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Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill

Legendary director Martin Scorsese was honored by longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, among many others, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City

California gunman's life was both unremarkable and troubled

Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay

China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally

Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

Trump pressed to levy harsh US response to Khashoggi killing

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2020 Democratic contenders already eyeing top staff in Iowa

VIDEO: Car plows into Little Caesars in Florida

Blues fire coach Mike Yeo, name Craig Berube as interim

Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future

Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria

Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase

The Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51 in the highest-scoring Monday night game ever played

The big question for new House Dems: Will you back Pelosi?

The big first question for the freshman Democrats in the House is whether they will vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker

  3 dead, including officer, after suspected shooter opens fire at Chicago hospital

A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing three people, including a police officer and two hospital staffers, authorities said.

Shock in Japan as Nissan's Ghosn held in financial probe

The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds has shaken many in Japan

  A few hardy wildfire survivors hunker down for long haul

1 dead, 4 injured in downtown Denver shooting

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Walker new NBA scoring leader, Hornets top Celtics 117-112

US charges Venezuelan tycoon tied to government for bribery

Rams honor firefighters, police for recent heroic actions

Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, according to a report in The Washington Post.

Witness says bloodshed and bribery rampant under 'El Chapo'

A star prosecution witness testifying at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is describing the bloodshed and bribery that were trademarks of Guzman's leadership of the Sinaloa cartel

Colorado man sentenced to 3 consecutive life terms for killing wife, 2 daughters

Chris Watts is sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison.

AP cameraman shot during Gaza protest

Witnesses and medical officials say an Associated Press cameraman has been shot and wounded while covering a demonstration in the Gaza Strip. Rashed Rashid, 47, was hit in the leg Monday during a weekly protest next to the Israeli border

Pilot union says it wants to help reduce delays on American

Pilots at American Airlines say contract wish list includes better pay and fewer flight delays

Freshman Dems face thorny first vote: Yes or no on Pelosi

It's the big question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi?

Trump sets off storm by criticizing retired Navy admiral

President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner

Structure losses in Southern California fire rise to 1,500

The tally of structures destroyed by huge Southern California wildfire has increased to 1,500

Yankees get Paxton from Mariners for Sheffield, 2 others

Left-hander James Paxton has been acquired by the Yankees from the Seattle Mariners for a trio of prospects, bolstering the thin starting rotation that contributed to New York's loss to Boston in the AL Division Series

Trump draws criticism for faulting war hero on bin Laden

President Donald Trump is drawing heavy criticism for faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner

‘Bus driver from heaven’ helps students escape California wildfire

A bus driver rescued nearly two dozen schoolchildren and two teachers from the devastating wildfire in Paradise, CA.

'Obviously, I'm very blessed': Nets' LeVert discusses injury

'Obviously, I'm very blessed': Nets' Caris LeVert discusses his scary injury, and plans going forward

Tagovailoa, Murray finalists for 2 college football awards

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams and Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins were named finalists for two of the nine awards to be presented at the Hall of Fame in Atlanta

Chicago hospital shooting claims 3 lives; gunman also dead

Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, killing 3 people; suspect is also dead

Police: Ex-judge is suspect in former wife's fatal stabbing

Authorities in Ohio say a former judge who spent time in prison for beating his wife now is a suspect in her stabbing death. Removes dateline, adds byline.

The Latest: Doctor, pharmaceutical assistant among 4 dead

Mercy Hospital has identified two members of its staff killed in a shooting that left four dead

Michigan's Higdon stokes hype, predicts win over Ohio State

Michigan's Karan Higdon has predicted a win over Ohio State on Saturday

The Latest: No. 3 Gonzaga holds off Illinois 84-78 in Maui

The Latest: Rui Hachimura scored 23 points, Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 and No. 3 Gonzaga held off Illinois 84-78 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational

NBA fines Miami's Josh Richardson $25,000 for shoe toss

NBA fines Miami guard Josh Richardson $25,000 for tossing one of his sneakers into stands

The Rolling Stones announce stadium tour for next year

The Rolling Stones says it is adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019

The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

The Trump administration will fully restore Jim Acosta's White House credentials, but has warned the CNN reporter that he must follow a series of rules at future news conferences

New assessment: 'Little clear progress' in Afghanistan war

A new assessment of U.S.-led efforts to compel the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal in Afghanistan says there has been "little clear progress" in recent months

The Rolling Stones plan 13 US live dates next year

The Rolling Stones says it is adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019

Peter Simon, Martha's Vineyard photographer, dies at 71

Peter Simon, a longtime photographer on Martha's Vineyard, has died at the age of 71

Trump's refugee director changing jobs

Head of Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement is leaving his post

Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges

Manhattan prosecutors are pushing back against Harvey Weinstein's latest attempt to have the sexual assault charges against him dismissed

Quite the contrast: Senator Manny vs Adrien Broner

Manny Pacquiao to defend WBA welterweight belt against Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas

Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals

A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a real estate deal

Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress, has narrowly won his re-election bid in a sprawling Texas congressional district that has been a perennial battleground

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

The science behind cat grooming: High-tech scans give a peek at how their sandpapery tongues clean through all that fur

Orioles new GM Elias begins rebuild of worst team in majors

New Baltimore Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias spoke excitedly about rebuilding the worst team in the majors by drafting wisely, stocking the farm system and delving deep into the International market

Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported

A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to "shoot up" his high school near Philadelphia has been spared additional time in prison but has agreed to be deported

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally

NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

NFL to return to Mexico City with game next year, the 3rd match of contract signed in 2016

US cuts in Palestinian refugee aid mitigated by new pledges

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees says it has nearly closed its funding gap by securing new donor pledges to make up for US aid cuts

Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summit

Saudi media are reporting that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month

In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they'll back new leadership

Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks new leaders in January

Airbnb removes listings in Israeli settlements

Vacation rental company Airbnb says it is removing its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank

  Why is wombat poop cubed? We finally have an answer

Wombat intestines stretch unevenly, forcing the poop into about 3/4-inch cubes.

Police: Suspect in Detroit senior complex slayings arrested

A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia

Putin mulls Russian response to US exit from nuclear pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gathered top military officials to discuss a response to the planned U.S. withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact

Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have received the official White House Christmas tree

Macedonia formally demands return of fugitive ex-premier

Macedonia's Foreign Ministry has summoned Hungary's ambassador to formally demand that the government in Budapest rejects an asylum application by fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

EU finishes probes that Kosovo judge calls biased

The European Union has wrapped up three investigations into a British judge who served with the bloc's monitoring mission in Kosovo, but isn't making public the conclusions of probes that the judge claims were revenge after he spoke out against wrongdoing

Russian, US officials say space cooperation remains strong

Russian and U.S. space officials hail joint work, say cooperation remains strong despite political tensions between countries

German swimming instructor convicted of abusing 37 girls

A 34-year-old swimming instructor in southwestern Germany has been convicted of 130 counts of sexually abusing 37 young girls he taught

Migration at top of agenda of Spanish PM's 1st Morocco visit

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called on Monday for greater cooperation on migration during his first visit to Morocco, a jumping-off point for a growing number of migrants hoping to get a foothold in Europe

Space station gets 2 cargo deliveries in record 15 hours

International Space Station gets two cargo deliveries in 15 hours, a new record

Convicted murderer quiet on why he killed wife, daughters

An emotional hearing revealed a wealth of evidence prosecutors planned to use against Christopher Watts if the murder case against him for killing his pregnant wife and two daughters had gone to trial

Notre Dame tops AP Top 25, S. Carolina drops from top 10

South Carolina's run in the top 10 is over

Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics iced by City Council

Calgary City Council shuts door on 2026 Winter Olympic bid; Stockholm, Italy still in running

Memorial service set for 'Hee Haw' host, guitarist Roy Clark

A memorial service is planned for musician and entertainer Roy Clark, who died last week at his home in Tulsa

Ron Chernow to speak at White House correspondents' dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association says noted author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner in April, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following comedian Michelle Wolf's anti-Trump performance this year

Hijab-wearing lawmaker takes seat in Bosnian Serb parliament

For the first time since Bosnia's ethnic war, a woman who wears a traditional Muslim headscarf has become a lawmaker in the Serb-run part of the country

US blacklists South African for business ties to North Korea

The United States has blacklisted a Russian-born South African national accused of working with companies that helped North Korea evade sanctions and launder millions of dollars

Wisconsin family adopts 1-year-old 20 years after they adopted her sister

The family said they were ready to be empty nesters and had no idea the two sisters had the same mother.

NASA recycles in space: Meet the ‘Refabricator’

Astronauts have been 3D printing in space since 2014. Now they can recycle the things they don’t need any longer and print again.

Duke steady at No. 1 as Villanova tumbles from Top 25

Duke and Kansas remained entrenched atop the AP Top 25 on Monday, while Villanova and Syracuse tumbled all the way out after each lost a pair of games