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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

WASHINGTON — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos , cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.
Correction: California-New Laws story

Correction: California-New Laws story

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a story Oct. 12 about a California ban on the sale and manufacture of new fur products, The Associated Press erroneously identified the Humane Society of the United States as the Human Society of the United States.
'Be water': Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics

'Be water': Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics

HONG KONG — Taking a page from ancient Chinese military philosophy, black-clad protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and wreaked havoc by popping up in small groups in multiple locations across the city Sunday, pursued by but also often eluding pol
Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue

Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue

TOKYO — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33.
IS members escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town

IS members escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people and prompted U.S.
Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian

Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian

VATICAN CITY — With Prince Charles looking on, Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, praising the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches.
Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties

Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday stood behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the city Giuliani led as mayor are eyeing him for possible lob
Trump says he's an 'island of one' on Syria

Trump says he's an 'island of one' on Syria

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria.
Torres, Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

Torres, Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

HOUSTON — Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener.
Scherzer no-hit try into 7th, Nats top Cards, lead NLCS 2-0

Scherzer no-hit try into 7th, Nats top Cards, lead NLCS 2-0

ST. LOUIS — Max Scherzer was strength and fire. Aníbal Sánchez was artistry and deception. Two different styles, two absolute gems for the Washington Nationals.