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China flying home residents of virus-afflicted region

BEIJING — China's foreign ministry said Friday it will send charter flights to bring home residents of virus-afflicted region from overseas.
Wary of irking China, Trump offers rosy take on virus threat

Wary of irking China, Trump offers rosy take on virus threat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump regaled a friendly New Jersey campaign crowd with his thoughts about with his thoughts about impeachment, the economy, the border wall, local politics and much more.
Parents charged after Chicago boy shot in struggle over gun

Parents charged after Chicago boy shot in struggle over gun

CHICAGO — The parents of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in the head as his parents struggled over a gun inside a Chicago home were each ordered held on Thursday in lieu of $10,000 bond.
Estranged husband accused of killing Jennifer Dulos dies

Estranged husband accused of killing Jennifer Dulos dies

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut man charged with murdering his missing wife amid a contentious divorce case has died following an apparent suicide attempt, his lawyer said Thursday.
UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China

UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China

GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week. The U.N.
Colorado baker who sparked Supreme Court case has book deal

Colorado baker who sparked Supreme Court case has book deal

NEW YORK — The Colorado baker whose refusal to design a wedding cake for a gay couple led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling and made him a conservative hero now has a book deal.
Europe evacuates citizens from China, Russia shuts border

Europe evacuates citizens from China, Russia shuts border

LISBON, Portugal — European countries stepped up efforts Thursday to contain the virus sweeping through central China, sending a chartered airliner there to evacuate hundreds of European citizens, scrapping more commercial flights to Chinese destinat
Weinstein: Private eyes were hired 'for days like this'

Weinstein: Private eyes were hired 'for days like this'

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein offered an unscripted defence Thursday of his use of private undercover investigators who allegedly tried to silence his accusers, saying he did it “for days like this.
AP Exclusive: Woman who says Trump raped her seeks his DNA

AP Exclusive: Woman who says Trump raped her seeks his DNA

NEW YORK — Lawyers for a woman who accuses President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s are asking for a DNA sample, seeking to determine whether his genetic material is on a dress she says she wore during the encounter. Advice columnist E.
Prosecutors seek October trial for Loughlin, Giannulli

Prosecutors seek October trial for Loughlin, Giannulli

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors are seeking an October trial for “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, on charges that they paid bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.