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New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc's, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr. Seuss could have dreamed up....
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Franken's support fades as female Democrats seek resignation

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken's support among his fellow Democrats appeared to collapse Wednesday as a group of female Democratic senators called upon him to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations. His office said he would make an announcement Thursday, but did not specify the subject....
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6 women claim Weinstein cover up was racketeering

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six women filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, claiming that the movie mogul's actions to cover up assaults amounted to civil racketeering....
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Hatch denounces Bannon attack on Romney, Mormon church

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah is lashing out at former White House adviser Steve Bannon for his attack on Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church....
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Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation....
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Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own little white pill

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic competition next week....
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'The Last Jedi' aims to capture that old Star Wars feeling

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Han Solo is dead. Luke Skywalker is back, but changed. And Leia Organa's story will soon be coming to an end....
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Amid warnings, Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital

Wed, 2017-12-06 10:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests....
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Franken denies allegation he forcibly tried to kiss woman

Wed, 2017-12-06 10:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken on Wednesday denied a new sexual misconduct accusation that came from a former Democratic congressional aide that he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006....
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Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

Wed, 2017-12-06 10:53
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found."...
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Silence Breakers named Time magazine's Person of the Year

Wed, 2017-12-06 10:53
NEW YORK (AP) -- "The Silence Breakers" - those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment - have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year....
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Police: Woman drove with transit sign sticking out of car

Wed, 2017-12-06 10:53
SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car....
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Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Wed, 2017-12-06 07:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned....
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Kremlin to analyze IOC ban before taking any steps

Wed, 2017-12-06 07:53
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin needs to analyze the International Olympic Committee's ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions regarding the country's participation, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday....
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As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea's diplomatic pipelines

Wed, 2017-12-06 04:53
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's decision to hold talks with a senior United Nations official, who is also an American citizen and former U.S. diplomat, presents a rare opportunity for both sides to sound each other out in the increasingly isolated North Korean capital....
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Under Olympic flag, Russia can win medals

Wed, 2017-12-06 04:53
MOSCOW (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee has barred the Russian team from competing in Pyeongchang in February over widespread doping at the last edition of the Winter Games in 2014....
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West Coast crisis leads to rise in US homeless population

Wed, 2017-12-06 04:53
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities....
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State lawmakers blur line between public, personal interests

Wed, 2017-12-06 04:53
A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid....
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Trump decision on Jerusalem could have deep repercussions

Wed, 2017-12-06 01:53
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday could have deep repercussions across the region....
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Analysis: Russia pays a price, but no winners in doping saga

Wed, 2017-12-06 01:53
If you're looking for winners after the International Olympic Committee's decision to boot Russia from the upcoming Games, keep on looking....
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