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  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    BEIJING – China’s government has cut off news about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no ima ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout

    WASHINGTON – After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

    SALHIYAH, Iraq – Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighti ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers

    WASHINGTON – From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last yea ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

    DALLAS – Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a long-awaited security pact on Tuesday that will allow U.S. forces to remain in th ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found

    SCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG – Pro-democracy protests expanded in Hong Kong on Monday, a day after demonstrators upset over Beijing's decision to limit political reforms ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Bankruptcy’s end more clear than Orr’s future

    DETROIT – Kevyn Orr’s success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him unemployed, at least temporarily, when and if his ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Obama: 'Contradictory' Syria policy helps Assad

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military c ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Authorities were searching Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb wh ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the regi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Browns unmoved by chief’s apology

    WASHINGTON – The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Mi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • 3 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan

    TOKYO – A Japanese military helicopter rescued three people Sunday morning from a spectacular volcanic eruption that sent officials scrambling to reac ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • 13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Security upgrades at a troubled youth detention center in Nashville were not enough to prevent 13 teenagers from escaping Friday, t ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
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