Strong quake rattles central Italy: "The town isn't here"
ROME (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, levelling buildings in several towns as residents slept. One mayor reported a family of four trapped under the debris without signs of life and another said simply: "The town isn't here anymore."
Turkey launches operation to free IS-held Syrian town
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military and the U.S.-backed coalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants, Turkey's prime minister's office said.
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if eected president.
In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the hardline stance he has taken since the beginning of his campaign.
Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missile
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a range that can place much of South Korea within its striking distance.
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.
AP NewsBreak: Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it.
Lions, tigers and poodles? Dogs a big draw at Pyongyang zoo
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Lions, tigers and poodles?
US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'
NEW YORK (AP) — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway?
Nick Cannon begins freshman year at Howard University
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon's got talent — and homework.