AP News Articles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The investigation into a deadly engine failure on a Southwest jet is focusing on whether wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap off, triggering a catastrophic chain of events that killed a passenger and broke a string of eight years without a fatal accident

...Read more

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of Cuba's legislature and the scheduled end of Raul Castro's presidency (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

A two-day session of the Cuban legislature has started with some bureaucratic business as

...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino resort will open on June 28.

The former Trump Taj Mahal casino is being rebranded as a Hard Rock property.

It is one of two shuttered casinos due to reopen this summer, along with the

...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers called Wednesday for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.

The lawmakers said in a resolution that

...Read more

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local):

11:10 a.m.

Jurors are hearing Bill Cosby's deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.

Cosby made the

...Read more

MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

...Read more

HOUSTON (AP) — In a story April 16 about the marriage of George H.W. and Barbara Bush, The Associated Press reported erroneously that they met when she was 17 and he was 18 and they married two years later. They met when she was 16 and he was 17 and they married three years

...Read more

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says more funding is needed to reduce wait times for calls to Social Security field offices in New York that can extend beyond a half hour.

Schumer says the field offices are unable to keep up

...Read more

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's king said Wednesday he wants to change the rules of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow board members to resign even though they are appointed for life.

"The number of members who do not

...Read more

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, trying to appease public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.

Costa Coffee says it will recycle up to 500 million

...Read more