Nobel Prize for Japanese who unraveled cell recycling system

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle content, a garbage disposal system that scientists hope to harness in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's and other diseases.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Powerful Hurricane Matthew a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Vulnerable Haiti braced for flash floods and violent winds from the extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew as the powerful storm approached the hemisphere's poorest country Monday.

  • Written by DAVID MCFADDEN, Associated Press

Britain will launch Brexit by April , prime minister says

LONDON (AP) — Britain will trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before the end of March, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday, putting to rest weeks of speculation on the timing of the move.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

52 confirmed dead in stampede at Ethiopia religious event

BISHOFTU, Ethiopia (AP) — Dozens of people were crushed to death Sunday in a stampede after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse an anti-government protest that grew out of a massive religious festival, witnesses said. The Oromia regional government confirmed the death toll at 52.

  • Written by ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press

How the Trump and Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — For America's wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the election — or a big tax cut if Donald Trump wins.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Associated Press NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press