From Trump and his new team, mixed signals on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — He brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that "nobody really knows." Donald Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try to slow Earth's warming temperatures and rising sea levels.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Report: Beijing adds weapons to South China Sea islands

BEIJING (AP) — China appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, a U.S. security think tank says, upping the stakes in what many see as a potential Asian powder keg.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

'Growing Pains' star and TV host Alan Thicke dies at age 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Thicke's 1980s TV dad credentials were neatly in order on "Growing Pains." His Dr. Jason Seaver was an open-hearted parent and an enlightened husband, working from home to help tend the kids while his wife revived her career.

  • Written by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer