CINCINNATI (AP) — Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on "unfriending" sprees or have just shut down their accounts to get a break from the heated political debates.
The giant social network has emerged as a virtual town hall for politics, a popular place to share opinions — and vitriolic attacks — about the two polarizing presidential candidates.
Facebook says that from Jan. 1 through Aug. 1, 100 million...
NOVATO, California (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon embraced the 99-year-old woman he calls his "American Mom" on a nostalgic visit to her home where as a high school student from war-ravaged South Korea he spent his first days in the United States in culture shock at the country's riches.
Libba Patterson hugged the U.N. chief back on Thursday and later had tears in her eyes when she spoke about how 18-year-old "Ki-moon" became her fourth child and part of her...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say part of a crane struck the 12th floor of 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction.
Fire officials say a crane had just lowered material to the ground at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday and was bringing the cable and ball back up to the top when a gust of wind caused the ball to crash into a window.
There were no injuries and no debris fell to the ground.
PHOENIX (AP) — Newly released police reports show two women and a 12-year-old girl who were killed in the deadliest attack in Phoenix's first serial killer case in a decade were sitting in a car listening to music when they were shot.
Authorities say Angela Rochelle Liner, Stefanie R. Ellis and Ellis' daughter Maleah were killed on June 12 while they were parked in a driveway.
Police say the shooting prompted investigators to look at whether it was...