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Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.
Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women

Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women

MONTGOMERY, Ala.
Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior centre fire

Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior centre fire

Authorities struggled on Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic
Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

CARACAS, Venezuela — Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday.
Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

ROME — Cosa Nostra's "boss of bosses," who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as prominent anti-Mafia heroes, died Friday in an Italian hospital prison ward.
NATO apologizes to Turkey over reports Erdogan shown as foe

NATO apologizes to Turkey over reports Erdogan shown as foe

ANKARA, Turkey — NATO's secretary-general apologized to Turkey on Friday over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey's founding leader, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and the current president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were reportedly depicted as "ene
'Transparent' co-star alleges impropriety by Jeffrey Tambor

'Transparent' co-star alleges impropriety by Jeffrey Tambor

LOS ANGELES — An actress on "Transparent" says the show's star Jeffrey Tambor pressed his body against hers in a sexually aggressive manner and made inappropriate and unwanted sexual statements on the set of the show.
Mugabe emerges from house arrest amid pressure to exit

Mugabe emerges from house arrest amid pressure to exit

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe emerged for the first time Friday from military-imposed house arrest, presiding at a university graduation ceremony in a fragile show of normalcy even as former loyalists across the country demand
Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen.
'Cone Weed' gets Christmas makeover in North Carolina town

'Cone Weed' gets Christmas makeover in North Carolina town

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — At first, it was an orange traffic cone with a weed growing out of it. Now, the roadside attraction dubbed "Cone Weed" is something of a Christmas miracle to locals.