HK police use tear gas, protesters cut down 'smart lamppost'
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters cut down a "smart lamppost" as they skirmished with police on Saturday and officers fired tear gas at demonstrators, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long protests for the first time in more than a week.
Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold. Australia delivered that message to the world on Saturday.
Major issues, minimal expectations for G-7 summit in France
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The world economy is getting shakier by the day, the Amazon has burned its way to the center of the climate change debate, and the leaders of the world's leading democracies will sit around a single table, theoretically charged with coming up with solutions for the biggest problems of the day.
Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.
PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.
Town devastated by wildfire savors high school football win
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise. It is heaps of melted metal. It is scorched pine trees. It is a place where things used to be, before a fire destroyed nearly 19,000 structures and killed 86 people in November 2018.
75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget
PARIS (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.
'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged town
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.
Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at global summit
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world.
Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man
A white Florida man who told detectives he had a "pet peeve" about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.
Buttigieg versed in faith-based appeal to Democratic voters
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — The question was about climate change. The answer soon turned to the Bible. And Pete Buttigieg knew the verses.
N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country.
The Latest: Trump defends ordering companies to leave China
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies (all times local): 12:35 a.m.
Is Trump's economic team up for a trade war?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office.
Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.
'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering who is "our bigger enemy" — Powell or China's leader.
US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles investors
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S.
Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon
PORT VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policies.
Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
Correction: Cyber Fraud-Money Laundering story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about federal authorities breaking up an international theft ring, The Associated Press reported erroneously the suspects are accused of stealing at least $46 million.
Candidate: Michigan city should be as white 'as possible'
MARYSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."
Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations
MILAN (AP) — Placido Domingo returns to the stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment in allegations brought to light by The Associated Press.
Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping
CHICAGO (AP) — Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.