East Timor to return foreigners who fled from Bali prison

DILI, East Timor (AP) — Authorities in East Timor will return to Indonesia two foreign inmates who escaped from a Bali prison. Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov Iliev and Indian Sayed Mohamm...

Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. ...

Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane

Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind. If it rubs people the wrong way, so be it. "That's just who she is," said her dad, Mark King. "It's not a show for...

IDF jet drops unexploded missile into Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the second incident in as many days for the Taiwanese military, an Indigenous Defense Fighter jet (經國號) fired off a missile which dropped straight into the Taiwan Strai...

Officials to discuss condition of officer stabbed at airport

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Canadian man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he li...

Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

PHOENIX (AP) — The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on th...

Burkina Faso to invest $700 million to fight extremism

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's government has announced it will invest more than $700 million over four years to eradicate poverty in the Sahel and northern region of the West African...

The Latest: FBI says stabbing suspect tried to buy gun

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a stabbing of a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan (all times local): 3 p.m. The FBI says a C...

400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday. ...

"You can hear the screams": Inside Yemen's secret prisons

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of the terrors inflicted by interrogators on detain...

Kayaker found alive a day and a half after issuing mayday

MILBRIDGE, Maine (AP) — A Maine kayaker found by the U.S. Coast Guard shortly after a search for him was suspended says a wave knocked him out of his vessel and he eventually was able to swim to land ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on solar, taxes, welfare

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back whe...

UN Security Council lands in Haiti to protests over cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A delegation from the U.N. Security Council has landed in Haiti, where it has been met by protesters demanding that the world body do more to fight a deadly outbreak of ch...

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?

Telecommuting has become synonymous with convenience, flexible schedules and, yes, pajamas. You don't have to commute, spend money on transportation or dress up. But despite the appeal and laid-back r...

Vacation in Maine? Water, woods, the arts and adventure

Considering a summer vacation in Maine? The state has something for everyone, from beaches and lakes to mountains and woods, to adventures and the arts. Acadia National Park is beaut...