Prosecutor: Man charged in killings of 4 women in Detroit
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:29:46 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — A prosecutor announced murder charges Wednesday against a 34-year-old man in the slayings of four women in Detroit whose deaths authorities have characterized as the work of a ...  Full Story

Democrats block Pentagon funding bill as Senate leaders feud
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:34:46 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud by the chamber's leaders over the rules of engagement fo...  Full Story

QB Sam Ehlinger spreading the TDs around in Texas offense
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:07:51 -0500

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas keeps adding to the offensive firepower around quarterback Sam Ehlinger with some big early results.

The No. 12 Longhorns (2-1) will need everyone to chip in...  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

Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist content
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:28:49 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media pl...  Full Story

Paris tests new bubble-shaped water taxi
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:42:36 -0500

PARIS (AP) — Paris is testing out a new form of travel: an eco-friendly bubble-shaped taxi that zips along the water up and down the Seine River.

Organizers are holding test runs this ...  Full Story

No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through Texas
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:43:21 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — Imelda has deluged parts of Southeast Texas with more than 12 inches of rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities said Wednesday that so far there have been no...  Full Story

Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu's political future in doubt
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:32:56 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is suddenly i...  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