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For teens, a real-life study in staying power of mistakes

The drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee’s behavior in the 1980s has reinforced…

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WASHINGTON | US economy grew at robust 4.2 percent rate in second quarter but has likely slowed

WASHINGTON  — US economy grew at robust 4.2 percent rate in second quarter but has likely slowed. By Associated Press Continue…

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WASHINGTON | US economy grew at robust 4.2 percent rate in Q2

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, the best…

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WASHINGTON | August orders for US durable goods jump 4.5 percent

WASHINGTON— Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods rose at a healthy pace last month, though the increase was mostly driven…

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WASHINGTON | High drama in Senate for pivotal Kavanaugh-Ford showdown

WASHINGTON — With high drama in the making, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh emphatically fended off new accusations of sexual…

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WASHINGTON | Trump says he prefers to keep Rosenstein, may delay meeting

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump said he would “certainly prefer not” to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that…

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PARIS | City official in southern French city is stabbed to death

PARIS— A city hall official in the southern French city of Rodez has been stabbed to death in a daylight…

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BERLIN | German president urges troubled government to get to work

BERLIN — Germany’s president is urging the country’s governing parties to remember their “responsibility for a functioning government” after a…

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LISBON, Portugal | Portugal charges 12 over huge wildfire that killed 66 people

LISBON, Portugal — Prosecutors in Portugal are bringing charges of criminally negligent homicide against 12 defendants over the deaths of…

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LONDON | Global stocks recover their poise after Fed jolt

LONDON — European stock markets recovered their poise Thursday after earlier retreats in Asia as investors relaxed over the prospect…

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UNITED NATIONS | Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS — Israeli and Palestinian leaders are preparing to take center stage within an hour of each other at…

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LONDON | Man arrested for chasing after plane at Dublin Airport

LONDON — A man who missed his flight at Dublin Airport was arrested Thursday for running after the plane on…

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RChain (RHOC) Review: A Blockchain that Emulates with Visa and Facebook

RChain’s mission is to offer a scalable public blockchain for the enterprise especially to compare with Ethereum and NEO. As…

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. | City votes to change name of street honoring Manafort’s dad

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — A city council in Connecticut has voted to change the name of a street that honors…

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: HIGH DRAMA ON…

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BALTIMORE | Injured turtle gets around on Lego wheelchair while healing

BALTIMORE — A wild turtle with a broken shell is rolling around on a wheelchair made of Legos while he’s…

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ACWORTH, Ga. | Authorities: Man steals from cars, falls asleep, is arrested

ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities in suburban Atlanta say a man stole credit cards and IDs from eight cars before he…

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NEW YORK | Barbra Streisand to Trump in new song: Don’t lie to me!

NEW YORK — When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political song, “Don’t Lie to Me,” she initially…

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NEW YORK | Gladys Knight, Ledisi to honor Aretha Franklin at AMAs

NEW YORK — The American Music Awards will honor the Queen of Soul next month. Dick clark productions tells The…

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SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | The Latest: Olesen enjoying the single life at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Thorbjorn Olesen…

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NYON, Switzerland | UEFA approves video review for Champions League next season

NYON, Switzerland — Video review will start being used to help referees next season in the Champions League, after the…

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MADRID | Spain: Uber, Cabify drivers block road to protest new rules

MADRID— Hundreds of drivers are blocking a central artery in the Spanish capital to protest the government’s plan to approve…

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SINGAPORE | World shares slump as Fed pushes rate higher

SINGAPORE— European and Asian markets fell Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve tightened its monetary policy and raised interest rates…

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Unions call for Dutch probe into Ikea labor policies

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — A group of unions is calling on the Dutch government to investigate Swedish home furnishings giant…

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FRANKFURT, Germany | Experts slash outlook for German economy amid trade worry

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Leading German economic institutes have sharply reduced their latest forecast for this year’s growth, citing trade worries,…