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Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese has paid out $80M to law firm

September 17, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million to 160 victims of sexual abuse by clergy represented by a single law firm since 2001, the lawyer who heads the... more »»

Only on AP: Vape maker overhauls packaging to counter fakes

September 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce... more »»

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

September 17, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in the Houston area were preparing high-water vehicles and staging rescue boats Tuesday as Tropical Storm Imelda moved in from the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to dump up... more »»

Migrants say they face danger before court in Texas tents

September 17, 2019

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and included a moment on U.. more »»

Worker who herded people out before explosion is called hero

September 17, 2019

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A maintenance manager was credited Tuesady with saving lives by evacuating a building before an explosion that gravely injured him, while investigators began examining th... more »»

California GOP congressman won't seek re-election

September 17, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Republican congressman in California said Tuesday he won't run for re-election next year, making him the 18th GOP incumbent to bow out of the U.S. more »»

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

September 17, 2019

The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin. more »»

Police: Maintenance manager saved lives before explosion

September 17, 2019

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A police chief says a fast-thinking maintenance manager saved lives by evacuating employees before a building was leveled by a propane explosion that left him gravely... more »»

Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

September 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. more »»

Migrants anxious before court dates in Texas tents

September 17, 2019

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and a brief moment on U.S. more »»

Correction: Measles Outbreak story

September 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 16 about measles, The Associated Press reported erroneously how long it had been since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported no new cases. more »»

New parent charged in admissions scam, linked to $400K bribe

September 17, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college... more »»

Impostor pot vapes flood California as health crisis expands

September 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce... more »»

US narcotics agent admits role in drug trafficking scheme

September 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal narcotics agent scheduled to stand trial this month has pleaded guilty to participating in a decadelong drug conspiracy that involved the smuggling of thousands of... more »»

Fallen firefighter saluted, answers sought in propane blast

September 17, 2019

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement officers have turned out to salute a firefighter killed in a propane blast in Main. more »»

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

September 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. more »»

Talks resume as UAW strike against GM enters second day

September 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers were set to resume Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. more »»

Only on AP: Popular pot vape gets makeover to counter fakes

September 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce... more »»

Silver lining in Epstein saga: New focus on victims' rights

September 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jeffrey Epstein case has brought national attention to victims' rights, from prosecutors shunning Epstein's accusers more than a decade ago to the same women speaking about... more »»

Talks set to carry on but no deal yet in UAW strike vs GM

September 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Talks are set to resume Tuesday after a pause overnight, but there was no end to the strike against General Motor. more »»

 
 

 

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