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2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

ORLANDO, Fla. — There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park.
Authorities charge officer who opened fire on couple's car

Authorities charge officer who opened fire on couple's car

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut police officer who opened fire on an unarmed couple's car, seriously wounding a woman, was charged Monday with assault and reckless endangerment.
Duchess of Sussex calls 1st year of marriage difficult

Duchess of Sussex calls 1st year of marriage difficult

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain's Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain's tabloid press.
Television's Weather Channel wades into climate debate

Television's Weather Channel wades into climate debate

NEW YORK — The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates on the topic.
$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker reached an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll of the opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis.

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

DURHAM, N.C. — A search for a small plane continues in a densely forested state park near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft as it prepared to land.
Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE — Bestselling country duo of all time Brooks & Dunn, comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley joined the Country Music Hall of Fame in a star-filled ceremony on Sunday evening that was full of tributes to their
US defence chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at war

US defence chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at war

KABUL — Mark Esper sought a firsthand assessment Sunday of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he made his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief.
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon.
Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S.