The ideal wine for Thanksgiving dinner? It's complicated

For many of us who love to cook and host on Thanksgiving, one central mystery remains: What to pour? Before I turn to the experts, I'll offer up three things I do know about wine on ...

The Latest: Reports: Explosion hits northeast Syrian town

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Syrian state media and activist collectives are reporting at least one explosion ...

Syrian media, Kurdish news agency report at least one explosion in a northern Syrian town near border with Turkey

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian media, Kurdish news agency report at least one explosion in a northern Syrian town near border with Turkey.

Denmark to temporarily restore border control with Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark will temporarily reinstate controls at its borders with Sweden after a series of violent crimes in greater Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by...

Italy: 5 Italian soldiers wounded by explosion in Iraq

ROME (AP) — Italy's defense ministry says five Italian soldiers have been wounded by the explosion of a device in Iraq. The ministry said three of the wounded were in "grave conditio...

Teenager dies, another critically wounded in Sweden shooting

HELSINKI (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has died and another teenager is in critical condition after a shooting late Saturday at a busy square in the southern Swedish city of Malmo. Malmo ...

Egypt officials: 2 security forces killed in Sinai blast

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has killed two members of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province. The explosion hit their armored ve...

Indebted Italian man accused of triggering deadly explosion

ALESSANDRIA, Italy (AP) — An Italian prosecutor says a heavily indebted man seeking to make a false insurance claim has confessed to setting off explosions at a farmhouse he owned that killed three fi...

Swine fever: New Indonesian festival celebrates pigs

LAKE TOBA, Indonesia (AP) — Christian residents in Muslim-majority Indonesia's remote Lake Toba region have launched a new festival celebrating pigs that they say is a response to efforts to promote h...

2 believed injured in explosion at mine in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Police say two people are believed to have been injured in an explosion at a mine in eastern Germany. Police told news agency dpa that up to 30 more people are believed...

3 Italian firefighters killed in building explosion

MILAN (AP) — Three Italian firefighters have been killed overnight in an explosion in a building in the northwestern region of Piedmont. Sky TG24 reported that the firefighters were ...

3 people detained in connection with Swedish explosion

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say they have detained three people in connection with an explosion in an apartment building in the southern city of Malmo. No-one was injured in the b...

Pink or blue? Some gender reveal parties take dangerous turn

It was supposed to be a happy moment, a chance to declare the sex of a soon-to-be-born baby with a blast of color and burst of attention on social media. But the gender reveal party ...

Altria takes a $4.5 billion hit on Juul amid vaping backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marlboro-maker Altria is taking a big financial hit from its multibillion-dollar bet on e-cigarettes. The tobacco giant on Thursday slashed the value of its investm...

5 charged in deadly California honey oil lab explosion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five men have been charged with murder following a deadly explosion at an illegal honey oil lab in September that killed a man they were working with, authorities announced Thursday...