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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning.July was Alaska's warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Sea ice melted. Bering Sea fish swam in above-normal …
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny …
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says Israeli troops have killed three Palestinians and severely wounded a fourth near the heavily guarded perimeter fence.The Israeli military said Sunday that a helicopter and a tank fired at armed suspects near the fence overnight.After …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. It was the deadliest attack in Kabul this year.Another 182 civilians were wounded in the …
UNION VALE, N.Y. (AP) — A plane crashed into a New York home Saturday, killing one resident and one person on the aircraft and causing a massive fire, state police said.The National Transportation Safety Board is to determine why the Cessna 303 plunged at about 4:30 p.m. in the rural town …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a long-hyped rally that attracted President Donald Trump's attention and resulted in at least 13 arrests.Police seized metal poles, bear spray and …
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2019. There are 135 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 18, 1963, James Meredith became the first black student to graduate from the University of Mississippi.On this date:In 1587, Virginia Dare became the first …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 63 people have died when suicide bomber detonated explosives in packed wedding hall.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a right-wing rally and counter protests in Portland, Oregon (all times local):6:58 p.m.More than a dozen people were arrested for things like disorderly conduct and unlawful use of a weapon in Portland, Oregon, during what the police chief described as a …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.Authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival …
BEIJING (AP) — Top military leaders from North Korea and China have recommitted themselves to strengthened exchanges between their armed forces during a meeting in Beijing.The meeting Saturday came as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new …
HONG KONG (AP) — A spokesman for China's ceremonial legislature condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, as more protests were planned Sunday following a day of dueling rallies that highlighted the political divide in the Chinese …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest on a suicide bombing inside a crowded wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital (all times local):2:45 a.m.A witness to a suicide bombing at a wedding party in Afghanistan's capital says the attacker set off the explosives near the stage where children had …
CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man used a front-end loader to dump a large bucket full of dirt on a car with his girlfriend inside.The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Hunter Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief. The girlfriend was not hurt.The …
DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, and buses returned about 300 stranded tourists to the park entrance safely.The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water …
DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on transportation problems in Alaska's Denali National Park (all times local):7:10 p.m.The road that goes through Denali National Park and Preserve will be fully open at 5 a.m. Sunday.The park's superintendent says in a statement that crews …
NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man from West Virginia faced charges Saturday for allegedly placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station, forcing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, police said.Larry Kenton Griffin II, of Bruno, West …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police.The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests …
UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (AP) — Illinois alleges that a company that provides water to a Chicago suburb made changes without permission from state regulators that caused lead to contaminate the village's drinking water.Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed a lawsuit Friday against Aqua Illinois, …
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams launched a new multistate voter protection initiative in Georgia on Saturday.Abrams kicked off her Fair Fight 2020 campaign at an elementary school in Gwinnett County near Atlanta, WXIA-TV reported .Since her loss in the Georgia governor's race …

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