UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is convening an expert meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance and oversight of human gene editing, months after a Chinese researc...

Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. authorities are accusing a former Apple attorney of brazenly breaking insider trading rules that he helped draft, while profiting from stock sales and investments that he mad...

Trombonists who died in 2018 honored with music in Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The late American jazz great Urbie Green and three other accomplished trombonists who died in 2018 will be remembered Saturday at a musical event in Cleveland. ...

Bernhard Langer wins home PGA Tour Champions event

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer made himself right at home in the Oasis Championship. Playing 10 minutes from his house, Langer closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday at The Old ...

Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way

SEATTLE (AP) — Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way. About 200 flights were canceled at Seattle-Tacoma and P...

Parnevik shoots 63 for 1-shot lead in Oasis Championship

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jesper Parnevik shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Oasis Championship to take a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer. Parnevik had four straight birdies on No...

Stanford probes faculty ties to China gene-edited baby work

Stanford University has started a review of interactions that some faculty members had with He Jiankui (HUH JEEN-qway), the Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies. ...

Tests suggest scientists achieved 1st 'in body' gene editing

Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease. Preliminary results released Thursday suggest that two m...

Ex-New Mexico athletic head charged with fraud, laundering

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs has been charged with fraud and money laundering. The attorney general's office filed a criminal...

'Flower Drum Song' author C.Y. Lee dead at 102

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of the best-selling "The Flower Drum Song" has died. C.Y. Lee, whose novel was adapted into a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and Oscar-nominated movie, was 102. ...

Schultz faces hometown protests as he eyes 2020 bid

SEATTLE (AP) — "Grande ego. Venti mistake": That was the message protesters had for former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz as he returned to his hometown of Seattle on Thursday after announcing that he's...

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PGA TOUR WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN Site: Scottsdale, Ariz. Course: TPC Scottsdale. Yardage: 7,261. Par: 71. Purse: $7.1 mill...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2019. There are 335 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 30,...

Chinese scientist told US Nobelist about gene-edited babies

Emails show the Chinese researcher behind the claim of gene-edited babies told a U.S. Nobel laureate about the experiment months before the news became public. The revelation comes a...

Democrats uneasy about potential Howard Schultz bid

SEATTLE (AP) — For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and who has given about $150,000 to Democrat...