AP Top Headlines

Subscribe to AP Top Headlines feed
AP Top News at 6:20 a.m. EST
Updated: 7 min 14 sec ago

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect Nebraska ruling

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline that critics say demonstrates the risks of energy transport to the environment will not affect Nebraska regulators' decision next week on a massive expansion of the system because they are not allowed to consider pipeline safety, a state official said Friday....
Categories: In the News

The Latest: Women who worked for Franken vouch for him

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local):...
Categories: In the News

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does money roll downhill?...
Categories: In the News

Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:13am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation....
Categories: In the News

20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:13am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air....
Categories: In the News

Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response....
Categories: In the News

Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The future of the coyotes that roam forests, cities and suburbs from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast. And humans better get used to them....
Categories: In the News

Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough....
Categories: In the News

Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response....
Categories: In the News

Can France's Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:05am
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and preserve regional stability, by leveraging France's trade relations with rival players in the region and historical ties to its former protectorate....
Categories: In the News

New $1.6B Atlanta stadium rises; now old one to be destroyed

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:58am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta's new $1.6 billion stadium - home to the NFL's Falcons and the city's hugely popular pro soccer team - has successfully risen, despite a series of construction delays over its complex retractable roof....
Categories: In the News

VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:58am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been developing plans to merge its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....
Categories: In the News

20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:57pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air....
Categories: In the News

Keystone pipeline leak days before Nebraska expansion ruling

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:55pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems....
Categories: In the News

Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:55pm
MILAN (AP) -- Italian media say Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina has died while serving multiple life sentences. He was 87....
Categories: In the News

Global hit 'Despacito' dominates Latin Grammys with 4 awards

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:48pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations, including record and song of the year....
Categories: In the News

Meryl Streep says violent experiences changed her profoundly

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:45pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Meryl Streep says the two times in her life she dealt with violence were so profound it changed her "on a cellular level."...
Categories: In the News

Congress debates oil drilling in largest US wildlife refuge

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:45pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Sometime next April, pregnant cows in the Porcupine Caribou Herd in Canada will take the lead in an annual migration of nearly 200,000 animals north to Alaska....
Categories: In the News

Human rights repression in China seen worsening under Xi

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:45pm
BEIJING (AP) -- After five years of prison and three more confined by guards at home, Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng could take no more....
Categories: In the News

Pages