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China's economic growth declines to 6-year low

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy decelerated in the latest quarter but stronger spending by consumers who are emerging as an important pillar of growth helped to avert a deeper downturn.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Eddie Murphy receives top US humor prize at Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON (AP) — A star-studded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall honored Eddie Murphy as an "American icon."

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Eritrean dies after Israeli guard shoots him, mob attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Eritrean migrant shot by an Israeli security guard and then attacked by bystanders who mistook him for an assailant in a deadly bus station attack has died of his wounds, Israeli hospital officials said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Clash of narratives drives events in Holy Land

The clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land are not just physical; the two sides cannot agree on what they see, how they got here, who is to blame or where they should go.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Oprah paying $43.2M for Weight Watchers stake, joining board

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is paying about $43.2 million for a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and is joining the weight management company's board.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Video of fatal police shooting emerges from family lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) — The video starts with an uncooperative teen questioning why he was pulled over for flashing his high beams at a police officer. It ends with a dizzying tumble of images and the sound of gunshots that killed the young driver.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Federal regulators pull back Arctic offshore lease sales

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three weeks after Royal Dutch Shell announced it was walking away from exploratory drilling in U.S. Arctic waters, the Obama administration has taken steps to keep drill rigs out of Alaska's northern ocean for a decade or more.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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The world's first female sex drug could spur similar meds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most women with low sexual desire won't rush to get the first prescription drug to boost female libido when it becomes available on Saturday. But they may have more options down the road.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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