Stocks edge lower ahead of Federal Reserve policy decision

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the latest interest rate policy decision by the Federal Reserve. Health care and technology...

Shares in Germany's Bayer plunge on US weed killer ruling

BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Germany's Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer — the second case that has gone against manuf...

The Latest: Erdogan says mosque gunman no different from IS

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the gunman...

Father and son who fled Syria are buried in New Zealand

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first fun...

Jury: Roundup weed killer major factor in man's cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer. The unanimous verdict on T...

Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, inc...

Utrecht tram shooting: Suspect arrested after 3 killed, 5 wounded

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman killed three people and wounded five during a mid-morning tram ride Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht, raising the specter of another extremist attack on...

NYPD backtracks, says officer wasn't killed in 1999 shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says confusion surrounding a long-awaited arrest led officials to wrongly declare that an off-duty officer had been killed in a 1999 shooting in the Bron...

New Zealand's darkest day: 36 minutes of terror

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — On March 15, New Zealand changed. Some are calling it a loss of innocence, a reminder that distance doesn't bring protection against violence. Prime Minister Jacinda A...

DNA match leads to arrest in 1999 Alabama slaying, rape case

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A DNA match found through a genealogy website has led to an arrest in the killings of two teen girls nearly 20 years ago, Alabama authorities said. Coley McCraney...

When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machi...

New Zealand shooter steeped attack in dark internet culture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The suspected New Zealand shooter carefully modeled his attack for an internet age. He live-streamed the massacre, shouted out a popular meme slogan and published a long, rambling...

Mosque killer's rifles bore white-supremacist references

The self-proclaimed racist who attacked a New Zealand mosque conducting Friday prayers during an assault that killed 49 people opened fire with rifles covered in white-supremacist graffiti and listene...

Review: The new animated 'Wonder Park' is at war with itself

There's always that moment on roller coasters when the lap bar gets locked down and you slowly, agonizingly ride up to the first drop. You know the next few minutes are going to be harrowing — you jus...

French activists vandalize Bayer building over pesticide use

BERLIN (AP) — French activists have spray-painted the Paris headquarters of Bayer AG and plastered it with signs to protest its production of environment-damaging pesticides. A dozen...