- JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination.
- Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.
- In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade
NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan.
- VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets
HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
- Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented facts
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for a Democratic state senator resigning over sexual harassment allegations raised questions Wednesday about two key accusers and suggested they may have wanted to sabotage the senator's campaign for higher office.
- Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims
NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran news host Charlie Rose's firing at CBS makes him the latest in a string of prominent journalists felled abruptly by accusations of sexual misconduct.
- Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature's attempts to make getting an abortion as difficult as possible in America's second most-populous state.
- APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they've gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor.
- China, US disaster drills show a shared goal: saving lives
CAMP RILEA ARMED FORCES TRAINING CENTER, Ore. (AP) — A man lay on the grass, shivering beneath his bloodstained T-shirt as Chinese military doctors and U.S. Army medics hovered over him, applying a splint and an IV. Troops nearby prepared to evacuate the injured.
- Climate activist convicted after pipeline protest in Montana
FORT BENTON, Mont. (AP) — An activist who was trying to call attention to climate change was found guilty of criminal charges on Wednesday for closing a valve last year on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the United States.
- History Center opens some papers of former Rep. Rahall
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Records and photographs from the papers of former U.S. Rep. Nick Joe Rahall II have been opened for research at West Virginia University Libraries' West Virginia & Regional History Center.