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Chinese reporter wins rare police apology for harassment

Few journalists in China go public about harassment by authorities, but one has broken the silence and won a rare apology from police this week

Diana Ross to headline frigid Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Dolce&Gabbana goods pulled in China over alleged insults

UK and EU agree on future relations after Brexit

Cigarette boxes to feature warnings that smoking is addictive, cigarettes cause cancer

Ranieri's task at struggling Fulham: Getting back to basics

Ethiopia OKs former opposition figure as election chief

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The Latest: Prosecutors offer few details on Nissan's Ghosn

UK police arrest man in connection to explosive devices

President Putin's electoral rating drops below 60 percent

UN weather group: Greenhouse gases in air rose again in 2017

Indian island police struggle to get body of American

Polish nun who rescued Jews during Holocaust dies at 110

Car strikes crowd at China school, killing 5 and hurting 18

A government spokesman in China says 5 people were killed and 18 injured when a car plowed into them outside a primary school in a northeastern city

Cut off from the world, an Indian island remains a mystery

The Indian island where a young American was killed last week has been cut off from the world for thousands of years, with islanders enforcing their own isolation

EU uneasy over continued detention of activists in Turkey

The European Union's foreign policy chief has expressed "strong concerns" over the continued detentions of academics and activists in Turkey

The Latest: Car kills 5, injures 18 outside China school

Chinese state media report 5 people have died and 18 were hospitalized with injuries from a car plowing into a crowd outside a primary school in a northeastern city

Shares fall in Europe and Asia on Brexit, growth worries

Igor Korobov, head of Russia's GRU spy agency, dies at 62

Texas aims for Big 12 title game in return to Kansas

Suspect used dating app to help kidnap, sexually assault woman, prosecutors say

Those who lost everything in fire find a way to give thanks

Trump spars with chief justice over their views of judges

Westbrook stars, Diallo hurt in Thunder's win over Warriors

Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo was carted off on a stretcher with 7:17 left in the fourth quarter of Oklahoma City's 123-95 win against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent left leg injury

Republicans divided over Trump's posture toward Saudi Arabia

Trump's posture toward Saudi Arabia in wake of journalist's death divides Republicans

GOP exploring reasons for gender disparity in new Congress

Republicans looking for reasons relatively few GOP women will be in new Congress

Chief Justice John Roberts responds after Trump insults judge

Chief Justice John Roberts and President Donald Trump are engaging in a war of words.

Nissan board to decide on dismissing Ghosn as chairman

Nissan board to decide on Carlos Ghosn's dismissal as chairman following his arrest for suspected financial misconduct

Cars separate on New York City-bound Amtrak train

Two cars have separated on a New York City-bound Amtrak train, but there are no reports of injuries

Harden's 43 points leads Rockets over Pistons 126-124

James Harden had scored a season-high 43 points and Clint Capela added 27 as the Houston Rockets held off the Detroit Pistons to get their fifth straight win, 126-124 on Wednesday night

Northern California rain hampers life for wildfire survivors

Rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could help crews fighting a deadly wildfire. But it could also raise the risk of flash floods.

Kansas City testing 3D crosswalk to slow down traffic

City engineers installed a 3D crosswalk in an effort to slow down traffic and increase pedestrian safety. It looks like it's hovering over the street.

Embiid, 76ers top Pelicans after Davis' missed free throw

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-120 after Anthony Davis missed the third of three free throws with 2.5 seconds left

Crosby scores in return, Penguins pound Stars 5-1

Sidney Crosby returned from an upper-body injury to pick up a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins drilled the Dallas Stars 5-1

VIDEO: Man hit by own car during police chase

The car slammed into him and crashed into a tree and building, pinning his leg underneath.

Cleveland thanks LeBron, who carries Lakers past Cavs

LeBron returns home to hero's welcome, leads Lakers to 109-105 win over Cavaliers.

Nowitzki eyes December for start of 21st season with Mavs

Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki eyes December for start of record 21st season with same franchise

Oldest US military survivor of Pearl Harbor dies at age 106

The oldest U.S. military survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor has died at age 106

Police arrest MMA fighter for beating UFC fighter wife

Honolulu police arrested a mixed martial arts fighter on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly punched his wife and fellow fighter in the head, face and ribs, fracturing her eye socket

4 in New Jersey mansion fire killed by ‘homicidal violence’

Authorities have arrested the brother of the man that records indicate owned the New Jersey mansion where authorities found two adults and two children dead after a fire.

Nationwide recall of Jennie-O raw turkey products expanded

The recall of raw turkey products from Jennie-O due to their association with an outbreak of salmonella has been expanded.

A life of adventure, religion for American killed in India

A man killed on a remote Indian island had worked as a wilderness emergency responder and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa

Ray Chavez, the Pearl Harbor vet who asked America to never forget, dies at 106

He urged Americans to never forget those who survived Pearl Harbor, and those who didn’t.

Anne Frank House renovated to tell story to new generation

The museum built around a secret annex in a house where Anne Frank hid from Nazis during World War II has been renovated to better tell the teenage Jewish diarist's tragic story to a new generation of visitors who may know little about the Holocaust

Concrete chunk kills driver after crashing through windshield

A man died after someone threw a chunk of concrete off a bridge in Tennessee.

Outgoing Facebook exec takes fall for hiring opposition firm

Facebook's outgoing head of communications is taking the blame for hiring Definers, the public relations firm doing opposition research on the company's critics such as the billionaire philanthropist George Soros

  Florida man uses remote-controlled device to hide license plate and avoid tolls, troopers say

A South Florida man was arrested over the weekend on accusations that he had an apparatus affixed to his license plate to avoid paying tolls on Floridas highways.

Growing up in football: A new study on youth helmets

Researchers at Virginia Tech are working on the first-ever rating system for youth helmets.

The Latest: Police go to island to look into US man's death

The Latest: Police survey island by air, head there by boat as part of investigation into American man's apparent killing by tribal people resistant to outsiders

Lawsuit dismissed against deputies in death of Idaho rancher

A judge has dismissed a federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by deputies in a dispute that occurred after one of his bulls was hit by a car.

New guidelines issued for troops at southern border

President Trump has granted new authority to U.S. troops to protect border personnel.

Man jailed in sexual assaults and killing at religious store

A man has been charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop

Man stabbed during Pusha T concert in Toronto

Police say one person has life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a Pusha T concert in Toronto

The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex

Authorities say a woman who was killed at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store earlier this week refused her attacker's demands to "perform deviant sexual acts on him"

Great-grandmother killed while walking to church

Reynoso, the matriarch of a family, mother of nine children, grandmother to 16 and great grandmother to nine, was killed by a hit and run driver a driver who knew that he’d hit her, according to witnesses, and didn't stop.

Los Angeles prosecutor declines felony case against Avenatti

Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge attorney Michael Avenatti with a felony for allegedly abusing his girlfriend

This IKEA in Italy used its store to shelter stray dogs from stormy weather

Shopper Vittoria Taccia Gabrielli posted a video of a few dogs lounging on rugs across a display - and the entire set up looks fit to purchase - fur babies and all.

DeVos reinstates for-profit college watchdog cut under Obama

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is restoring federal recognition of an accrediting group that oversees dozens of for-profit colleges but was shut down by the Obama administration

Police: Chain reaction caused fiery crash on Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City was closed for about an hour after a fiery crash involving three vehicles that killed one person

As number of GOP women in Congress dips, party seeks answers

For congressional Republicans, this month's elections ushered in the year of the woman _ literally

Former Librarian of Congress James Billington dead at 89

Former Librarian of Congress James Billington, who led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died

APNewsBreak: Obama's book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

APNewsBreak: Michelle Obama's "Becoming" has sold more than 1.4 million copies in the US and Canada in the seven days since its release Nov. 13.

Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning

Residents of a tiny Alaska Native community woke up to a little pre-Thanksgiving excitement Wednesday, with a neighboring volcano spewing a billowing dark cloud high into the air

1 dead, 6 injured after cars burst into flames on Brooklyn Bridge

The victim has not been identified. Six people suffered minor injuries.

Esports integrity chief concerned about Fortnite gambling

The commissioner of the Esports Integrity Coalition says skill-based betting on battle royale games like Fortnite could be vulnerable to cheating

Florida man uses fake ID, steals $41K in dental implants, $10K for French bulldog

Timothy Powell, 52, had quite the shopping spree. He's now facing a handful of charges.

No. 3 Gonzaga holds off top-ranked Duke 89-87 for Maui title

Blocked out: No. 3 Gonzaga ends top-ranked Duke's Maui mastery with four blocked shots in final minute for an 89-87 victory in Maui Invitational title game

Scientists wind up deep-water probes in Caribbean waters

U.S. scientists have wrapped up a 22-day mission exploring waters around Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with the deepest dives ever undertaken in the region

Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's 2012 death

A jury in Arizona has acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of manslaughter in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teen six years ago

After synagogue shooting, fresh thoughts on giving thanks

It's barely three weeks after the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history and people in the Pittsburgh neighborhood where it happened are getting ready for Thanksgiving

Tragedy survivors reflect on Thanksgiving after year of loss

Survivors of shootings, hurricanes and fires reflect on Thanksgiving after year of loss

Repatriated 6th-century mosaic to help reconstitute apse

Rare 1,500 year-old mosaic depicting Saint Mark joins other repatriated pieces that were looted from the ethnically split island nation's breakaway north and sold abroad.

IKEA says it’s laying off 7,500 people and reorganizing its global business

"This is not geared towards the store operation or distribution units," Chief Executive Jesper Brodin told Reuters. (Source: CNN)

The Latest: 47 Syrian migrants arrive in Cyprus

Cyprus police say 47 Syrian migrants have arrived by boat to the east Mediterranean island nation after setting sail from Turkey

No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

Families in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley are facing a challenging Thanksgiving following September's natural gas explosions and fires.

Pelosi detractor now says he'll back her for House speaker

Rep. Nancy Pelosi appears to be having some success shrinking the ranks of Democratic lawmakers opposing her bid to serve as the next speaker of the House

AP Explains: The hunt for missing, dead in California fire

AP Explains: Why the search for the missing, dead in Northern California's wildfire could take months

Turns out, Dr. John marked his 78th birthday a year early

Turns out it really was the "Right Place, Wrong Time" for Dr. John, whose correct birth date has been revealed

Oreo Music Box: It plays music from your cookies

You just put a cookie on the music box and cue up the tunes.

Kosovo sets tariffs on Serbia, Bosnia as ties strain

Kosovo's government has introduced a 100 percent import tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Mattis says he has extra authority to use military on border

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the White House has given him the authority to use military troops to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel at the southwest border