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UN to issue final report on Iran's alleged nuke weapons work

VIENNA (AP) — The UN atomic agency is set to issue its final report on allegations that Iran worked in the past on nuclear arms — a summary that will likely be inconclusive.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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Claims of deleted video among questions in Chicago shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — The release of squad-car video showing a white Chicago police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times set off a dramatic chain of events, from days of demonstrations to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's firing of the city's police superintendent.

But it's unclear what will happen next.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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UK Parliament to vote on expanded attacks on Islamic State

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron appealed to lawmakers Wednesday to authorize the British military to take part in airstrikes in Syria, insisting that Britain should help degrade and destroy the threat posed by the Islamic State group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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Senate GOP health law repeal delivers wins to party's wings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said it was time to end "the pain and hurt" of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul as they pushed Wednesday toward Senate passage of legislation dismantling that law and blocking Planned Parenthood's federal funds.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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Stocks mostly fall in early trading as price of oil slips

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mostly lower, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of oil fell.

Exxon Mobil was down in early trading Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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FBI: Background checks for gun sales peak on Black Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI processed a record number of firearms background checks on Black Friday, the agency said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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Appalachia grasps for hope as coal loses its grip

 

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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