AP Top Headlines

Subscribe to AP Top Headlines feed
AP Top News at 6:02 a.m. EST
Updated: 30 min 35 sec ago

Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins....
Categories: In the News

NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit....
Categories: In the News

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:03am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The case arrives with all the routine of a traffic citation: A baby boy, just 4 days old and exposed to heroin in his mother's womb, is shuddering through withdrawal in intensive care, his fate now here in a shabby courthouse that hosts a parade of human misery....
Categories: In the News

NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinking

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am
Federal accident investigators on Tuesday will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the deaths of 33 mariners....
Categories: In the News

NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration....
Categories: In the News

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:59am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system, officials said Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met."...
Categories: In the News

Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism."...
Categories: In the News

City official: San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dead at 65

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:59am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed says that Mayor Edwin Lee has died. He was 65....
Categories: In the News

Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:58am
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) -- The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew."...
Categories: In the News

World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:58am
PARIS (AP) -- More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming - despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord....
Categories: In the News

5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the GOP and giving Democrats hope of picking up a seat in a reliably red state. Here is what to look for in Tuesday night's results:...
Categories: In the News

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:56am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a paradise for women....
Categories: In the News

Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japan abductee dies

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:56pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Charles Jenkins, a U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77....
Categories: In the News

Freed prisoner witnessed radicalization in Egyptian jails

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:56pm
DUBLIN (AP) -- An Irish citizen recently acquitted after four years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized and adopt views of the Islamic State group during his brutal captivity in overcrowded jails....
Categories: In the News

After NYC subway bombing, Trump slams 'chain migration'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration....
Categories: In the News

Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:52pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part....
Categories: In the News

Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism."...
Categories: In the News

'Alternative facts' remark

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:52pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017....
Categories: In the News

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 7:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks....
Categories: In the News

Pages