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  • 'Patsy and Loretta' highlights bond between iconic singers

    AP -  2019-10-16 17:30:07

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film "Patsy and Loretta" combines those passions...

  • Brexit talks close in on tentative deal before summit

    AP -  2019-10-16 17:30:06

    BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said he hopes the European Union and Britain were on the cusp of concluding a tentative Brexit deal that leaders would seek to complete at a summit...

  • Russia offers to mediate in Syria, asserting its role

    AP -  2019-10-16 17:30:05

    CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia offered Wednesday to mediate a resolution in northern Syria, further asserting Moscow's role as a regional force, ahead of a mission by U.S. Vice President Mike...

  • Probe uncovers high-level unease over Trump, Giuliani moves

    AP -  2019-10-16 14:30:06

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment inquiry is exposing new details about unease in the State Department and White House about President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine and those of his...

  • Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail to act

    AP -  2019-10-16 12:30:06

    MONROE, Wash. (AP) — At first, teachers at Sky Valley Education Center simply evacuated students and used fans to clear the air when the fluorescent lights caught fire or smoked with noxious...

  • Kim rides horse on sacred peak, vows to fight US sanctions

    AP -  2019-10-16 11:30:07

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea released a series of photos Wednesday showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions....

  • Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader's annual address

    AP -  2019-10-16 09:30:06

    HONG KONG (AP) — Calling her "the mother of the mafia police," yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives...

  • Brexit talks don't get breakthrough, continue on summit eve

    AP -  2019-10-16 09:30:04

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of...

  • Defying NATO allies, Turkey says it rejects Syria cease-fire

    Defying NATO allies, Turkey says it rejects Syria cease-fire

    AP -  2019-10-16 07:30:06

    AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president says he won't halt its military offensive in northeast Syria, despite growing pressure and sanctions from NATO allies.President Recep Tayyip...

  • Analysis: Warren still growing into front-runner status

    Analysis: Warren still growing into front-runner status

    AP -  2019-10-16 05:30:06

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The question was inevitable. Elizabeth Warren's answer was the same. And her rivals seized on it.For the second consecutive debate, Warren refused to say whether...

  • Takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores age issue

    Takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores age issue

    AP -  2019-10-16 05:30:05

    A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate Tuesday over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville,...

  • House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

    House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

    AP -  2019-10-16 04:30:06

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump.Lawmakers attending closed-door interviews say...

  • Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

    AP -  2019-10-16 03:30:05

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and...

  • Democratic rivals repeatedly criticize Warren during debate

    AP -  2019-10-16 02:30:06

    Elizabeth Warren's rivals repeatedly jabbed at her during Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate, accusing the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the costs of Medicare for...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

    AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

    AP -  2019-10-16 01:30:08

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a wide-ranging debate featuring the largest number of qualifying candidates on the same stage.Here's a...

  • Russia seeks to cement its role as power broker in Syria

    AP -  2019-10-15 22:30:05

    CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish...

  • Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open

    Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open

    AP -  2019-10-15 20:30:08

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with...

  • Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

    Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

    AP -  2019-10-15 19:30:19

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The sanctions the U.S. announced against Turkey this week over its offensive in Syria fall well short of doing serious damage to an economy still healing from a recession...

  • Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

    AP -  2019-10-15 19:30:16

    CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish...

  • Owl vs. owl: Should humans intervene to save a species?

    AP -  2019-10-15 19:30:08

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — As he stood amid the thick old-growth forests in the coastal range of Oregon, Dave Wiens was nervous. Before he trained to shoot his first barred owl, he had never fired a...

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