US marks 9/11 with somber tributes, new monument to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in ...

'Wake-up call': 9/11 prompted some to move away to new lives

NEW YORK (AP) — On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin tow...

'Wake-up call': 9/11 prompted some to move away to new lives

NEW YORK (AP) — On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade Center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin tow...

LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh repl...

'It keeps us safe': An NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses

NEW YORK (AP) — At a Brooklyn storefront, people sign up to use a bathroom outfitted to try to curb the drug overdose crisis. They'll be checked on, by intercom, about every three mi...

UN Yemen envoy: 'Confident' pact can be reached on port city

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says he fears "severe political and humanitarian consequences" if fighting intensifies in the crucial city of Hodeida, but he's "confident" an agreement ...

Lawyer fights for Harvey Weinstein, in court and out

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful public figure is accused of sexual assault in a Manhattan hotel room. There's media frenzy. Enter go-to defense attorney Ben Brafman. Brafman, 69, was on t...

Proposal on Palestinians heads to UN Security Council

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is headed toward a vote — and a likely U.S. veto — on a resolution that asks the secretary-general to propose ways to ensure "international protection" for Pa...

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, criminal sex act charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie m...

Domestic violence shelter being custom-built to include pets

NEW YORK (AP) — From easy-to-clean floors to a grooming room to a color palette toned for dog and cat eyes, a building rising in New York is clearly a place for pets. But it's not an...

Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove

NEW YORK (AP) — Pursuing a rape case against Harvey Weinstein could put any prosecutor under a microscope, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is already there. A state i...

UN Security Council set to discuss Gaza after a deadly day

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council plans to meet Tuesday to discuss violence along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, following the deadliest day there since a 2014 war. ...

Ex-'Apprentice' contestant wants tapes for suit vs. Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who has accused President Donald Trump of unwanted groping and kissing is seeking footage from the reality TV show as part of her defamation law...

After US travel ban, a refugee family straddles continents

Saido Muhina Khamis thought she would be in the United States by now, starting a new life with her mother. Instead, the Somali woman is still in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in a remote p...

'This is my family': Where the travel ban debate hits home

NEW YORK (AP) — At the New York City convenience store where he works the overnight shift, Radad Alborati takes a sip of coffee and surveys his life. His wife is stuck in war-torn Ye...