- Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff's son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the military dead.
- US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman.
- Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrates
BEIRUT (AP) — Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group.
- Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:
- As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish
WASHINGTON (AP) — As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end.
- Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challenges
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.
- Californians head back home to altered lives, communities
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions.
- Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm
HATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm.
- Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right.
- Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.
- Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves.
- Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2
NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.
- Celtics star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in opener
CLEVELAND (AP) — Just five minutes into his Boston career, new Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward gruesomely broke his left ankle, an injury that may end his season.
- Both sides say protest talks productive, more talks to come
NEW YORK (AP) — When owners talk directly with players, it often has to do with contracts.
- Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.