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APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson
APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson

0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to...

Newspaper: Doctors in sex abuse cases often not disciplined

0 7 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Doctors who engage in sexual misconduct with patients are routinely treated as having "impairment" issues and may not be reported to...

Attacker is killed after stabbing guard at Egypt church

0 9 min ago

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says a knife-wielding attacker has been shot and killed after he stabbed a guard at a Coptic...

Qatari state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State Building

0 14 min ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America — a stake in the company that owns New York's...

China seeks info on Chinese drug suspects in Philippines

0 14 min ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's ambassador to Manila says the Chinese government has sought information from Filipino authorities to help capture...

Lawyer: Timbuktu residents felt shame after sites destroyed
Lawyer: Timbuktu residents felt shame after sites destroyed

0 16 min ago

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for residents of Timbuktu told International Criminal Court judges Wednesday that the destruction by Islamic...

At least 38 dead as strong earth quake rocks central Italy
At least 38 dead as strong earth quake rocks central Italy

0 22 min ago

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 38...

India aims to ban surrogacy for foreigners, gay couples

0 22 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government says it hopes to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services in order...

In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states
In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

0 26 min ago

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in...

Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir
Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

0 27 min ago

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian government forces fired shotguns and tear gas in India's portion of Kashmir on Wednesday to break up new protests...

Suspect in Alabama massacre to make his 1st court appearance
Suspect in Alabama massacre to make his 1st court appearance

0 28 min ago

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say the man accused of using an ax and gunshots to slaughter three men and two women at a south Alabama house is set...

Indian submarine data leaked from French shipbuilder

0 30 min ago

PARIS (AP) — Sensitive data on submarines designed for India's navy have leaked from a leading French shipbuilder with military customers around the...

Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims

0 41 min ago

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting...

UN envoy: No more 'taboo' issues in Cyprus peace talks

0 41 min ago

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Everything is up for discussion in an intensified phase of ongoing Cyprus peace talks, including "taboo" issues that rival...

Appalachian coal towns hit by layoffs due money for growth

0 42 min ago

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials say they are announcing "significant" investments in projects in Appalachian communities hit hard by...

Stocks lackluster, oil drops ahead of Fed chair's speech
Stocks lackluster, oil drops ahead of Fed chair's speech

0 43 min ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued and the price of oil fell Wednesday as investors awaited fresh cues from the U.S. Federal...

Bangladesh police arrest prime suspect in publisher's murder

0 47 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladeshi police arrested a leading suspect in last year's killing of a publisher as part of a crackdown on radicals blamed for...

New ferry ready for service between New Jersey and New York

0 49 min ago

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — A new ferry soon will be carrying commuters between New Jersey and New York City.

New York Waterway's 400-passenger...

Rhode Island zoo announces birth of endangered kangaroo

0 52 min ago

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials have announced the birth of an endangered kangaroo native to Papua New Guinea at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in...

Romania champion of Moldova's EU ambitions, premier says

0 1 hr ago

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Romania's prime minister says his country is a champion of Moldova's drive to join the European Union, in remarks before a...

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