Unusually late Hurricane Otto takes aim at Central America

PANAMA CITY (AP) — An unusually late Hurricane Otto swirled over the Caribbean just off Central America, heading toward a possible landfall in Costa Rica, which hasn't seen such a storm since reliable record-keeping began in 1851.


US stocks recede from record highs; drugmakers skid

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday morning after setting records the last two days. Health care companies are taking some of the biggest losses. Drugmaker Eli Lilly is plunging after a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease failed in a study. Technology stocks are also lower after HP released a weak profit forecast.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer

Line between transition, company blurred by Trump children

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every morning since their father's stunning victory on Election Day, three of Donald Trump's grown children walk through the Trump Tower lobby and board an elevator. But are Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric going to the campaign office on the fifth floor? Their business offices on the 25th floor? The president-elect's penthouse on the 56th floor?

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press