Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2019. There are 70 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1962, in a nationally broadcast address, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence … Read more

Ducks No. 15 in AP preseason poll

Oregon was No. 15 and the top-rated Pac-12 team in The Associated Press Top 25 … Read more

Mice and robots among latest experiments heading to space

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Space mice, radiation vests, robotic avatars and recycling polymers for 3D … Read more

Featured obituary: She was Nazi sterilization victim turned artist

Across from Dorothea Buck’s hospital bed was a Christian message, a quote from the Gospel … Read more

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for … Read more

Kurdish forces draw back as part of cease-fire deal

Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria withdrew from a flashpoint town as part of a cease-fire … Read more

Whistleblower alleges Medicare fraud at Seattle insurer Group Health

WASHINGTON — Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2019. There are 71 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1892, schoolchildren across the U.S. observed Columbus Day by reciting, for the first … Read more

Around the world

3 U.S. soldiers killed during training exercise — An accident during a training exercise at … Read more

The king of big batteries has kept going for 16 years

New York City dove headlong into the race to build bigger and bigger batteries last … Read more

Food can help control some chronic conditions, in some cases eliminating need for drugs

If you have a chronic health condition — and about 60% of Americans live with … Read more

Cannabis banking challenges go beyond marijuana

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Kat Merryfield was ready to share her farm-to-home oils, chocolates and creams … Read more

Trump reverses course on G-7 summit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced abruptly Saturday night that he would no longer host … Read more

Congressman who won’t rule out impeaching Trump announces retirement

WASHINGTON — A day after Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida became the first House Republican … Read more

Troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current … Read more

Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay … Read more

Around the world

Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide says — Turkish President Recep Tayyip … Read more

Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parks

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to … Read more

Around the world

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky — President Donald Trump punched back … Read more

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity shut-off

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s top regulator excoriated top executives of the state’s largest utility even … Read more

Energy secretary won’t comply with subpoena

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Friday did not adhere to a deadline to … Read more

High-profile talks to avert landmark opioid trial break down

CLEVELAND — In 11th-hour effort to settle landmark opioid litigation collapsed Friday night after a … Read more

Failed raid against El Chapo’s son leaves 8 dead in Mexico

CULIACAN, Mexico — Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Saturday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2019. There are 73 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 … Read more

Featured obituary: Dana Fradon was a New Yorker cartoonist

Dana Fradon contributed nearly 1,400 cartoons to The New Yorker, helping define its brand of … Read more

Bei Bei, panda at National Zoo, moving to China

Bei Bei, one of the National Zoo’s giant pandas, will leave the nation’s capital Nov. … Read more

Trump bashes Dems as ‘crazy’

DALLAS — President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry … Read more

Mulvaney remarks enrage Trump advisers

WASHINGTON — White House and Justice Department officials were angered Thursday after a combative news … Read more

3 firms fined in Seattle crane collapse

TUKWILA, Wash. — Washington state Thursday fined three companies for their roles in a crane … Read more

Study: California’s big July quakes strain major fault

LOS ANGELES — The earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2019. There are 74 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1977, West German commandos stormed a hijacked Lufthansa jetliner on the ground in … Read more

Around the world

U.S. hails Turkish cease-fire — The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in … Read more

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