BARCELONA, Spain — Juan Goytisolo, a Spanish novelist known for his experimental novels and political essays, has died. He was 86.
Today" A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is interviewing two more FBI director candidates on Tuesday in what has become a winding search to find a new leader for the nation's premier law enforcement agency.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline conducted an aggressive, multifaceted operation against protesters that included a close working relationship with public law enforcement, documents obtained by an online magazine indicate.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store.
NEW YORK - Amazon, the internet goliath that revolutionized the way much of the world shops for books, toilet paper and TVs, hit a new milestone Tuesday. Its stock surpassed the $1,000 mark for the first time.
BERLIN - Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat.
CANBERRA, Australia - A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet.
BERLIN - German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day's earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn.
BISMARCK, N.D. – A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year while also fostering connections between the Native American community and the film industry.
SAN FRANCISCO - Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland both landed punches to the head during a wild brawl that erupted Monday after a hit by pitch.
LOS ANGELES – It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy “Baywatch.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal agency has told a company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline it cannot resume drilling beneath creeks in southeast Ohio and northern West Virginia.
LOS ANGELES — Music's elite and celebrities remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock's leading voices.
CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippo named Fiona is getting a new beer in her honor.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Surveillance video shows a naked man driving away from a Florida storage center in a stolen pickup truck loaded with a large, black and white checkered swan.
WASHINGTON - Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no.
COCOA, Fla. - Another day, another python in Florida.
JACKSONVILLE, Ore. - Oregon's legalization of recreational pot two years ago is creating room for the wine industry to branch out in the southern part of the state.
ELLENABAD, India - To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest.
NEW YORK - A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. - A bear trying to get doughnuts has ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
ORLANDO, Fla. - For more than a moment, you feel the way "Avatar" hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to a giant wave to feel the mist on your face - all while on the back of a flying banshee that then swoons and soars high above th…
VATICAN CITY - President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.
PHOENIX - Phoenix police are investigating the theft of a large multicolored inflatable obstacle course.
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. - Someone apparently inadvertently donated more than 100 grams of marijuana when they dropped off some used children's clothes at a suburban Minneapolis shop.
VATICAN CITY - President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed, concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions.
TAMPA, Fla. - It's like a supermarket for Navy SEALs. A grocery store for Green Berets. A Costco for commandoes.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman has made a dress from more than 10,000 Starburst candy wrappers given to her by her high school sweetheart-turned-husband.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed.
BANGKOK - A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables.
WELLS RIVER, Vt. - The appearance of a bear cub - a real one, not a mascot - forced the cancellation of a pair of high school baseball and softball games in Vermont.
LONDON - As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow.
BRUSSELS - The 27 European Union nations handling Britain's exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks, the EU's chief negotiator said Monday, stressing that the discussions would be tension-filled.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A former executive of a Kansas City-area roofing company has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for employing people living in the country illegally.
LEAVENWORTH - Leavenworth's Immaculata Catholic High School will close Wednesday, ending Catholic secondary education in Leavenworth after more than 100 years.
LONDON - Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country's president in celebrating the world's first Ebola vaccine.
RICHMOND, British Columbia - A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast.
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode.
LONDON - Some people have all the luck.
DETROIT - Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services.
REYNOSA, Mexico - Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves …
WASHINGTON – Grandma discovered emoji.
TOPEKA- A therapy dog that comforted veterans, hospice patients and children with disabilities in northeastern Kansas has died after undergoing surgery.
NEW YORK – A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night.
WELLINGTON - Last Wednesday, it was the cleaning supply guys.
Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52, and police said Thursday that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide.
DETROIT - Ford - facing heavy costs for new technology and slowing U.S. car sales - is cutting 1,400 non-factory jobs in North America and Asia Pacific this year in an effort to boost profits and rescue its sagging stock price.
BRUSSELS - The intelligence behind plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe took center stage on Wednesday as American and European officials met to discuss the looming decision.