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Cybersecurity whiz: Combined threats endanger…

Cybersecurity pioneer and former Facebook security chief sketches chilling scenario for 2020 elections, laments arrival of 'disinformation as a service.'

The Latest: Spanish leader: Catalans must serve…

Spain's caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, says that the sentences of a dozen Catalan separatists who led an independence push two years ago must be carried out

Vaping fallout: Small stores suffer as vapers turn away

Sales at small businesses that sell vaping products have plunged since August, when reports of vaping-related illnesses and deaths began

Brexit talks face uphill struggle as deadline…

Britain and the European Union say Brexit talks were making progress _ but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month

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Charles Schwab escalates brokerage-fee war

Investment brokerages suffered heavy damage to their stock values after Charles Schwab eliminated more of its fees and pushed others to follow

EU moves toward an arms export ban against Turkey

European Union nations vented their outrage at Turkey's offensive in northern Syria and committed to join France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara, a rare move against a NATO ally for many of them

Union calls on Lufthansa cabin crew to strike on…

A union is calling on cabin crew at German airline Lufthansa to walk off the job for five hours next weekend in a long-running dispute over pay and the union's status

Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been won by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty"

AP Explains: A look at the verdict in Spain separatist trial

AP Explains: A look at the verdict in Spain's separatist trial over Catalonia

EU OKs $419M German loan for Thomas Cook airline Condor

The German government says the European Union has approved its decision to grant airline Condor, a subsidiary of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook, a 380 million-euro ($419 million) bridging loan to keep it in the air

China's auto sales sink 6.3% in September

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese…

Joe Biden's son Hunter is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

China's trade with US falls again in September amid tariff war

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AP Interview: Sanders details plan to 'end…

AP Interview: Bernie Sanders on his proposal to 'end corporate greed and corruption' by making big companies give ownership stakes to workers

India restores post-paid cellphone services in…

Postpaid cellphone services have been restored in India-administered Kashmir, more than two months after India's government downgraded the region's semi-autonomy and imposed a security and communications lockdown

WTO body formally OKs US sanctions against EU in…

The World Trade Organization has formally given the go-ahead for the United States to impose trade sanctions on up to $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods following a ruling that European plane maker Airbus received illegal subsidies

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know…

Experts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire

A crunch Brexit week looms with drama in London and Brussels

The next seven days look set to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in more than three years of Brexit drama

Ecuador deal cancels austerity plan, ends…

Ecuador is celebrating a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests

For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a…

For Iraqi-American social media influencer Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's premature win on trade…

AP FACT CHECK: It was a week of caustic rhetoric by President Donald Trump over Syria and the impeachment inquiry, and truth often took a beating

Samba, Amazon fruits and fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market

A taste of exotic Amazonian fruits, medicinal tonics and freshwater fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market

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New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a…

Authorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered

The Latest: Hungary opposition parties win big in…

The candidate backed by several opposition parties has been elected mayor of Budapest, defeating the incumbent supported by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party