Italian woman, 116, seen as last living person born in 1800s

Surrounded by relatives and friends, Italy’s Emma Morano greeted with a smile the news that she, at 116, is now the oldest person in theRead More

Skydiving plane crashes in California

Some skydivers had a different kind of thrill Thursday afternoon. The plane they were flying in crashed into a field near a small Northern CaliforniaRead More

Trump, Ryan cite productive first meeting

Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan pledged to work together despite their differences after a meeting Thursday aimed unifying a party torn over Trump’sRead More

Zimmerman to auction pistol he used to shoot Trayvon Martin

Former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is auctioning off the pistol he used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager.Read More

Ryan’s hometown says he’s doing the ‘best he can’ on Trump

Voters in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s southern Wisconsin district see him as the last and best hope for bridging the Republican Party’s divide. But aheadRead More

Under fire on abortion, Trump fights to court women

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takesRead More

Canadian professor: Olympics should be postponed due to Zika

With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Olympics to be postponed orRead More

The Latest: Tornado touches down in central Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The National Weather Service says a tornadoRead More

Fugitive since 1968 found after filing for Social Security

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A boat repairman well known in his small Connecticut town was exposed this week as a robbery convict who escaped 48Read More

Poll: Age, income factors in staying with single employer

CHICAGO (AP) — A new poll says more than 40 percent of America’s baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. ButRead More