AP-NORC poll: Americans want local leaders to fight warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement.

  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

Nobel literature prize: Honoring the elusive 'ideal'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — When Alfred Nobel established the literature prize in his name, he perhaps could have benefited from an editor. The terms of his will leave the prize's exact intentions tantalizingly vague — making the literature award one of the most debated and entertaining of the Nobel Prizes.


High-rise sniper kills at least 58 at Las Vegas concert

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino rained heavy fire down on a crowd of over 22,000 at an outdoor country music festival, turning the expanse into a killing ground from which there was little escape. At least 58 people died.

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3 Americans win Nobel medicine prize for circadian rhythms


STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body's daily rhythms, opening up whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting enough sleep.


  • Written by By JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON , Associated Press