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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

This undated photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2003 Toyota Corolla, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning 7.8 million car owners that...
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US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

In this image released by Nebraska Medical Center, from left, Dr. Levy, Mukpo, Ashoka Mukpo and his partner Helen Finlay, embrace shortly after Ashoka, an American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola, was released from Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment...
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Judge nixes Teresa Giudice’s halfway house bid

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, center, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, right, of Montville Township, N.J., walk toward the Martin Luther King Jr. Courthouse before a court...

Search for world’s funniest person moves to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world’s funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. The finalists...
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Probe: UNC academic fraud was ‘shadow curriculum’

Kenneth Wainstein, lead investigator into academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a copy of his findings following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in...
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Canada’s PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police intervention team responds to a reported shooting at Parliament building in Ottawa Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial has been shot by an unknown gunman and there have been reports of gunfire inside the...
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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Greg Holland celebrate after Game 2 of baseball’s World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Kansas City...
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Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

Specialist Michael Gagliano, left, calls out prices as he works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Specialist Michael...

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

This undated handout image provided by Michael Skrepnick, Dinosaurs in Art, Nature Publishing Group, shows a Deinocheirus. Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found two large powerful arm bones of a new dinosaur species in Mongolia and figured it was a fearsome critter with killer...
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APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths

In this July 24, 2014 photo, Carmen Perez, 65, shows a vacation photo of herself and her late son Rolando Perez, as his son, Rolando Perez, Jr., 13, right, sits nearby at home in the Bronx borough of New York. Perez, 36, who had taken medication for epilepsy since he was 16, was...