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Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of US

Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of US

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S.
JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from blocking seats

The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end. JetBlue is the latest to indicate it is rethinking the issue.
Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA spacecraft tucked more than 2 pounds of asteroid samples into a capsule for return to Earth after losing some of its precious loot because of a jammed lid, scientists said Thursday.
Tanzania's opposition says vote 'spit in face of democracy'

Tanzania's opposition says vote 'spit in face of democracy'

NAIROBI, Kenya — Whatever happened on Wednesday wasn't an election and was like “spitting in the face of democracy," Tanzania’s leading opposition candidate said Thursday, while the United States noted “credible allegations of significant election-re
US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

The Trump administration plans to use proceeds from the sale of fuel confiscated from Iranian tankers to benefit victims of terrorism, officials announced Thursday. The U.S. government in August seized 1.

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

MADISON, Wis. — Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party's account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party's chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Paris Jackson excited and nervous on eve of debut solo album

Paris Jackson excited and nervous on eve of debut solo album

NEW YORK — It started in her bedroom with just a guitar, but Paris Jackson has turned coping with the heartache after a recent break up into her debut solo album.
Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

PARIS — It’s been targeted again and again, threatened and firebombed and struck in an attack that killed a dozen staff members, but satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo won’t stop poking fun at Islamic extremism.
WHO: Europe now has more than 10 million COVID-19 cases

WHO: Europe now has more than 10 million COVID-19 cases

LONDON — The World Health Organization’s Europe director said Thursday that the 53-country region has again reached a new weekly record for confirmed cases, with more than 1.
VMI to remove statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

VMI to remove statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Virginia Military Institute’s board voted Thursday to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson that currently stands in front of the historic barracks on campus, a school spokesperson said.
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