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Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.
Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumour on pancreas

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumour on pancreas

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumour on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court.
Disney Legends honour prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

Disney Legends honour prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Robert Downey Jr. is recalling a wild Disneyland ride from his younger days.
N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat i
'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief

'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering who is "our bigger enemy" — Powell or

Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

PHOENIX — Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition.
Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

PORT VELHO, Brazil — Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his envir
Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

HOUSTON — A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly January drug raid of a home that killed a couple who lived there and injured five officers, prosecutors announced Friday.

Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

CHICAGO — A judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to look into why the Chicago state's attorney's office abruptly dropped the case against Jussie Smollett, leaving open the possibility that the former "Empire" actor could yet face charges in wh
Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations

MILAN — Placido Domingo is returning to the stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment in allegations brought to light by The Associated Press.