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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it gave a boost to the "impossible dream" of ending his country's half-century-long civil war. In his acceptance speech, Santos described the award as a "gift from heaven"...
Long before presidential recounts crossed her mind, trash dumping and mercury contamination pushed Jill Stein into politics. Stein, a physician, joined a 1990s movement to shut down or better regulate mercury-polluting incinerators in Massachusetts. She authored papers on child...
VIENNA (AP) — OPEC member states are meeting with Russia and other non-OPEC countries in Vienna for talks about a reduction in oil production. Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said the discussions began Saturday in a "positive atmosphere" at the headquarters of the oil...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball pitcher has hung up his jersey and become a police officer. Anthony Varvaro graduated from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police academy on Friday. He was a relief pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — This year's Nobel Prizes will be handed out Saturday for ground-breaking work ranging from the development of the world's smallest machines to song lyrics that have touched generations of fans. Here's a glance at the 2016 Nobel laureates and their work: ___ THE...
PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says 17 attacks have been thwarted in the country so far this year and he is asking Parliament to extend the state of emergency until July 15. Speaking after an extraordinary cabinet meeting, Cazeneuve said Saturday that...
MOSCOW (AP) — Even as he worked to cover up doping by Russian athletes, Grigory Rodchenkov was developing technology which would help to catch them years later. The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory is the star witness for the World Anti-Doping Agency investigator...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's at least a slice of good news for a pizza restaurant in the nation's capital caught up in fake news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats. In the days since a conspiracy theorist showed up and fired an assault weapon...
HONG KONG (AP) — Sam Brazel of Australia shot a 3-under 67 Saturday in the third round of the Hong Kong Open to share the lead with Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain at the Hong Kong Open. Cabrera Bello lost his three-stroke lead at the Hong Kong Golf Club after four bogeys and a...