Steady Pence gets wide praise, but Kaine lands jabs on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mike Pence won bipartisan plaudits for a calm and collected performance in the vice presidential debate. But Democrat Tim Kaine was claiming mission accomplished for forcing his opponent to confront —or not — Donald Trump's long list of provocative remarks.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

UN releases satellite images of damage in Syria's Aleppo

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. on Wednesday released stark satellite images showing the most recent destruction of Syria's embattled northern city of Aleppo, which has been pounded by Syrian and Russian airstrikes since the collapse of a U.S.-Russia brokered cease-fire two weeks ago.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press

Google gets aggressive with new phones, other gadgets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google ratcheted up its rivalry with Apple and Amazon by unveiling new smartphones, an internet-connected speaker that channels a digital assistant, and other gadgets the company hopes to make indispensable.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers