- Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — 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 striking an ambitious deal to curb global warming can show terrorists what countries can achieve when they are united.
- Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond.
- The Latest: 2002 restraining order filed against suspect
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic (all times local):
- Turkey won't apologize to Russia over warplane downing
BRUSSELS (AP) — Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace.
- Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital on Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city that had been closed off for months because of retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militia fighters.
- Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster.
- High court's election-year lineup rich in high-profile cases
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.
- Calendars show Clinton made time at State for supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary 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.
- Giving and getting grief: For the rich, increasingly common
To give is to gain a heap of grief if you're a mega-rich donor these days.
- 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.
- USC names Helton permanent coach after Trojans beat UCLA
Southern California hired Clay Helton as its permanent coach on Monday, removing the interim tag after he guided the team to a division title since taking over for Steve Sarkisian.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Georgia's Richt not done, interested in another coaching job
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt remains interested in another coaching job and said Monday he will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.