- Post-election unity? Clinton and Trump won't say yet
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a dozen days left until Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are refusing to commit to working with each other after the election, putting in question their abilities to heal the country's wounds after a volatile presidential race.
- Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states
WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory.
- Iraq special forces find IS bomb factory, tunnels near Mosul
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces east of Mosul probed a network of underground tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday in a village recently retaken from the Islamic State group as their allies battled the militants in a push toward the city from the south.
- Powerful quakes wreak new havoc in Italian mountain towns
VISSO, Italy (AP) — Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars.
- Libya's navy says 90 migrants perished after boat fell apart
CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan navy said on Thursday that at least 90 migrants are believed to have perished when their rickety boat started to fall apart in the Mediterranean Sea, after leaving the Libyan coast.
- Oil pipeline protesters brace for confrontation with police
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are bracing for a confrontation with police Thursday after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path.
- Weed as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.
- NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze
NEW YORK (AP) — As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground.
- Twitter slashes staff with revenue under pressure
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide.
- Transplant experiment relies on hepatitis C-infected kidneys
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some patients facing a yearslong wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're agreeing to an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.
- Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jake Arrieta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful fans.
- 76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.
- Fowler rides Ryder Cup confidence to strong start in HSBC
SHANGHAI (AP) — Rickie Fowler dropped by PGA of America headquarters in Florida with the Ryder Cup trophy last week as a way to let the employees share in the U.S. celebration. The trophy stayed behind. Fowler brought memories of Hazeltine all the way to China.
- World Series spotlight shifts to Chicago and Wrigley Field
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman in a Chicago Cubs jersey climbed onto a man's shoulders to pose for — what else? — a selfie in front of the cherry-red marquee at Wrigley Field, the second-oldest ballpark in the major leagues.
- Indians' Tomlin to pitch in Series with ailing dad in stands
CLEVELAND (AP) — While his dad sat on a bucket in their backyard catching, little Josh Tomlin pretended he was pitching in the World Series.