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Roz Chast wins $50,000 literary prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Roz Chast is having a busy awards season. The New Yorker cartoonist is one of three winners of the inaugural Kirkus Prize, presented by the literary publication Kirkus Reviews and worth $50,000 for each winner, making it among the country’s richest honors...
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Officials: New York doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of...
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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU heads of state pose for a group photo during an EU summit in Brussels, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit in which they will discuss Ebola, climate change and the economy. From left, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Croatian Prime...
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At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

The Kansas City Royals take batting practice during a baseball workout on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals and the San Francisco Giants are to play Game 3 of baseball’s World Series in San Francisco on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) The Kansas City...
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Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3

FILE – At left in an Aug. 23, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. At right, in a Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting...
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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

This undated photo taken from an Instagram posting shows an overlook of Crater Lake in Oregon with a rock painting. The National Park Service is investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country’s most recognizable...
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Official: 3 dead, 2 hurt in Maryland air crash

Firefighters respond to a mid-air collision between an airplane and a helicopter near the Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Frederick, Md. A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/The...
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Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

Police officers look for evidence at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed Wednesday at the National War Memorial by a gunman who then raced to Parliament Hill, where he was killed in a gunfight in the halls of the Centre...