Trump's 'grab 'em' comment unleashes national conversation

NEW YORK (AP) — On Facebook and Twitter, on the phone and on the job, from living rooms to hair salons, Donald Trump's "Grab 'em by the p----" comment has unleashed a tsunami of stories from women sharing painful memories of sexual assaults.

  • Written by BETH J. HARPAZ, Associated Press

Germany: Syrians who tied up bomb suspect hailed as heroes

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Three Syrians who overwhelmed a fugitive wanted in an alleged Islamic extremist bomb plot and handed him over to police were hailed as heroes in Germany Tuesday, helping temper anti-migrant sentiment fueled in part by fears of such attacks.

  • Written by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

Obama says US working with companies to send humans to Mars

WASHINGTON (AP) —€” President Barack Obama says the United States is partnering with commercial companies to build "new habitats" to try to send humans safely to Mars within two decades.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Chicago parents relieved as teachers, district avert strike

CHICAGO (AP) — Relieved parents dropped their children off at Chicago schools on Tuesday morning after the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district averted a strike with a late-night tentative contract agreement.

  • Written by SARA BURNETT, Associated Press DON BABWIN, Associated Press