Review: 'Yesterday' takes a great idea, adds too much sugar

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a soulful if brooding young man, with a very pleasant singing voice. But when we meet him, the fledgling songwriter and supermarket clerk from coastal England feels stuck ...

Foes say they'll ask voters to block money for nuke plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The fight over giving a financial lifeline to Ohio's two nuclear plants by tacking a new fee onto every Ohioans' electricity bill might not end even if state lawmakers agree on a s...

National Weather Service confirms rare West Virginia tornado

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service says storm-related damage indicates that a rare tornado touched down in West Virginia. The weather service says on Twitter that ...

Israel restricts power to Gaza after balloons spark fires

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has cut off fuel shipments to the Gaza Strip in response to the launch of incendiary balloons, resulting in new power cuts in the impoverished territory. ...

Celebrating Havana renovates Cuba's oldest Jewish cemetery

HAVANA (AP) — Some marble grave covers are broken and tombstones lie on the ground, covered in moss. At some graves, vegetation pokes through the cement cracks. But slowly, the oldes...

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board...

Police: Murder suspect brought to US after fleeing to Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in 2010 and then fleeing to Canada has been returned to Tennessee to face charges. News outlets report U.S. M...

'Wild Rose' heralds arrival of rising star Jessie Buckley

NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish actress Jessie Buckley grew up in County Kerry and lives in London but she's lately been traveling so much that she gives her present address as Heathrow Airport and New York...

South Africa's president says shaky power utility can't fail

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa's president says the country's struggling state-owned power utility Eskom "cannot be allowed to fail" and wants more funding to keep it afloat after its cas...

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay in th...

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical...

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power ...

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about wh...

The Latest: Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Argentine energy company Edesur says that electricit...

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's main energy company said it was "slowly beginning to restore" electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the country and neighboring Uru...