its drinking water system to Harvey struggled Saturday to restore service, and firefighters kept monitorin...

September 2nd, 2017 updated: September 2nd, 2017. |  


Trump’s summer of discontent bleeds into high-stakes fall

Trump’s summer of discontent bleeds into high-stakes fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a summer of staff shake-ups and self-made crises, President Donald Trump is emerging politically damaged, personally agi...

September 2nd, 2017 updated: September 2nd, 2017. |  


Harvey changes the equation as do-little Congress returns

Harvey changes the equation as do-little Congress returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvey has scrambled the equation for Congress as lawmakers get ready to return to Washington on Tuesday after a five-week sum...

September 2nd, 2017 updated: September 2nd, 2017. |  


Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared wid...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Get This: Library: Fines can’t be paid with Chuck E. Cheese tokens

Get This: Library: Fines can’t be paid with Chuck E. Cheese tokens

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts library is reminding residents that Chuck E. Cheese tokens are not an acceptable form of payment for overd...

September 2nd, 2017 |