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Authorities arrest man wanted in Texas sergeant's death

Dec. 12, 2019 9:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A 21-year-old man has confessed to killing a Houston-area police sergeant during a traffic stop earlier this week and is charged with capital murder, authorities said Thursday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said a tip to Crime Stoppers of Houston led authorities to the home, where...

Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals

Dec. 4, 2019 5:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy. Now scientists have figured out how to pack a month’s supply into one capsule. The trick: A tiny star-shaped gadget that unfolds in the stomach and gradually...

To save Everglades, guardians fight time - and climate

Dec. 3, 2019 10:36 AM EST

FLAMINGO, Florida (AP) — Grabbing a clump of vegetation to steady herself, Tiffany Troxler gingerly slides her feet along the makeshift boardwalk as she ventures out into the marsh. The boards sag, dipping her up to her knees in the tea-colored water. “This is the treacherous part,” the...

Family: 3 kids in car when estranged husband kills mother

Nov. 28, 2019 6:54 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A woman who was fatally shot by her estranged husband in an elementary school parking lot had been sitting in the minivan with her mother and her three young children, the woman’s family said in a post on a fundraising website. Tiffany Hill was killed Tuesday outside Sarah J....

Agencies aim to work better together to help rural children

Nov. 26, 2019 10:21 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Cocke County, Tennessee, Kathy Holt is meeting with parents, day care providers and others to spread the word about what children need to know to be ready for kindergarten. The former educator is among a group of leaders in three Appalachian communities chosen to try a new...

Asian shares mixed following Wall Street rally

Nov. 25, 2019 10:17 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed after an upbeat start Tuesday on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks, prompted by Beijing’s new guidelines for the protection of patents and copyrights. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 advanced 0.6% in morning trading to 23,431.74. Australia’s...

Tiffany, TD Ameritrade rise; Kirkland Lake, La Jolla fall

Nov. 25, 2019 4:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., up $3.65 to $51.78 The brokerage firm is being bought by rival Charles Schwab for about $26 billion. Tiffany & Co., up $7.74 to $133.25 The jeweler is being bought by French luxury goods group LVMH...

Markets Right Now: Trade hopes send stocks higher

Nov. 25, 2019 4:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing at more record highs as traders welcomed new signs of progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China. Technology and health care companies made some of the biggest gains Monday. Intel rose 2.1%...

Tiffany is latest jewel for French luxury group LVMH’s crown

Nov. 25, 2019 4:05 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French luxury group LVMH has agreed to buy New York jeweler Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion, adding a famed star to its portfolio that already boasts Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Bulgari. LVMH said in a statement Monday it will take over the 182-year old Tiffany and its 300 boutiques...

US stocks move higher following signs of trade progress

Nov. 25, 2019 1:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday following renewed optimism for a trade agreement and several blockbuster deals. China issued new guidelines late Sunday for protecting intellectual property, which has been a key concern for foreign investors and a sticking...