National

The Latest: Hamas threatens to step-up rocket fire at Israel

The Latest: Hamas threatens to fire rockets at Israeli towns of Ashdod, Beersheba if Israel continues airstrikes

Returning winds have Southern California firefighters wary

Holding out slim hope as crews search for more fire dead

Man tells allegedly drunken driver to leave scene of accident, report car stolen

IMF: Mideast oil producers buoyed by higher prices, for now

Incoming House members prep for do's and don'ts on the Hill

Grim calculus: Coroners search for those killed in wildfire

Continued Coverage

Government funding, border wall await lame-duck Congress

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.

Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 campaign

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Lawsuit: Illinois guard shot by police had on security hat

US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroad

In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safety

Dozens of transgender women and gay men in a migrant caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection from their fellow travelers

Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips Arizona Senate seat

In a year of liberal challenges to Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat

AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration

China postpones on allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

China says it is suspending rule changes allowing the trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, following an outcry from environmental groups

Judge orders Georgia to work to protect provisional ballots

Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

Mom suffers collapsed lung in apparently racially motivated subway attack

A universe of flawed heroes: Stan Lee was ahead of his time

AP Source: Former Browns coach Jackson returning to Bengals

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo"

Amazon to split second headquarters between New York and Northern Virginia, report says

Amazon has picked locations in New York City and Northern Virginia for its new headquarters, according to a report published late Monday in The Wall Street Journal.

Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis

Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis

Brodeur, O'Ree, Bettman lead inductees into Hockey HOF

Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

It's now the deadliest blaze in state history.

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Embiid scores 35 points, grabs 18 rebounds, and 76ers add to early Heat struggles by topping Miami 124-114

Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

Pence and Abe reaffirm the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization, while Pence also urged Japan to do more to reduce U.S. trade deficit

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

The potential damage to the regional and world trade brought on by President Donald Trump's trade battle with Beijing looms as leaders of Southeast Asian nations, China, the U.S. and other regional economies meet in Singapore

Nets' LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury

Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota and was taken to a hospital

The Latest: Wildfire evacuations lifted for Los Angeles

Authorities have lifted mandatory evacuation orders for the Los Angeles area threatened by an enormous wildfire. But thousands of homes remain at risk

No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55

Top-ranked Irish pull away in the second half, defeat Penn 75-55

Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires

Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a wildfire burned or imperiled the homes of celebrities and others

Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job

Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new law

California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two now burning at either end of the state

Parents fear polio-like illness among children being underreported

Parents worry acute flaccid myelitis among children is being underreported by the CDC.

Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

A hijacking of internet traffic disrupts Google services including search and cloud-hosting services

Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusal

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about "matters that may warrant recusal"

Rohingya fearful of doctors keep faith healers in business

Despite newfound access to medical care in Bangladesh's refugee camps, many Rohingya still seek out traditional faith healers

Zinke '100 percent confident' he'll be cleared in probes

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tells The Associated Press he's "100 percent confident" no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump's Cabinet

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat

New Tide packaging looks a lot like boxed wine

Tide will soon be out with new packaging that looks remarkably like boxed wine

Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Acuna takes NL honor

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani was an overwhelming pick for American League Rookie of the Year, and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was a runaway selection for the National League honor

VIDEO: Bus attendant allegedly assaults girl with special needs

Beleck Valmont, the bus attendant, looks as though he's pushing India Knox's head into the seat in front of her.

Authorities still assessing why California shooter snapped

Investigators still working to understand why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar

Utility emailed woman about problems 1 day before fire

A woman who owns property near where a deadly wildfire started in Northern California says utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. emailed her last week about problems with transmission lines

Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone says he expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Picking up another seat, Dems ride high on slow roll of wins

A week later, Democrats' historic midterm success sinking in

UEFA warns clubs over financial abuses after Man City leaks

Previously concluded Financial Fair Play cases could be reopened, UEFA warns as evidence grows of Manchester City's attempts to disguise its source of income and spending

Community protests Colorado man’s Nazi flag

Protesters marched against a man who flew a Nazi flag in front of his home in Fruita, CO.

Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington

Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

TSA confiscated 300 loaded guns at airport security last month

The agency said that in most cases, people claim they forgot they had the gun in their bag.

Facebook is back up, people stop talking to each other in person

Facebook is back up. Go back to your memes.

Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM

Macedonian police are seeking to arrest the country's former prime minister, who has been convicted and sentenced to a two-year prison term over corruption-related charges

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

Joe Mauer leaves the field after 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins

EU, UK inch closer to a deal as Brexit hangs in the balance

Britain and the European Union are inching inched toward agreement on a Brexit deal, but British Prime Minister Theresa May faces intensifying pressure from feuding pro-EU and pro-Brexit factions of her divided Conservative government

Turkish Cypriot leader: mix region's gas, send via Turkey

The leader of Cyprus' breakaway Turkish Cypriots says an accord reunifying the ethnically split island nation could unlock a deal to convey gas discovered in fields off Israel, Egypt and Cyprus to markets through neighboring Turkey's pipeline network

  New cholesterol guidelines are for everyone

Doctors have new guidelines for treating patients with high cholesterol.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

KFC adds chicken and waffles to the menu

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Waffles will be sold at participating restaurants through Dec. 31.

Celebrities offer thanks, condolences in death of Stan Lee

Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences in the death of Marvel legend Stan Lee

Bowles remains Jets coach despite team's struggles, bad loss

Todd Bowles remains coach of the New York Jets despite the team's struggles that included an embarrassing loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday

Pennsylvania diocese sued over priest named in probe

Man files suit against Allentown diocese alleging abuse by now-defrocked priest named in statewide grand jury report

Small businesses band together for Small Business Saturday

Many small and independent retailers who are holding Small Business Saturday shopping events Thanksgiving weekend are banding together with others, believing here's strength in numbers

Lawsuit alleges security guard shot while holding suspect

Authorities say a police officer who was responding to a shooting at a suburban Chicago bar fatally shot an armed security guard who witnesses say was trying to detain a man

Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

Wyoming's lone congresswoman, Liz Cheney, is poised to follow in her father's footsteps by becoming a member of House Republican leadership

Disney/Pixar releases first ‘Toy Story 4’ teaser

Disney and Pixar released the first trailer to "Toy Story 4." The dreamy teaser features everyone's favorite toys floating through the air. The sequence is set to Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now."

Saban has no plans to sit 'Bama QB Tau Tagovailoa this week

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban has no plans to sit Alabama quarterback Tau Tagovailoa this week vs The Citadel

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died at age 95

Afghan leader tells US audience that Taliban not winning war

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says more than 28,000 Afghan security forces have died in the past four years as they have taken the lead in the fight against the Taliban

Florida man arrested after stray bullet kills a mom eating breakfast on porch

There were children and other adults at the home at the time of the shooting, reports say

Alexander Hamilton descendant loans heirlooms to museum

The fifth-great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton was in Philadelphia Monday to loan some family heirlooms to the Museum of the American Revolution

Fight involving Atlantic City officials under investigation

Authorities are investigating an apparent fight at an Atlantic City casino that involved the mayor, a city councilman and others who were arguing with them

Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL’s voice, dies at 90

A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage, but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died at age 90.

Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

A recently defeated Republican congressman says the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act is to blame for the Democratic takeover of the House

23 killed, 110 missing in California wildfires

Wildfires in California have claimed the lives of at least nine people.

Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute

A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute