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National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong…

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape

The Latest: Tropical Storm Kirk moving west…

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is continuing to move west across the eastern Atlantic but does not currently pose any threat to land

Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to…

A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school

Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

Voting has started in the Maldives in a presidential election that is widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy

Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' post

The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

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Paid leave for domestic abuse victims - Labour

Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler says the policy will tackle the "hidden killer" of domestic violence.

At Least 5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed…

Three infants and two adults were the victims of a stabbing at a maternity center in Queens, New York.

Accio Chocolate! These Harry Potter-inspired…

Just in time for Halloween, the makers of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans are introducing a line of Harry Potter candies! Nathan Rousseau Smith dives in.

Talks continue on Kavanaugh accuser's Thursday…

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee's request to tell her side next week, according to her lawyers

Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause…

A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death

State of the art: can robots be Rembrandts?

A French collective of artist-entrepreneurs are creating fine art using a computer algorithm, with one of their creations to be auctioned by Christie's. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on…

The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal…

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

Christine Blasey Ford Will Testify About Sexual…

After days of negotiations, the woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her has agreed to testify before Congress.

Japanese supply ship heads to space station after…

An unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries

Campaign calls on Hawaii island tourists to be…

The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island

The Latest: Warehouse shooting victim had new…

One of the victims killed in a shooting at a Maryland warehouse had a new job and a new wife

World leaders gather at UN under threat from…

With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations ranging from Mideast conflicts to global warming

Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack…

Iran has summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands over allegedly harboring "members of the terrorist group" that launched an attack on a military parade in the country's southwest

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11-year-old becomes fourth fatal victim in domestic shooting

Police in Maryland say an 11-year-old girl has become the fourth member of her family to die from a shooting rampage by her father