Winfrey says 'time is up' for abusive men in Globes speech

Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday's Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and the #MeToo movement, declaring that the reign of abusive men was coming to an end: "Their time is up!"


  • Written by By KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Blast of arctic air breaks records; Temperatures set to rise

BOSTON (AP) — The blast of arctic air that engulfed portions of the East Coast broke cold temperature records from Maine to West Virginia and stunned sea turtles in Florida — although a warm-up is coming Monday.

  • Written by By STEVE LEBLANC

Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding

BEIJING (AP) — An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from three countries struggled to find its 32 missing crew members and contain oil spewing from the blazing wreck.


  • Written by By GERRY SHIH , Associated Press

Smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean, 64 feared dead

ROME (AP) — As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers' overcrowded rubber dinghy from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said Monday.

  • Written by By FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: Law agencies split over selling seized guns

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor's head as she bent to pick up her little boy.

  • Written by By MARTHA BELLISLE , Associated Press