John Canley's heroism includes twice scaling a hospital wall in view of the enemy to help wounded Marines and carry them to safety…
By Associated Press
Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
Democrats have reason for optimism: The party saw strong turnout in nearly a dozen federal special elections ahead of the midterms, with Democratic candidates consistently outperforming Republicans.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one…
By Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
In a wide-ranging interview three weeks before Election Day, Trump told The Associated Press he senses voter enthusiasm rivaling 2016 and he expressed cautious optimism that his most loyal supporters will vote even when he is not on the ballot.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Burns won the prestigious honor Tuesday for her vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he's selected Pat Cipollone to serve as his the West Wing's top lawyer.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in six months Tuesday following strong earnings from major financial and health care companies as well as encouraging reports on the economy. But even with the big gains, major indexes are still broadly…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
President Trump said he doesn't speak with Chairman Jerome Powell because of the Fed's political independence but said, "I'm not happy with what he's doing because it's going too fast" in raising rates at a time when inflation has remained…
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