Gun background checks are on pace to break record in 2019
Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year.
Judge: Purdue workers should get bonuses, but maybe not CEO
The judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma will consider whether the company's CEO should get a bonus equal to half his $2.
Surprising 1st results from NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft
NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star.
Police chief firing puts spotlight on cops who let him go
When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home.
Jimmy Carter released from Georgia hospital
A spokeswoman for Jimmy Carter says the former U.
AP Interview: New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate
AP Interview: New Zealand’s leader says she’ll do all she can to stop a man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers from spreading his message of hate, while she hopes artificial intelligence will one day help stop such attacks from being streamed online.
France shuts down: Mass strike hits trains, Eiffel Tower
Most French trains are at a standstill, schools are closed and the Eiffel Tower is warning visitors to stay away as unions hold nationwide strikes and protests over the government’s retirement reform.
Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows
Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled and DaBaby will bring the heat to Super Bowl week in Miami.
58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania
58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania in one of year’s worst such disasters.
House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver an unusual public statement Thursday morning on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Anti-headscarf law activist sues Iran in US over harassment
Iranian-American activist famous for campaign against mandatory headscarf for women sues Iran in US federal court.
Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard
The military says security forces are responding to reports of a shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.
Huawei asks court to throw out US telecom funds ban
Huawei asking U.S. court to throw out rule that bars use of government money to buy its equipment on security grounds.
'Tis the season: Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up
One of the brightest signs of the holiday season has come to light.
Rapper T.I.’s remarks spark NY bill to end virginity tests
A New York lawmaker wants to ban virginity tests in response to the controversial remarks made recently by the rapper T.
North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘dotard’
North Korea is threatening to resume insults of U.S. President Donald Trump and consider him a “dotard” if he keeps using words that provoke the North.
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags
BMW is telling owners of some older 3-series cars to stop driving them after another recall of dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
10 Things to Know for Today
Legal scholars testify that President Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, yet an expert called by Republicans warned against rushing the process.
Booker's critical test? Languishing campaign plots rebound
New Jersey Sen.