Ginsburg, 85, improving after fall but misses court session
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a brief court session while recovering from a fall and broken ribs.
Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia.
Dogs and portable morgues: Search intensifies in fire zone
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people.
The Latest: Gaza militant groups accept cease-fire
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip say they have accepted an Egyptian-mediated cease-fire amid a major flare-up of violence with Israel.
Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France on Tuesday, suggesting that America's stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States.
Rocket barrages from Gaza prompt more Israeli airstrikes
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel keeps bombing the Palestinian territory.
From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses.
The Latest: NY El Chapo trial prompts intense security
NEW YORK (AP) — 10:20 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" is being tried in New York City amid intense security measures.
The Latest: Amazon picks New York, Virginia for HQ
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amazon's second headquarters (all times local): ___ 10:15 a.m. Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia.
CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned.
Grim calculus: Coroners search for those killed in wildfire
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The blue of an unfurled body bag has become a gut-wrenching splash of color in this apocalyptic landscape as pressure mounts to account for the hundreds of missing people after a wildfire roared through the California town of Paradise.
US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo"
NEW YORK (AP) — During the height of Mexican drug wars in 1993, an attempted hit on Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman went wrong. A team of gunmen sent to rub out the notorious drug lord instead killed a Roman Catholic cardinal at an airport in Guadalajara, outraging the Mexican public enough to touch off a massive manhunt for Guzman.
Incoming House members prep for do's and don'ts on the Hill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't hire someone you can't fire, like the son of a campaign donor or the child of the mayor. No matter what you may have said during the campaign about changing Congress, hire enough Hill veterans to make the office run smoothly.
Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and governor.
Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets
Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it.
More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.
NEW YORK (AP) — No, it wasn't a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on election night.
This is heavy: The kilogram is getting an update
SEVRES, France (AP) — The kilogram is getting an update. No, your bathroom scales won't suddenly become kinder and a kilo of fruit will still weigh a kilo.
At Southeast Asian summit, pushback against going it alone
SINGAPORE (AP) — The annual gathering of Southeast Asian leaders began Tuesday with a warning from the host, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, about threats against international rules that underpin world stability and economic growth.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOPE DWINDLES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Relatives visit shelters and call police hoping to find loved ones alive as the death toll from the Northern California wildfire spikes to 42 — the deadliest in state history.
A universe of flawed heroes: Stan Lee was ahead of his time
It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth's angstiest superheroes in the high-grossing Marvel blockbusters of the past decade.
Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa.
Petco, others respond to demand for natural pet foods
Demand for healthy, natural food is extending from humans to their pets. Petco announced Tuesday it will stop selling dog and cat food and treats with artificial colors, flavors and preservatives, both online and at its nearly 1,500 stores in the U.S.
US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang.
Rohingya fearful of doctors keep faith healers in business
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Abul Kalam sits cross-legged on the floor of his tiny mud hut and whispers prayers into a small plastic bottle filled with water, creating what he says is a potion that will cure stomach cramps.
After 17 years, many Afghans blame US for unending war
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When U.S. forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as liberators.

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