Mississippi city may be left in dark over unpaid power bill

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A decade ago, the sole grocery store in the city of Itta Bena shuttered. The last bank left a few years later, followed by the pharmacy — lifelines for a small, rural community...

Black men's votes courted, as some search for political home

NEW YORK (AP) — For Phillip Agnew, engaging Black male voters ahead of the general election isn’t just about persuading them to choose former Vice President Joe Biden over incumbent Donald Trump. ...

Lebanon, Israel hold 2nd round of maritime demarcation talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon and Israel held a second round of U.S.-mediated talks Wednesday over their disputed maritime border and agreed to continue discussions on the next day. Local n...

Military aircraft perform fly-bys on Greek national holiday

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek military jets and helicopters performed flybys over the capital and other cities, towns and islands Wednesday to mark Greece’s national holiday while traditional military a...

Growing area with rural roots a window into swing state Ohio

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Wood County is a mix of just about everything that makes the entire state an election bellwether with its growing suburbs, a farm culture rooted in conservative value...

New deaths as fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh keeps flaring

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Deadly fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh showed no signs of abating Wednesday despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire t...

US, Israel extend science accords into West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United States and Israel amended a series of scientific cooperation agreements on Wednesday to include Israeli institutions in the West Bank, a step that further blurs the status ...

Taiwan, South Korea, China successful against economic impact of virus: Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, South Korea, China and Hong Kong have been relatively successful in limiting the negative impact of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their economies, S...

Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily. So when men waving President Donald Trump flags drive by his house in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he stands on his front ste...

Election 2020 Today: Anxious voters, candidates look west

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, six days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. ...

Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat at a time

LONDON (AP) — David Wiseman heard Kath Ryan before he met her. He was at the far end of Ward S-4 at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham when shouts of “Cake Lady’s here! Cake Lady’s her...

Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N.'s nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is buildi...

Philadelphia victim's family sought ambulance, not police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a Black man killed by Philadelphia police officers in a shooting caught on video had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for poli...

Military vehicles spotted in civilian areas amid Taiwan's 'Combat Readiness Week'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Taiwanese Armed Forces on Monday night (Oct. 26) kicked off their "Combat Readiness Week" exercises, many armored vehicles and military trucks have bee...

'We need you': GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will ...