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'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theatres

'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theatres

NEW YORK — The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.
Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

LONDON — It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed at least part of that when she married Prince Harry.

$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

HOUSTON — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes.
Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

NEW YORK — Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y. park that their cheers "mean more than you can know.
Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

TEHRAN, Iran — Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire Saturday on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in near
Maria's death toll climbed long after rain stopped

Maria's death toll climbed long after rain stopped

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Disabled and elderly people were discharged from overwhelmed hospitals with bedsores that led to fatal infections. Medical oxygen ran out. People caught lung infections in sweltering private nursing homes and state facilities.
Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

LONDON — Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators. After three rounds of secret bidding on Friday and Saturday, Comcast offered the higher price of 17.28 pounds ($22.
Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferry

Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferry

NAIROBI, Kenya — It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll soared past 200, a man was found in an air pocket, alive.
Danny DeVito receives lifetime achievement award in Spain

Danny DeVito receives lifetime achievement award in Spain

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Actor Danny DeVito has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's most prestigious film festival in the northern coastal city of San Sebastian.
Vatican, China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

Vatican, China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican and China said Saturday they had signed a "provisional agreement" over the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that stymied diplomatic relations for decades and aggravated a split among Chinese Catholics.