- Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, the largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that by striking an ambitious deal to cut emissions they can show terrorists what countries can achieve when they are united.
- Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) — Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Court appearance set for suspect in Colorado clinic shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was due for his first appearance in court Monday, as speculation continued to mount over what motivated the attack and how authorities would prosecute the suspect.
- Pope Francis meets with Muslims in Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Pope Francis ventured into a volatile Muslim neighborhood of Central African Republic's capital on Monday and brought his message of reconciliation to the city's main mosque, insisting that Christians and Muslims have long lived peacefully together here and that religion can never justify violence.
- Calendars show Clinton's availability to supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.
- How can people safely take control from a self-driving car?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security — and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal.
- Kevorkian archive opens as physician-assisted deaths rise
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch.
- HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life
CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.
- Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future.
- Osweiler gets first comeback win, Broncos beat Pats 30-24
DENVER (AP) — Brock Osweiler engineered his first comeback win in only his second NFL start.
- ICYMI in NFL's Week 12: Gronk injured; Pats lose to Broncos
There was Rob Gronkowski, the NFL's best tight end and Tom Brady's only real receiving threat remaining, getting carted to the locker room, shortly after he writhed on the snow-covered turf, his right leg in pain.
- Fantasy sports companies weigh leaving US market _ for now
BOSTON (AP) — Yahoo remains active. CBS has quietly withdrawn. And lesser known daily fantasy sports companies are scaling back.
- Palmer's 8-yard TD run leads first-place Cards past 49ers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With two running backs down, Arizona's ground game kept getting stuffed. So Carson Palmer took charge.