Garbage trucks honor sanitation worker who died on the job

GRASS LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Several garbage trucks participated in a funeral procession to honor a sanitation worker who was killed on the job in southern Michigan. Modern Waste Systems...

AP Explains: The US push to boost 'quantum computing'

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of...

The Latest: Trump says 2nd North Korea summit 'quite soon'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says a second summit ...

Column: Tiger Woods is back, and golf is better for it

ATLANTA (AP) — They had waited more than five years for this moment. No way were those frail little ropes, strung up on flimsy poles, going to hold them back. No wa...

$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes. The Texas Department of Criminal Just...

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. ...

Colombia police retire police dogs in emotional ceremony

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Fourteen police dogs have been given medals and diplomas in an emotional ceremony in Colombia as they were retired after years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies. ...

Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison

Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his departure from prison and his alleged killing of a star golfer from Spain, records show. ...

Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will discuss the global drug trade and stopping the spread of weapons of mass destruction during two speeches next week at the United Nations General Assembly....

Relatives: Women killed in Texas more than troubles endured

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children...

Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children...

The Latest: Council member calls women's deaths a hate crime

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of four women who authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent (all times local): 10:20 p.m. An elected leader...

UN: Colombia coca production surges to record high

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A new United Nations report finds that cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine has reached an all-time high in Colombia. Annual data released Wednesday ...

Police stop black legislative candidate going door-to-door

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A black legislative candidate says she feels humiliated after police in Wisconsin stopped her and questioned her while she was campaigning door-to-door. The Capi...

Russia's reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

MOSCOW (AP) — Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti...