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DNA proves President Harding fathered child out of wedlock

WASHINGTON (AP) — DNA testing all but confirmed Thomas Jefferson slept with his slave Sally Hemings. Now it's rewriting another lurid chapter in presidential history, this one from the Roaring '20s.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Firefighter rescued from blast zone in China's Tianjin port

TIANJIN, China (AP) — Rescuers pulled out a firefighter who was trapped for 32 hours after responding to a fire and huge explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as authorities dealt Friday with a fire still smoldering amid potentially dangerous chemicals.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Military says it is committed to fairness in Manning case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. military said Thursday that it is committed to "a fair and equitable process" in the case of national security leaker Chelsea Manning and other prisoners accused of breaking rules at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Indonesia nabs ship believed to carry slave-caught fish

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish was seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore Thursday, after The Associated Press informed authorities it had entered the country's waters.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Palace appeals to media to shun Prince George paparazzi pics

LONDON (AP) — Royal officials on Friday urged media organizations not to publish unauthorized images of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arguing that paparazzi are using increasingly dangerous tactics to get the valuable images.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted "immeasurable damage and suffering" on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Things to know about Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security turns 80 on Friday, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 August 2015

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FAA: Pilot reports of drone sightings more than double

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 August 2015

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