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US troops leaving northern Syria; a full withdrawal possible
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:54:47 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broa...  Full Story

Pomp in London, talks in Brussels as Brexit deadline looms
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:22:05 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union said Monday that Brexit talks were making progress — but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month — as the U.K. government tried to...  Full Story

After record world medal haul, Biles a face of 2020 Olympics
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:42:23 -0500

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles.

With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face...  Full Story

White House: Trump to watch violent parody, 'condemns it'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:37:23 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of...  Full Story

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 09:34:17 -0500

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste.

A law saying schools can give food scra...  Full Story

US troops leaving northern Syria; a full withdrawal possible
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:54:47 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broa...  Full Story

Visa, Mastercard shun Facebook's Libra digital currency plan
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:54:24 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.

Al...  Full Story

Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:35:46 -0500

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U...  Full Story

Spain convicts prominent Catalan separatists, protests erupt
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:36:51 -0500

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced 12 prominent former Catalan politicians and activists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2017 bid to gain independence for Ca...  Full Story

Who says you can't eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 07:07:26 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple.

A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't ...  Full Story