UK leaders square-off in first debate of election campaign

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn are preparing to square off in the first televised debate of this year's election campaign. The...

Liz Weston: 5 financial tasks you should tackle by year-end

A task without a deadline is just wishful thinking. Sometimes, you can get away with procrastinating. If you never get around to alphabetizing your spices, no one’s life will change....

650 House seats, 74 days to Brexit: UK election in numbers

LONDON (AP) — There's less than a month to go until Britain's Dec. 12 election, and the country's political parties are battling over funding promises, economic priorities and Brexit plans. ...

Review: Joe Henry faces down illness with creative gush

Joe Henry, “The Gospel According to Water” (earMUSIC) Given a few months to live released a creative gush in Joe Henry and the result is “The Gospel According to Water,” one of the b...

Egyptian woman fights unequal Islamic inheritance laws

CAIRO (AP) — One Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws that mean female heirs inherit half that of men. Since her father's death last year, Huda Nasrallah, a Chr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2019. There are 47 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 14, ...

Review: Driver brings 6,700 pages to life in ‘The Report’

Of all the statistics involving the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program — better known as the “Torture Report” — let’s focus on th...

Palin says she learned of divorce plans from attorney

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she learned her husband was seeking a divorce in an email from his attorney. The revelation came in an interview released Tu...

Foreign domestic helpers being radicalized by IS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), an Indonesian think-tank, says the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) is recruiting Indonesian domestic helper...

650 seats, 46 million voters: The UK election in numbers

LONDON (AP) — There's just over a month to go until Britain's Dec. 12 election, and the country's political parties are battling over funding promises, policy priorities and Brexit plans. ...

Man arrested for murder of mother and twin babies in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was arrested on Friday morning (Nov. 8) in Taichung, Taiwan, on suspicion of allegedly murdering his girlfriend and her twin babies earlier this week. On Thursday...

Prosecutor: Husband 'prime suspect' in wife's disappearance

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor says a University of Missouri student is the "prime suspect" in the disappearance of his Chinese wife and he played audio in court of the man saying he wanted a divor...

Review: It's a 'Marriage Story,' but about divorce

Noah Baumbach is a keen observer of life's banalities. His films relish in the strange and wonderful and awkward things people say and do in the course of the day. But his real magic is turning ordina...

Bank of England awaits election outcome before moving rates

LONDON (AP) — Under normal circumstances, the Bank of England would be looking to cut interest rates. The economy is slowing and inflation is below target. But these are no normal ti...

5 weeks, 650 seats, 86 days to Brexit: UK election numbers

LONDON (AP) — Britain's five-week election campaign officially began Wednesday, when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the Dec. 12 vote. Here's a look at some key numbers in an election that could det...