• In this Aug. 5, 2013, file photo, the Washington Post for Kindle application is displayed for purchase on an Amazon Kindle in New York. A recent poll by survey by Media Insight Project, a collaboration of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, shows that about 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 18-34 pay for at least some of the news they read, whether it’s a print newspaper, a digital news app or an email newsletter. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)

    40 percent of millennials pay for print, online news

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a world flush with free information, some young people are still willing to shell out for news they read.

  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards listens to a question while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on "Planned Parenthood's Taxpayer Funding."  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    House chair: Planned Parenthood doesn’t need federal money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women’s health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its federal funding, telling lawmakers that accusations against her group fed by stealthily recorded videos are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

  • In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas makes comments to journalists on the ongoing unrest at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas' hopes of setting up a Palestinian state through negotiations with Israel have been derailed, and a new poll shows that a majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign and dissolve his self-rule government, the Palestinian Authority. Many no longer believe setting up Palestine alongside Israel is realistic and support political violence. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)

    Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a “bombshell” in a speech to the United Nations this week — prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies.