AP: Too quiet on the set; filming accidents often go untold

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As hundreds of names scrolled up the screen after 2012's "The Avengers," moviegoers who remained glued to their seats for a taste of the next treat in Marvel's superhero universe didn't know one name was missing — that of John Suttles, a truck driver who died helping bring the $1.5 billion blockbuster to theaters.

  • Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Why fingers make handy, if not foolproof, digital keys

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security — though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think.

  • Written by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Police, protesters face off at Dakota Access pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Tension flared anew on the Dakota Access pipeline as protesters tried to push past a long-blocked bridge on a state highway, only to be turned back by a line of law enforcement using water cannon and what appeared to be tear gas.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: US moves to block mining near Yellowstone

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials plan to block new mining claims outside Yellowstone National Park as the Obama administration races in its last days to keep industry out of pristine and environmentally sensitive areas.

  • Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

GOP sweep heightens anxiety for many transgender Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — Anxiety is high among many transgender Americans after the sweeping Republican election victory. They fear stronger resistance to their push for civil-rights protections, including broader access to public restrooms, and wonder if their newly won right to serve openly in the military is in jeopardy.

  • Written by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer