Report sets research priorities for Biden's cancer moonshot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report outlines a scientific roadmap for the White House's cancer "moonshot" initiative — urging research to harness the power of immune-based therapy, and to better tailor treatment by helping more patients get their tumors genetically profiled.


APNewsBreak: Yosemite adding 400 acres of meadow, forest

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park will soon have more room to roam after officials on Wednesday announced a 400-acre expansion, the largest in nearly 70 years.

  • Written by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Female WWII pilot has finally been laid to rest at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — After flying military planes during World War II, raising a family, visiting all seven continents and bungee-jumping in New Zealand at 83, Elaine Harmon had one final, seemingly simple wish: to be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Written by MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

Obama puts South China Sea back on agenda at summit

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — President Barack Obama put the long-simmering dispute in the South China Sea front and center on the agenda at a regional summit Thursday as it became clear that most of the other leaders gathered in the Laotian capital were going to let China off with a mild rebuke over its territorial expansion in the resource-rich waters.

  • Written by VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press, JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press