• A doll and clothing lay in the mud as rescue workers continue to search the site of a mudslide in Cambray, a neighborhood in the suburb of Santa Catarina Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Rescue workers recovered more bodies Saturday after a hillside collapsed on homes late Thursday, while more are feared still buried in the rubble. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

    Guatemala family loses 11 to mudslide, sees dreams end

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — A wall of mud stopped everyday life mid-text, mid-sentence, mid-dream for the family of Manuel Sandoval and Maritza Aquino.

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 photograph, students study at Hopeworks ‘N Camden, a nonprofit organization that teaches high school students and young adults how to build websites and use software, in Camden, N.J. The group in one of the nation’s most impoverished places is planning its first hackathon to give teens and young adults in the city and professional programmers a chance to collaborate on solutions to local problems. The plan is to build new websites for some community groups and also to connect young Camden residents with area information technology professionals. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Can youths in ‘hackathon’ help struggling city help itself?

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Can computer coding help turn this impoverished city around? One nonprofit group thinks so, and is bringing together youths and professional programmers for Camden’s first “hackathon” this weekend.

  • St. Paul mayor says protesters agree not to disrupt marathon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Black Lives Matter St. Paul has agreed not to disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon during the rally the group is planning for Sunday, Mayor Chis Coleman said after talking with the group’s organizer on Thursday.

  • Mayor vetoes Albuquerque measure on marijuana penalties

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mayor Richard Berry says he has vetoed an Albuquerque City Council measure to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

  • In this photo taken Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Bob Perkins, facilities manager at LightEdge Data Center, talks about the company's new data storage facility in Kansas City, Mo. LightEdge Solutions Inc. opened with the help of a projected $15.5 million in sales, income and property tax breaks. An Associated Press analysis of state revenue and economic-development records shows that government officials extended nearly $1.5 billion in tax incentives to hundreds of data-center projects nationwide during the past decade. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense against natural disasters. And the tunnels bored into a Kansas City hillside had access to abundant electricity and fiber-optic cables.

  • Four lifeguards from Barcelona, Spain, working as volunteers, help disembarking a dinghy as migrants and refugees arrive from the Turkish coasts to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. The International Organization for Migration says a record number of people have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year, now topping a half a million, with some 388,000 entering via Greece. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

    The Latest: Czechs drill in preparation for influx

    PARIS (AP) — The latest developments as European nations struggle to cope with tens of thousands of people trekking across the continent to find safety. All times local:

  • New Mexico councilor in troubled city arrested at meeting

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A councilor in a troubled New Mexico border city has been arrested on misdemeanor drug charges in the middle of a special council meeting.

  • A view of a residential building partially collapsed by what police are describing as explosive devices delivered in mail packages in Liucheng county in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Wednesday Sept. 30, 2015. A 33-year-old local resident was identified as a suspect after a series of explosions targeting public buildings in a small city in southern China killed several people and injured dozens on Wednesday, officials and state media said.(Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

    Explosions kill 6, injure dozens in southern China city

    BEIJING (AP) — An explosion damaged a six-story building Thursday in southern China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts triggered by explosive devices delivered in mail packages killed at least seven people and injured over 50 in the same county in southern China, officials and state media said.

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Russia says warplanes hit Islamic State and coordinated with US, denying criticism

  • In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 photo, tourists take photos of the Potala Palace beneath a security camera in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Top-down development has poured more than $100 million dollars into the region since 1952, but critics say that Beijing’s obsession with social stability also has led to widespread human right abuses. (AP Photo/Aritz Parra)

    China micromanages Tibet, floods it with money to woo locals

    LHASA, China (AP) — Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.