AP Top Headlines

Subscribe to AP Top Headlines feed
AP Top News at 12:47 a.m. EDT
Updated: 3 hours 36 min ago

Senators make criminal referral of dossier author to DOJ

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Republican senators have made the first known criminal referral in congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. They're targeting the author of a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia....
Categories: In the News

4 women accuse filmmaker Paul Haggis of sexual misconduct

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A civil lawsuit charging Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis with raping a publicist has prompted three additional women to come forward with their own sexual misconduct accusations, including another publicist who says he forced her to perform oral sex, then raped her....
Categories: In the News

Judge rejects 'Bachelor' star's fatal accident law challenge

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star is fighting to avoid prison after driving his pickup into the back of a tractor and killing a neighbor....
Categories: In the News

Ben Vereen apologizes for 'inappropriate conduct' in 2015

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for "inappropriate conduct" while he directed a production of the musical "Hair" in Florida three years ago....
Categories: In the News

Barack Obama to be David Letterman's first Netflix guest

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- David Letterman has lined up former president Barack Obama to be his first guest when he returns to a TV talk show later this month....
Categories: In the News

Patriots insist there's no Kraft, Belichick, Brady rift

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:57am
FOXBOROOUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots say a report suggesting a rift involving owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady is "flat-out inaccurate."...
Categories: In the News

Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The energy industry is cheering the Trump administration's proposal to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling, saying it will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies and create jobs....
Categories: In the News

Rare US coins sell for pretty penny at auction in Florida

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:57am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- When is a penny worth $300,000?...
Categories: In the News

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:56am
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs - and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney gave an emotional thank-you to the man's widow....
Categories: In the News

Fowl weather friends: Arkansas students print 3-D duck leg

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:56am
ARMOREL, Ark. (AP) -- Eighth-grade science students have used a 3-D printer to create a prosthetic leg for a duck found without a foot shortly after he hatched....
Categories: In the News

Wolff: "In every way comfortable" with Trump book

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 7:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He's a provocateur who's said to love a brawl and once bemoaned the glare of the spotlight - and the bigger disappointment of watching it move on....
Categories: In the News

Kadri tugs at Thornton's beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 4:51am
TORONTO (AP) -- Nazem Kadri was an assist short of a bizarre Gordie Howe hat trick....
Categories: In the News

Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 1:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The energy industry is cheering the Trump administration's proposal to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling, saying it will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies and create jobs....
Categories: In the News

East Coast braces for a deep freeze following massive storm

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:43am
BOSTON (AP) -- East Coast residents are bracing for a deep freeze a day after a massive winter storm slammed the region with heavy snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding....
Categories: In the News

Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:43am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world's largest legal pot market....
Categories: In the News

Let the Games begin? Why Kim Jong Un might be interested

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:43pm
TOKYO (AP) -- With little time to spare, North and South Korea are preparing to hash out Kim Jong Un's offer to send a delegation to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics....
Categories: In the News

Protests put spotlight on Iran's vast and shadowy Syria war

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:42pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- In demonstrations across Iran, chants are going up against the military's vast and shadowy war in Syria, one of Tehran's closest allies and a frontline state in its confrontation with its archenemy, Israel....
Categories: In the News

Former Peruvian strongman released from clinic after pardon

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:42pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori left the clinic Thursday where he has been receiving treatment since his controversial pardon from a 25-year jail sentence....
Categories: In the News

Dow 25,000: Index keeps rolling with another milestone

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:42pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average burst through the 25,000 point mark Thursday, just five weeks after its first close above 24,000....
Categories: In the News

Mother knows best: Serena opts out of Aussie title defense

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:42pm
Serena Williams' decision whether to defend her Australian Open title four months after giving birth to her first child was never about merely being able to play at Melbourne Park....
Categories: In the News

Pages