UN climate chief: No doubt world will shift to low emissions

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Climate negotiators started work Monday on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the U.S. election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse gases soar to new heights.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Quake near Oklahoma oil hub causes substantial damage

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake centered near one of the world's key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows in a central Oklahoma city, rendering century-old buildings unsafe and raising concerns about key infrastructure.

  • Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Iraqi Kurdish forces advance into IS-held town east of Mosul

NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish fighters exchanged heavy fire with militants early on Monday as they advanced from two directions into a town held by the Islamic State group east of the city of Mosul.

  • Written by BALINT SZLANKO, Associated Press SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press

Investigators expand search for remains following confession

WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man's confession to a decade-long crime spree has cracked open a cold case that had haunted the victims' relatives and has prompted law enforcement investigators to expand their search for human remains beyond the property where they discovered a woman chained inside a storage container.

  • Written by SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Deadly police response to medical alert focus of trial

NEW YORK (AP) — When Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.'s medical alert pendant accidentally went off five years ago, the 68-year-old told police who showed up that he was fine, barred them from entering his apartment and repeatedly asked them to go away.

  • Written by TOM HAYS, Associated Press