Epstein lawyer disappointed women won't give up lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein's estate said Wednesday he is disappointed that women who say the financier sexually attacked them aren't suspending lawsuits to join a special compensatio...

Iranian scientists' charges dismissed after prisoner swap

ATLANTA (AP) — After an Iranian scientist was released over the weekend as part of a prisoner exchange, federal prosecutors on Wednesday dismissed charges against two of his former students who were a...

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz to retire after 38 years

DETROIT (AP) — He was the face of Toyota in the U.S. unintended acceleration crisis, steered the automaker through the Great Recession, started and closed the youth-oriented Scion brand and reorganize...

New drugs show rare promise against advanced breast cancer

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors on Wednesday reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted many ...

Taiwan's president continues to lead Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of the most recent poll by one Taiwanese media outlet show Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to have a commanding lead over itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and ...

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year. ...

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps

The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The 6-foot-1, 190-pound defenseman ...

Pensacola naval base shooting tests US relations with Saudi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just months after senior U.S. officials delivered substantial military aid to Saudi Arabia to counter threats from Iran, America's relationship with the kingdom is being tested by a ...

Taiwan research sheds light on cure for spine-affecting arthritis

A study by Academia Sinica researchers and practicing physicians at local hospitals has discovered an enzyme that causes ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a type of arthritis characterized by pain and stif...

Indicted jail officers faced earlier excessive force claims

BALTIMORE (AP) — When a prisoner shattered glass panes in a control center at a Baltimore jail, the staff summoned a paramilitary-style tactical team to help quell the disturbance. Some inmates used p...

Report: Teen who died in US custody unresponsive for hours

HOUSTON (AP) — Video showing the U.S. Border Patrol cell where a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of the flu shows the teen writhing and collapsing on the floor for hours before he was found dead. ...

Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. You try to rein it in. But two favorite strategies can lead to spending more, according to a 2018 survey...

GM, Korea's LG Chem in venture to build factory in Ohio

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors and Korea's LG Chem have formed a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory near Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland. The co...

Libyan officials collect evidence of Russian fighters in war

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials in Libya’s U.N.-supported government say they plan to confront Moscow over the alleged deployment of Russian mercenaries fighting alongside their opponents in the count...

ICE: Protest at Louisiana jail ends after pepper spray used

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said migrants inside a Louisiana jail were pepper-sprayed to end their protest over prolonged detention. Spokesman Bryan Cox ...