Paris climate agreement to take effect Nov. 4

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force on Nov. 4, after a coalition of the world's largest polluters and small island nations threatened by rising seas pushed it past a key threshold on Wednesday.

  • Written by MICHAEL ASTOR, Associated Press

Activists blast 'O'Reilly Factor' Chinatown piece as racist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Watchdog and activist groups are outraged by a Fox News Channel segment in which an interviewer asked people in New York's Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could "take care of North Korea for us."

  • Written by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

NSA contractor accused of taking classified information

WASHINGTON (AP) — A contractor for the National Security Agency has been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information and stored the material in his home and car, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

'I'll watch it on TV': Coastal residents fleeing hurricane

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Some 3,000 people checked into shelters across Florida, a judge in coastal Georgia suspended a murder trial and deputies in South Carolina shot and wounded a motorist during a dispute over an evacuation route as Hurricane Matthew inched closer to the Atlantic coast.

  • Written by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press