CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. ...

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected U.S. governm...

CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. ...

Economy was key to Brazil win, but will he deliver?

SAO PAULO (AP) — Key to Jair Bolsonaro's recent election victory was the support of Brazil's business community, which coalesced around him because he promised to overhaul Latin America's largest econ...

Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico's capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in wh...

Puerto Rico aims to improve fatality reporting post-Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government has created a committee to improve how the U.S. territory counts deaths following sharp criticism of how it handled fatalities linked to Hurricane...

Families take step toward suing EPA for toxic paint stripper

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mothers of two men killed by a toxic paint stripper have taken a first step toward suing the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to take quick action to remove the produc...

Chiayi City, Taipei, Hualien County in Taiwan most friendly to seniors: survey

Chiayi City in southern Taiwan outshone 21 other cities and counties to be crowned the most friendly city to seniors in Taiwan, according to an evaluation of living environments for senior citizens pu...

3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil votes Sunday to elect its next president, and the choice could not be more stark. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading the polls, has describe...

3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil votes Sunday to elect its next president, and the choice could not be more stark. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading the polls, has describe...

California blasts Trump plan to rollback emissions standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are blasting the Trump administration's plan to freeze vehicle emissions standards, saying it threatens public health and the environment. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2018. There are 66 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On October 26t...

Texas requires large schools to report player concussions

DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries a...

EPA puts off final decision on science transparency rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is putting off for at least a year any final announcement on a controversial proposal overhauling how the agency evaluates science. Critic...

US State Department official visits Taiwan to attend Taiwan-US workshop on media literacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby is visiting Taiwan from Oct. 16 to 21 to attend an international workshop on media literacy as part of a cooperative p...