• In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, a man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the share index around the world at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Investors have yanked $40 billion from emerging-market stocks this year, a record pace of withdrawals, as a slowdown in China has hammered companies that supply raw materials. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

    Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street’s advice to buy emerging-market stocks.

    Updated: 1:30 pm

  • President Barack Obama waves from the top of the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Obama is traveling on a three-day trip to Alaska aimed at showing solidarity with a state often overlooked by Washington, while using its glorious but changing landscape as an urgent call to action on climate change. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Alaska-bound, Obama renames America’s tallest peak

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president’s name from North America’s tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.

    Updated: 12:36 pm

  • Central China authorities say 7 killed, 2 injured after exposure to poison at paper mill.

    BEIJING (AP) — Workers were overcome with toxic gas from a paper mill’s waste pool and seven of them died, authorities said Saturday, in China’s latest deadly accident involving dangerous chemicals.

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 photo, North Koreans read the public copy of a daily newspaper on the platform of a subway station in Pyongyang, North Kroea. North Koreans are accustomed to being told they are on the brink of war with their southern neighbors and U.S. troops, and as talks with South Korea in the truce village of Panmunjom dragged on this weekend one had to look hard in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to find signs of a brewing crisis. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    In N. Korean capital, residents used to life in war’s shadow

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — For 30 minutes in North Korea, as talks were underway to try to avert the worst crisis between the two Koreas in years, all eyes were glued to the television — but not to the news, which had just ended. After five long years, the “Boy General” animation series was airing a much-anticipated new episode.

  • The roof of a car wash topples at a gas station after Typhoon Goni hit Amakusa, Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 19 in Philippines

    TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan.