Garth Brooks wins top award, Beyonce performs at CMA Awards

Garth Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year's Country Music Association Awards when he returned to music after a 13-year break, won the top prize at the show Wednesday, where Beyonce and the Dixie Chicks' surprise duet performance was met with love and hate.

  • Written by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Facebook gold streak continues in 3Q, boosted by video

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether it's a video clip of your friend's dog or a live stream of the presidential debates, you are likely watching more videos on Facebook than ever. And that means you're also more likely to see video ads.

  • Written by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

S. Korea leader can be investigated, says her PM nominee

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Despite her immunity from prosecution, investigators can look into South Korea's president over a scandal that centers on whether her longtime friend controlled the government from the shadows, the prime minister-designate said Thursday.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

3 takeaways from Fed's move to leave rates but hint at hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — With six days before Americans choose a new president, the Federal Reserve sent a dual message Wednesday: It isn't yet time to raise interest rates.

But it's getting very close.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer