New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shake-up of the nation's kidney transplant system means more organs are getting to patients once thought nearly impossible to match, according to early tracking of the new rules.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

80 missing, 3 dead as big waves sink Indonesia boat


MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers have pulled out 39 survivors and three dead from a passenger boat that sank in central Indonesia after being buffeted by high waves, and resumed efforts Monday to reach scores of others still missing.


Thai government says it's not ignoring shrimp sheds slavery

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labor in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an Associated Press investigation published last week.

  • Written by NATTASUDA ANUSONADISAI, Associated Press

Sanders, Clinton move past rancor over data breach


MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton moved past the rancor over a breach of her campaign's valuable voter data, shifting Saturday night's debate into a pointed but polite discussion of national security, Americans' heightened terrorism fears and the economy.

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

85 missing from China landslide; residents blame government

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Rescuers searched Monday for 85 missing people a day after the collapse of a mountain of excavated soil and construction waste that had been piled up over two years in China's manufacturing center of Shenzhen.

  • Written by PAUL TRAYNOR, Associated Press