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Bermuda battens down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

MIAMI (AP) - Powerful winds from Hurricane Humberto began hitting Bermuda Wednesday as the government urged people to stay off the streets during the...

California adds wage, benefit protections for gig workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's governor on Wednesday signed sweeping labor legislation that aims to give wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers at...

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued...

Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian ones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A cruise missile and drone fragments that Saudi Arabia says it recovered from an attack on its oil...

Trump says he’d give Iranian leaders visas to attend UN

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says if it were up to him, he'd give the Iranian president and foreign minister U.S. visas to...

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973

NEW YORK (AP) - The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became...

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by...

Tech execs say they’re acting faster on extremist content

WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content...

The Latest: Trump attacks Federal Reserve in tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2:40 p.m.President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome...

The Latest: Powell says Fed facing “difficult judgments”

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2:50 p.m.Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell acknowledges that officials at...