Witness says Philippine president ordered killings of 1,000

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Filipino militiaman testified before the country's Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered him and other members of a liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents in gangland-style assaults that left about 1,000 dead.

  • Written by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press, TERESA CEROJANO, Associated Press

Clinton back on campaign trail after releasing health info

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton returns to the campaign trail Thursday following a bout of pneumonia that sidelined her for three days and revived questions about both the Democratic nominee and Republican Donald Trump's transparency regarding their health.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press, LISA LERER, Associated Press

Treat or monitor early prostate cancer? 10-yr survival same

LONDON (AP) — Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study that directly tested and compared these options.

  • Written by MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer

UN has 'problem' getting aid to Syria: lack of government OK

BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations faces "a problem" in shipping humanitarian aid into Syria, the U.N. envoy for Syria said Thursday, pinning the blame squarely on a lack of authorizations from Bashar Assad's government that has even disappointed the Syrian president's key backer: Russia.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press, JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Uber gives riders a preview of the driverless future

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own.

  • Written by DAKE KANG, Associated Press