Fourth person arrested in slaying of real estate agent

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the death of a real estate agent on New Year's Eve, according Minneapolis police. A 38-year-old woman was arre...

Suspect in sisters' deaths charged in New Year's Eve killing

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — A 21-year-old man arrested on a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting this week of two sisters at a university dormitory in Texas has been charged in the fatal shooting of...

New virus mutes Lunar New Year mood in Asia

BEIJING (AP) — A new virus that started in China and is popping up around Asia hung over the first day of the Year of the Rat in much of the region. Lunar New Year festivities were c...

Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday

BEIJING (AP) — Temples have locked their doors. The Forbidden City, Shanghai Disneyland and other major tourist destinations are closed. Restaurant reservations are being cancelled. ...

Iran uses violence, politics to try to push US out of Iraq

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran has long sought the withdrawal of American forces from neighboring Iraq, but the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia commander in Baghdad has added new impetus t...

Woods, McIlroy give Torrey Pines the feel of a season opener

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small crowd that gathered in the morning chill made its way to the first tee to watch Tiger Woods start his pro-am round Wednesday at Torrey Pines. The first start...

Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who had worked as a probation officer is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and killed on New Year's Eve, prosecutors ...

Christmas ransomware attack hit New York airport servers

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York airport and its computer management provider were attacked by ransomware over Christmas, officials said. Officials at the Albany County Airp...

Correction: ODD--Opossum Dropping story

In a story published Nov. 19, 2019, about New Year's Eve opossum drops in North Carolina, The Associated Press, citing a story from The News & Observer of Raleigh, erroneously reported that the la...

Legislator pleads not guilty to drunken driving charge

VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) — A New York State Assembly member who was accused of drunken driving days after he wrote a column warning against doing just that pleaded not guilty on Thursday. ...

US to probe fatal Indiana crash involving Tesla Model 3

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is sending a special team to Indiana to investigate a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric vehicle. The National Highway Tra...

"Don't bite!" Pope negotiates papal kiss after controversy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis cautiously waded back into the crowds on Wednesday after video of him swatting away the hand of a pilgrim who grabbed him went viral and sparked a papal apology. ...

Fears of Sanders win growing among Democratic establishment

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Increasingly alarmed that Bernie Sanders could become their party's presidential nominee, establishment-minded Democrats are warning primary voters that the self-described demo...

Bruins beat Predators 6-2 to spoil Hynes’ debut as coach

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored for the third consecutive game and the Boston Bruins beat Nashville 6-2 on Tuesday night, spoiling the debut of new Predators coach John Hynes. ...

Lindholm leads Flames past Blackhawks 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Elias Lindholm scored twice to reach 300 points in his 500th NHL game, and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. ...