Fierce Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexican resort area
MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Willa roared into a cluster of Mexican islands holding a prison colony and headed for a Tuesday afternoon collision with a stretch of the country's Pacific coast, its 120 mph (195 kph) winds and high waves threatening high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.
Bomb found at philanthropist George Soros' suburban home
NEW YORK (AP) — A bomb was found in a mailbox at the suburban New York home of George Soros, the liberal billionaire philanthropist who has been denounced by President Donald Trump and vilified by right-wing conspiracy theorists, authorities said Tuesday.
Police: Slain Utah student had filed report against shooter
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah student and track athlete who was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend had filed a police complaint against him last month, authorities said Tuesday.
US health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level off
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.
Turkish president: Saudis must name masterminds of killing
ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday in remarks that carefully ratcheted up pressure on a country that is a source of investment for Turkey, but also a rival for influence in the Middle East.
Sandra Day O'Connor announces likely Alzheimer's diagnosis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday in a frank and personal letter that she has been diagnosed with "the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease."
The Latest: UN would look into Saudi writer's death if asked
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stands by his earlier call for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Stocks shudder on Wall Street following steep drops overseas
U.S. stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 200 points and extending the market's recent string of losses.
Sandy Hook shooter's belongings ordered released to public
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the state's open record laws, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
World Series at bat: Red Sox's Sale vs Dodgers' Kershaw
BOSTON (AP) — The World Series opens in October chill on Tuesday night, with Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw pitching at Fenway Park for the first time and facing a Red Sox team that had the best record in baseball.
Purdue's Edwards headlines preseason AP All-America team
Carsen Edwards went through the NBA draft combine and multiple workouts before deciding to return for his junior season at Purdue.
VP Pence: Khashoggi's death will not go without US response
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi "will not go without an American response" and that the CIA director was in Turkey to review evidence in the case.
Desperate & duped? GoFundMe means big bucks for dubious care
People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found.
Weary migrants still far from reaching US border
HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S.
The Latest: Chief Justice 'saddened' by O'Connor diagnosis
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Chief Justice John Roberts says he is "saddened to learn" that Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, has the beginning stages of dementia.
Trump vilifies caravan, says he'll cut Central American aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S.
Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope
VATICAN CITY (AP) — As the Vatican copes with the growing clergy sex abuse scandal and declining number of priests worldwide, it is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in parts of the world where clergy are scarce.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ERDOGAN: SAUDI WRITER'S MURDER PLANNED Turkey's president says Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "savage murder."
Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from US
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S.
The Latest: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walk
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the United States (all times local): 6:30 p.m.
Red Sox happy to be asleep at the ballpark
BOSTON (AP) — Think the Red Sox are asleep at the ballpark? You may be right. Catching some Zzzzs during downtime could help Boston be more alert during the first coast-to-coast World Series in 20 years.
Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds.
China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland
ZHUHAI, China (AP) — China on Tuesday opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance.
China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics
BEIJING (AP) — "Both ignorant and malicious" was how the official China Daily newspaper recently described comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, offering a stinging insight into the current bitter tone of discourse between the countries.
Want to run an Iraqi ministry? Apply online, PM says
BAGHDAD (AP) — Drain the swamp: it's a promise leaders around the world are making in this era of voter cynicism and political upheaval.

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