Poll: Many want to avoid political talk this Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes.

  • Written by By LAURIE KELLMAN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules


MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.

  • Written by By RYAN NAKASHIMA and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of N. Korean defector


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier races for the border in a jeep and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea, where he collapses and is dragged to safety by southern soldiers on a dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday.


  • Written by By FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsement


WASHINGTON (AP) — A group supporting Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore despite sexual misconduct allegations against him is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near endorsement.

  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheers

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa made a triumphant return Wednesday, telling cheering supporters that the country is witnessing "a new and unfolding democracy."


  • Written by By FARAI MUTSAKA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA , Associated Press