- NYC's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains Updated: Nov-30-15 1:19 am
NEW YORK - New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.
- Malaysian pleads guilty to indecent assault in New Zealand Updated: Nov-30-15 1:13 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand after earlier leaving the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity pleaded guilty Monday to indecent assault.
- Japan leaders in SOS to cash cow companies as recovery lags Updated: Nov-30-15 1:11 am
TOKYO - Japan's central bank governor and other officials are stepping up appeals to cash-rich corporations to do more to boost the country's faltering economic recovery.
- Trump scraps endorsement event after black pastors object Updated: Nov-30-15 12:14 am
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has cancelled a press conference in which his campaign said he would be endorsed by as many as 100 black evangelical religious leaders. Many of those invited to the event say they had no intention of endorsing the billionaire businessman and former reality television star.
- With peace near, debates grows over Colombia's draft Updated: Nov-30-15 12:12 am
SACHICA, Colombia - The army truck pulled up at 4 p.m. on a Sunday as Omar Rodriguez, in a baseball cap and torn jeans, walked to a bus stop in his rural village of tile-roofed white homes.
- Asian stocks down ahead of US data, Fed speeches Updated: Nov-29-15 11:33 pm
BEIJING - Asian stocks fell Monday as investors looked ahead to this week's public appearances by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief for signs of whether the central bank will raise interest rates this month.
- Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect charged Updated: Nov-29-15 10:59 pm
NEW FLORENCE, Pennsylvania - A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who responded to a domestic dispute was charged with homicide Sunday.
- 'No more baby parts': Reclusive suspect's words draw focus Updated: Nov-29-15 10:34 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Robert Lewis Dear told authorities "no more baby parts" after being arrested for the shooting of a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, according to a law enforcement official, part of a rambling statement that investigators are parsing to understand the reasoning behind an assault that left three dead.
- Thousands crowd Eden Park for Jonah Lomu memorial Updated: Nov-29-15 10:06 pm
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset led the tributes to Jonah Lomu at a public memorial Monday, saying the former All Blacks winger was a giant whose contribution to the sport "cannot be overstated."
- Greek PM Tsipras takes on Turkey's Davutoglu on Twitter Updated: Nov-29-15 9:24 pm
ATHENS, Greece - A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey late Sunday before the former deleted his tweets - but only from the English version of his account.
- Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home Updated: Nov-29-15 8:52 pm
PARIS - Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
- Clinton vows hundreds of billions for infrastructure, jobs Updated: Nov-29-15 8:48 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled the first piece of a new jobs agenda on Sunday, promising hundreds of billions of dollars in fresh federal spending in an effort to compete with the liberal economic policies of her primary challengers.
- Obama's first stop in Paris is saddest of destinations Updated: Nov-29-15 8:16 pm
PARIS - At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.
- Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech Updated: Nov-29-15 7:26 pm
Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week€™s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planetâ€™s climate woes.
- US aid worker made little effort to hide work in Cuba Updated: Nov-29-15 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON - The American aid worker who spent five years in prison in Cuba said he had no trouble bringing sophisticated communications gear into the country and made little attempt to disguise his work to set up Internet connections.
- The Latest: Victim of Colorado clinic shooting was Iraq vet Updated: Nov-29-15 7:16 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado (all times local):
- The Latest: Obama visits site of Paris concert attack Updated: Nov-29-15 7:16 pm
PARIS - The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:
- New councilman now can't get paid for 1 of his jobs Updated: Nov-29-15 6:54 pm
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Caddo Parish Commissioner-elect John Atkins says an ethics board ruling apparently means he cannot be paid for at least one of his other jobs once he's sworn in.
- Police union boss cited for access to pope during NYC visit Updated: Nov-29-15 6:32 pm
NEW YORK - Officials have sought to discipline a powerful police union head for standing near Pope Francis without authorization during the pontiff's visit to New York City.
- Oklahoma governor declares state of emergency after storms Updated: Nov-29-15 6:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in all 77 counties following a winter storm that dumped ice, freezing rain and rains that led to flooding in the state.
- 10 have applied so far for police chief in Columbus Updated: Nov-29-15 5:59 pm
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - At least 10 people have applied to be the next police chief in Columbus.
- Bad publicity, low pay blamed for law enforcement shortage Updated: Nov-29-15 5:46 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas law enforcement agencies say they are having a hard time filling hundreds of open positions, largely because of negative publicity and low starting pay.
- Judge: Regulators should air Brown e-mails on nuclear plant Updated: Nov-29-15 5:32 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco judge urged state regulators to release e-mails about a multibillion-dollar deal with two utilities that shut down the San Onofre nuclear plant in San Diego County.
- Planned Parenthood: Long a lightning rod in US culture wars Updated: Nov-29-15 5:20 pm
NEW YORK - As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America's most contentious issues, and is well accustomed to receiving verbal threats.
- Analysis: New Mississippi lawmakers bring broad experience Updated: Nov-29-15 5:17 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Roughly 20 percent of Mississippi legislative seats will turn over to a different person when the four-year term begins in January, with new members bringing fresh perspectives.