• AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.

    Updated: 10:35 pm

  • In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

    ADA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state’s creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories.

  • Stocks move higher as companies report solid earnings

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Wednesday after a gain on Wall Street boosted by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies.

    Updated: 8:43 pm

  • George Conway donates to Trump’s GOP primary challenger

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has donated to one of President Donald Trump’s Republican primary challengers.

  • IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis, primarily because of widening global conflicts.

  • Flooded bullet trains show Japan’s risks from disasters

    TOKYO (AP) — The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops.

  • CEO: Allsup’s to retain presence despite planned merger

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Allsup’s and its legendary burritos and chimichangas aren’t going anywhere despite the recent sale of the convenience store chain to Iowa-based Yesway.

  • Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state’s large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has preemptively cut the power but by far the largest to date in the utility’s effort to prevent a deadly wildfire sparked by its power lines.

  • Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S. Army sedan.

  • Has tech made it safer to move nukes? Depends whom you ask

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fight is raging in courts and Congress over where radioactive materials should be stored and how to safely get the dangerous remnants of decades of bomb-making and power generation to a permanent resting place.