Powerful Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean islands

Powerful Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean islands

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history bore down on the islands of the northeast Caribb...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Trump orders end to program protecting immigrant ‘dreamers’

Trump orders end to program protecting immigrant ‘dreamers’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling Barack Obama’s program protecting hundreds of thousands of young imm...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Banks, technology companies lead US stocks lower

Banks, technology companies lead US stocks lower

Escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula rattled nerves on Wall Street Tuesday, leading to the stock market’s worst day in almost three weeks...

September 5th, 2017 |  


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. |