JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced a new Cabinet on Wednesday that puts a retired general linked to human rights abuses in charge of security and returns a popular reformist to the finance ministry.
A U.S. court has ruled that a Hong Kong businessman's role in arranging meetings between Las Vegas Sands and Chinese government officials helped the casino company secure a license in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub. The Nevada Supreme Court's ruling on July 22 came after it granted
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit.
The Powerball drawing on Wednesday will give lottery players a shot at a jackpot of $422 million, which would rank as the nation's 11th largest lottery payout. Here's a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots and the winners' home states:
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising sea levels due to hurricanes and tidal flooding intensified by climate change will put military bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report released on Wednesday. Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed
(Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles on Wednesday face a second consecutive day of scorching weather and erratic winds that could hinder their efforts. The National Weather Service forecast of near-triple-digit temperatures and 20 mph wind
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutors are seeking to increase the bond for a man accused of shooting a police officer in the neck, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down.
HONOLULU (AP) — Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local):
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government and central bank appear to be readying a fresh dose of economic stimulus to help revive stalling growth.
BOSTON (AP) — Police are trying to determine how an 8-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a city-run summer camp at a Boston beach and ended up dead, his body found five hours later in the water.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A heated argument over presidential politics turned violent at a bar in Cleveland, leaving one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
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MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. He never tires of playing with toy garbage trucks and loves to watch the real ones drive past his house.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Chinese video streaming company LeEco is breaking into the U.S. TV market by buying Vizio, a manufacturer of budget-priced sets. The combination promises a marriage of hardware and content as tightly linked as your smartphone is to your monthly voice and data plan.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Tuesday it lifted traffic restrictions on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Galveston, Texas after temporarily halting movement on a section of the waterway following a barge incident.
MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season.
At least 46 protesters were arrested throughout the day, with about half being arrested around 7 p.m. for public nuisance and unlawful assembly, the St. Paul Police Department said in a statement. Demonstrators have been protesting outside Governor Mark Dayton's residence since the fatal July 6