2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:22:51 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus.

On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which ...  Full Story

EU's Vestager, Silicon Valley nemesis, doesn't shy from tech
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:53:34 -0500

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's competition commissioner, Margarethe Vestager, has made her name challenging Silicon Valley tech companies. But the Danish politician isn't exa...  Full Story

Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:18:12 -0500

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams faced her first real test at this year's Australian Open and emerged with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 victory over No. 1-ranked Simona Halep to reach the quart...  Full Story

Hedi Slimane unveils debut menswear show for Celine in Paris
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:56:37 -0500

PARIS (AP) — Passers-by gathered outside the giant glass windows of Celine's traffic-stopping show venue Sunday night: erected in Paris' sparkling Place de la Concorde, which is also used as ...  Full Story

Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:45:07 -0500

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.

Officials at Baxter State Park in northern Maine shared a photo of an ice disk that's ab...  Full Story

China grants Ivanka Trump 5 trademarks amid trade talks
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:30:24 -0500

SHANGHAI (AP) — The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump's company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father's administration pushes ahead on trade neg...  Full Story

EU's antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:49:55 -0500

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-te...  Full Story

After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persist
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 03:17:06 -0500

Locked up for life at 15, Norman Brown remains defined by the crime that put him behind bars.

Twenty-seven years ago, Brown joined a neighbor more than twice his age to rob a jewelry s...  Full Story

Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:51:52 -0500

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad museum after it was looted following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to o...  Full Story

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:18:45 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus ac...  Full Story