Report: Beijing adds weapons to South China Sea islands

BEIJING (AP) — China appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, a U.S. security think tank says, upping the stakes in what many see as a potential Asian powder keg.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

'Growing Pains' star and TV host Alan Thicke dies at age 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Thicke's 1980s TV dad credentials were neatly in order on "Growing Pains." His Dr. Jason Seaver was an open-hearted parent and an enlightened husband, working from home to help tend the kids while his wife revived her career.

  • Written by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer