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Some sharks learn to ‘hunt’ in the womb

Porbeagle sharks get a head start on becoming eating machines, according to new research.

Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

UN climate talks in Poland go into overtime

Former homeless veteran accused in $400,000 GoFundMe fraud released from jail

Westbrook, Murray tussle as Nuggets beat Thunder 109-98

Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seized

Lillard scores 24, Blazers hold off NBA-best Raptors 128-122

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Curry, Thompson help Warriors beat Kings 130-125

Nigeria's military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities

Cranky Congress still has work to do before wrapup

UN envoy: UN monitors needed to observe Yemen cease-fire

AP source: White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in trade with Indians

Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

Same farm where romaine E. coli outbreak may have started issues recalls for other vegetables

The farm, Adams Bros. Farming Inc., said that other harvests of vegetables, culled last month, may be contaminated with the same strain of E. coli as the romaine lettuce.

Pacers spoil Embiid's 40-point night, beat Sixers 113-101

Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds against his former team, and the Indiana Pacers overcame Joel Embiid's 40-point night to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 in a matchup of Eastern Conference contenders

Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

Kyrie Irving scores 24 points, Celtics beat Hawks 129-108

Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in three quarters and the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-108 on Friday night for their eighth straight victory

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

Alton Sterling’s son accused of raping child; bond set

Brees connects with those who helped set NFL passing record

1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

Prada pulls items after outcry over blackface-evoking store display and products

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

After spellbinding trial featuring tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury convicts a Florida woman of helping to mastermind the killing of her husband decades ago

GOP candidate says he made decision to hire ballot operative

The Republican candidate in a disputed North Carolina congressional race says it was his decision to hire an operative who is now a person of interest in an investigation

Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path say they have learned that the FBI was intercepting his communications

Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for lying to panel

Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar

Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death

Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

SLC repeat? Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old

California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines

Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's border, but you wouldn't know it by the schedule

Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit

President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them

Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert error

Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month

California chief justice gives up Republican Party label

California Supreme Court chief justice says she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing polarization and incivility in the country

Nicaraguan police raid NGO offices, seize records

Nicaraguan police raided the offices of five nongovernmental organizations and an independent media outlet, alleging that they sought the government's overthrow

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new Congress

A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January

Court says no bail as Cosby appeals sex assault conviction

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals his sexual assault conviction

Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing laws protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month

Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting them in acid

A Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing two people whose bodies were dismembered and placed in acid-filled tubs to dispose of them

California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California is moving to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 14,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road

Too old to run? Biden wrestles with age as he eyes 2020 run

Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether he's too old to seek the White House

Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

CBS grants $20 million to 18 women's rights groups as it tries to recover from Moonves scandal

Utah senator says he regrets 'irresponsible' Trump remarks

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is backtracking after saying this week that he wasn't concerned that prosecutors have implicated President Donald Trump in a crime

Orioles hire Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager

Orioles hire Brandon Hyde to be their new manager, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help Baltimore move forward while in rebuilding mode

Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

China's detentions of Canadians worries executives, raises doubts about commitment to reform

Russia probe cost surpasses $25 million since May 2017

The Russia investigation has cost more than $25 million since the special counsel's appointment in May 2017

Officials searching for man who went overboard on Carnival Cruise ship near Florida Keys

The U.S. Coast Guard and Carnival Cruise Line are searching for the 26-year-old passenger by air and water.

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

A Reuters investigation found that for decades, Johnson & Johnson sought to hide the fact that in many cases cancer-causing asbestos contaminated the talc that was used to produce its talcum powder products.

Warren seeks to solidify backing of African Americans

Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign

Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content

Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service

Mueller says FBI not to blame for Flynn's false statements

The special counsel's office is pushing back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers

AP source: McCann agrees to 1-year contract with White Sox

Person with direct knowledge of the situation tells the AP that catcher James McCann agrees to 1-year contract with Chicago White Sox

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

Wall Street ended the week on a sour note as the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since April. The benchmark index is now down almost 3 percent for the year.

'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report finds

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled.

Trump asserts China's economy feeling his tariff pressure

President Donald Trump says China's economy is feeling the pressure of his tariffs, and he thinks a "big and very comprehensive deal" could happen

Effort to put New Hampshire GOP behind Trump faces pushback

An effort to put the New Hampshire Republican Party in President Donald Trump's corner ahead of the state's leadoff presidential primary is facing both private and public pushback

Turkey's Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

Turkey's president says he has heard an audio recording in which a suspected killer of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly says: "I know how to cut well."

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

Don't repost an offer to be a Lululemon brand ambassador from Instagram - it's fake.

Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and whether foreigners made illegal contributions to its events

Venezuela's El Nacional publishes last print edition

Venezuela's last nationally circulated anti-government newspaper published its final print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman says her disappearance is suspicious and is urging the woman's fiance to speak directly with investigators

The Latest: Pompeo condemns China's detention of 2 Canadians

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the detention of two Canadian citizens in China is unlawful and is calling for them to be released

In a plot twist, Spirit tops US airlines in on-time arrivals

Spirit Airlines, once the tardiest airline in America, tops the latest rankings for on-time flights

Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine has sharply criticized legislators' move to honor a Ukrainian nationalist leader

J&J hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

Johnson & Johnson reels on media report that it knew for decades about asbestos in its baby powder

Belarus' leader slams Russian talk of taking over his nation

The leader of Belarus is charging that Russia has pondered incorporation of his nation

The Latest: Trump names Mulvaney acting chief of staff

Chris Christie has pulled himself out of consideration to serve as President Donald Trump's next chief of staff

Chiefs left to stew over missed chances against Chargers

Chiefs blew big fourth-quarter lead against the Chargers, leaving them to stew about a missed opportunity

Pakistan says bomb attack kills 6 troops in Baluchistan

Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb targeting security forces has killed six troops and wounded several others in the country's southwestern town of Buleda

Final exam question about race angers student, sparks university investigation

A student said the question was unrelated to what was discussed in the class.

Wisconsin's Walker signs sweeping lame-duck GOP bills

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general

The Latest: Holder group promises lame-duck lawsuit

A group run by former Democratic U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says it plans legal action to block a limitation on early voting in Wisconsin signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker

Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

A lawyer for President Donald Trump is challenging a Maryland federal judge's decision to allow a case accusing the president of profiting off his office to proceed in district court. The lawyer wants a federal appeals court to take up the case instead

Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get

10 die of suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

Police say at least 10 people in southern India have died of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple

Apple upstages Amazon in selecting new tech hub locations

Apple upstages Amazon in selecting new tech hub locations without a circus-like contest pitting cities against each other.