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Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains

PORTLAND, Ore.
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

JERUSALEM — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semiti
Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria

Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria

BAGHOUZ, Syria — The collection of tents was largely silent on a sunny winter Monday afternoon.
Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas — When President Donald Trump visited Beto O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border would make the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready.
Checks, tie-dye, baby dolls: It's all at London Fashion Week

Checks, tie-dye, baby dolls: It's all at London Fashion Week

LONDON — From young talents like Alexa Chung and Simone Rocha to London design veteran Jasper Conran, London Fashion Week showed off a diverse range of womenswear ideas for the upcoming autumn and winter season with a busy day of catwalk shows Saturd
In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.
First-ever 'Jeopardy!" team contest draws top champions

First-ever 'Jeopardy!" team contest draws top champions

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Glance around the "Jeopardy!" set during rehearsals for its first-ever team championship and it's easy to be intimidated by the assembled brain power. There's Brad Rutter, whose overall "Jeopardy!" haul, $4.
No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

CHICAGO — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault. Anne Kavanagh is a spokeswoman for Smollett's lawyers.
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.