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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company have pleaded guilty to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the destruction of South Korean-made hotels, and other tourist facilities at the North's Diamond Mountain resort, apparently because Seoul won't defy international sanctions and resume South Korean tours at the site.

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NEW YORK (AP) — An opening prayer at Monday's Cabinet meeting by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, who said the separation of church and state "doesn't mean that they cannot work together," has drawn sharp criticism from secular groups who say his words infringe on the prin…

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Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia.

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El director mexicano Arturo Ripstein, en el centro, poses posa con su esposa y guionista Paz Alicia Garciadiego, segunda de la derecha, y la actriz Silvia Pasquel, a la derecha, durante la presentación de su película "El diablo entre las piernas" en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Morel…

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CHICAGO (AP) — Donald Trump's appearance next week at an international police chiefs conference will be his first visit as president to Chicago, a city he has ridiculed for years, and its top cop plans to skip the speech even though he's hosting the event.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An immigration agent threatened a Honduran woman living in Connecticut with deportation if she didn't have sex with him, then raped her as often as four times a week for seven years, impregnating her three times, the woman says in a federal lawsuit.

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ROME (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency is investigating why Malta last week allegedly asked the Libyan coast guard to intercept a migrant boat in a zone of the Mediterranean under Maltese responsibility, in possible violation of maritime law, a U.N. official said Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A prolific political fundraiser who donated large sums to President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has agreed to plead guilty to multiple federal charges, including tax evasion and concealing his work as a foreign agent as he lobbied high-level U.S. government officials…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Mark Esper has removed himself from decision-making on a cloud computing contract potentially worth $10 billion, due to his son's employment with one of the original contract bidders.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to reverse America's involvement in "endless wars" has run up against a difficult truth: When it comes to national security, rarely can a simple solution solve a complex problem.

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Actor Alec Baldwin, right, talks to a group of supporters of, Amanda Pohl, second from right, candidate for Virginia Senate District 11 in her neighborhood in Midlothian, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Baldwin campaigned for several candidates around the state.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man charged with attempted murder in a church shooting attacked his public defender during a jailhouse meeting, sending the man to intensive care with severe head injuries and no memory of the beating, according to documents released Tuesday.

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El actor Henry Thomas en fotos policiales proporcionadas por la oficina del alguacil del condado de Washington. Las autoridades dicen que Thomas, quien de niño protagonizó "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" ("E.T., el extraterrestre"), fue arrestado por conducir ebrio en Oregon.

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's government said Tuesday that 15 people have been killed in five days of rioting, arson and violent clashes that have almost paralyzed the South American country and rocked its global image as the region's oasis of stability.

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a Guatemalan who was arrested after coming to the attention of Border Patrol agents for speaking Spanish in public in a case that raised concerns about racial profiling.

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This image provided by the Washington County Sheriff's Office shows booking photos of actor Henry Thomas. Authorities say Thomas, the actor who starred as a child in "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial," was arrested for driving under the influence in Oregon. The 48-year-old was booked into the Wash…

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FILE - This May 19, 2013 file photo shows actor Henry Thomas at the Disney Media Networks International Upfronts in Burbank, Calif. Authorities say Thomas, the actor who starred as a child in "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial," has been arrested for driving under the influence in Oregon. The 48-ye…

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FILE - This Aug. 4, 2013 file photo shows actor Henry Thomas at the Disney/ABC Television Group's 2013 Summer TCA panel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Authorities say Thomas, the actor who starred as a child in "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial," has been arrested for driving under the influence in Oreg…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting a mass shooting in defense of Islam at a Masonic temple in downtown Milwaukee will try to convince jurors at his trial starting Wednesday that FBI informants encouraged him for months to purchase weapons for the attack.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, U.S. health regulators have endorsed a brand of tobacco pouches as less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers.

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Two University of Connecticut students have been charged with shouting a racial slur outside a campus apartment complex in an episode that was caught on video and has led to protests at the school.

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En esta foto del 20 de agosto de 2018, Nicki Minaj en la ceremonia de los Premios MTV a los Videos Musicales en Nueva York. La rapera, que empezó a salir con Kenneth Petty hace cerca de un año, pareció confirmar su matrimonio con un video en Instagram el lunes 21 de octubre de 2019 que muest…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported .

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced a resolution denouncing Turkey's invasion of northern Syria and prodding President Donald Trump to halt his withdrawal of U.S. troops from that part of the country.