Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It's not so far away, either.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER and KEN RITTER , Associated Press

Trump has embraced autocratic leaders without hesitation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey's president for sweeping up more power. Trump hailed Egypt's strongman as a "fantastic guy." When China's president visited the United States, Trump cited a burgeoning friendship and made no public mention of Beijing's dismal human rights record.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA and JULIE PACE , Associated Press

US trying to determine what chemical IS used in Iraq attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military is trying to determine what chemical the Islamic State group used against Iraqi government forces last weekend, the commander of anti-IS coalition ground forces said Wednesday.

  • Written by MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press