US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:00:26 -0500

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis d...  Full Story

What the Fed's rate cut means for you
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:19:44 -0500

The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely have a muted impact on Americans' personal finances, experts say.Full Story

Police: Pirates' Vázquez attempted to have sex with minor
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:29:59 -0500

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was being held Wednesday in a Pennsylvania jail on multiple felony charges after allegedly telling investigators he attempted t...  Full Story

Brad Pitt and James Gray take a giant leap with 'Ad Astra'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:29:45 -0500

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Brad Pitt made the first move with James Gray.

In 1995, he saw Gray's debut "Little Odessa" and decided to call up the young filmmaker behind the grim Brooklyn cri...  Full Story

Utah police use sirens to drive bear up tree for relocation
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:07:18 -0500

OREM, Utah (AP) — Orem police used their vehicle sirens to drive a 2-year-old bear up a tree after its presence in the central Utah caused traffic delays Wednesday morning.

State Divis...  Full Story

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:14:48 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal reg...  Full Story

Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist content
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:45:23 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress on Wednesday that they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their soci...  Full Story

UC President Janet Napolitano to step down after 6 years
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:48:01 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, who oversaw historic expansions of the 10-campus system and championed immigrant students but whose management struct...  Full Story

Trump says he'd give Iranian leaders visas to attend UN
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:01:24 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he thinks the Iranian president and foreign minister should be granted U.S. visas to attend next week's United Nations General Ass...  Full Story

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:25:27 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures rel...  Full Story