• APNewsBreak: Source says US, El Salvador to sign asylum deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States on Friday signed an agreement to help make one of Central America’s most violent countries, El Salvador, a haven for migrants seeking asylum, but provided few details about how it will unfold.

  • ‘House Hunters’ host Suzanne Whang dies at 57

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suzanne Whang, whose smooth, calm voice provided the narration for HGTV’s “House Hunters” for years, has died. She was 57.

  • Nevada desert towns prep for possible ‘Storm Area 51’ influx

    HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies.

  • Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets. Now, the city of Flint is again steeling for economic impact amid a nationwide United Auto Workers’ strike against the automaker.

  • Why you don’t need a 5G phone just yet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Phone companies are building speedier 5G wireless networks and making big claims about revolutionary new applications. But if you’re shopping for a new phone, experts recommend being smart and avoiding 5G for now.

  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:

  • Correction: Rare Mosquito Disease story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about a rare mosquito-borne disease, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a CDC scientist. He is Dr. Marc Fischer, not Mark.

  • What makes Impossible meat possible? A “bloody” ingredient

    NEW YORK (AP) — What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody — and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in the coming years.

  • Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate 2018 synagogue attack

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — As Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate last year’s deadly shooting at a synagogue, Jewish leaders say returning to the synagogue remains a priority.

  • The Latest: Barges break loose in high water, strike bridge

    CHINA, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local):