New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say they've apprehended a man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a subway station.
From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species
GENEVA (AP) — From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction.
Hong Kong's divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China
HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands.
Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision by India's government to downgrade the Muslim-majority region's autonomy.
Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over NKorea weapons tests
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises.
Thailand's lost baby dugong dies from shock, eating plastic
BANGKOK (AP) — An 8-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste, officials said Saturday.
Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.
Native American voters, once overlooked, seek role for 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote.
Orange County Fair Speedway celebrates centennial
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Brett Hearn won't forget his first race at Orange County Fair Speedway. Hey, when you're a 16-year-old junior in high school, it has to be etched in the memory, even if it was in 1975.
PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
AP Interview: Pelosi assails 'weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the U.S.-Israel relationship can withstand the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who shook diplomatic norms this week in barring two members of Congress from visiting the country.
Portland, Oregon, awaits right-wing rally, counter protests
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and the Federal Protective Service, were in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday to help police there monitor a right-wing rally that's expected to draw demonstrators from around the U.S.
Bullock tries to find middle ground on guns
As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Steve Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is.
Hundreds come to honor El Paso victim after public invited
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — When Jordan Ballard read that one of the victims of the El Paso massacre had few relatives and the public was invited to her funeral, the Los Angeles resident bought a plane ticket and flew to Texas to honor a woman she had never met.
'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer.
The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu's claims about itinerary
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's planned tour, and subsequent reversal allowing Tlaib entry to West Bank for a family visit (all times local): 9:45 p.m.
Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in his jail cell.
Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.
Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports
DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying into the United States on Friday ran into long lines at major airports nationwide because of a temporary computer outage that affected the U.S.
Lawyer: Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job
GIBRALTAR (AP) — The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could impede its immediate departure from Gibraltar, the sailor's lawyer said Friday.
Arrests precede major demonstrations in Portland, Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities arrested the leader of a right-wing group on the eve of a rally that's expected to draw people from around the U.S.
The Latest: US unveils seizure warrant for Iranian tanker
MADRID (AP) — The latest on Iranian supertanker at center of Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 12:35 a.m. The U.S. government says it has a warrant to seize an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff because of violations of U.S.
Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care
SANTA ANA, California (AP) — This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film.
Hundreds defy restrictions, join protests in Kashmir
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India's government said it was constantly reviewing the situation in the disputed region and the restrictions there will be removed over the next few days.
US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains
You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.