Valeant steps in to work on psoriasis drug with AstraZeneca

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian drugmaker Valeant will work with British competitor AstraZeneca on a potential treatment for psoriasis a few months after biotech giant Amgen said it was ending research on the drug because...

Pope adds Central Park to list of New York City stops

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis will take a spin through Central Park while visiting New York City this month.

The city announced Tuesday that the pontiff will travel through part of the park Sept. 25 before...

Correction: Great Escape anniversary story

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a story from March 25, 2014, about a 1944 escape of Allied airmen from a Nazi prisoner camp, The Associated Press erroneously reported the nationality of one of the survivors. He was Dutch,...

The Latest: Mourners pack church for slain TV cameraman

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the funeral for Adam Ward, the WDBJ-TV cameraman who was fatally shot by a former co-worker on live TV Wednesday in Moneta, Virginia (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

With...

4th graders are a free ticket to national parks

Your fourth grader is your family's free pass to the nation's national parks.

Starting Tuesday, the federal government is giving free annual passes to fourth graders and their families at...

Somali militants overrun base of African Union forces

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to hit back amid a...

NY court refuses to hear appeals in chimp 'personhood' case

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An animal rights group seeking "legal personhood" for chimpanzees won't get a hearing in New York's highest court.

The Court of Appeals, without comment Tuesday, declined to hear the...

UK police: Mother, 4 children detained in Turkey

LONDON (AP) — British police say a mother and her four young children from London who were believed to be on their way to Syria have been detained in Turkey.

British counter-terrorism officials appealed for...