December 6, 2018
Trader Dudley Devine works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday.

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction

Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after gains on Wall Street but investors continued to watch for news about U.S.-China trade friction.
December 6, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:03-09-16-18-29(three, nine, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-nine)Estimated jackpot: $29,000ΒΆ Maximum…
December 6, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:AS-7D-10D-6S-7S(AS, 7D, 10D, 6S, 7S)
December 6, 2018
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, meets with reporters at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 6

Pelosi takes hard line on paying for Trump's border wall

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected the idea of paying for President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for helping hundreds of thousands of young immigrants avoid deportation.
December 6, 2018

Cemetery shut down in probe of Detroit funeral home remains

A suburban cemetery has been shut down as part of an investigation into fetal remains found at a Detroit funeral home.
December 6, 2018

Parkland shooting victim's dad joins Trump for Hanukkah

The father of a Florida school shooting victim helped the White House celebrate Hanukkah on Thursday and lauded President Donald Trump as a "fighter" who has "retaken Washington for the American people."
December 6, 2018

Malala Yousafzai receives Harvard award for activism

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye) was honored Thursday by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education.
December 6, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:05-06-16-19-31(five, six, sixteen, nineteen, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $29,000
December 6, 2018

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the AP Player of the Year

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray won The Associated Press college football Player of the Year on Thursday, becoming the second straight Sooners quarterback and fifth overall to…
December 6, 2018

Mississippi justices reject challenges over execution drug

Mississippi's state Supreme Court on Thursday denied appeals from two death row inmates over Mississippi's plans to execute them using a sedative called midazolam.
December 6, 2018

Buzzcocks co-founder Pete Shelley dies at 63

Pete Shelley, the singer-songwriter and co-founder of the punk band the Buzzcocks, has died at age 63.
December 6, 2018

The Latest: Tennessee inmate's last words barely heard

The Latest on an execution in Tennessee (all times local):
December 6, 2018

The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried

The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):
December 6, 2018

Judge: Verdict in cop cover-up trial should come Dec. 19

A judge will analyze dashcam video of the fatal police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald and review reports to determine if she believes three officers lied to protect the officer who shot him.
December 6, 2018
FILE - In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater sage grouse perform mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden,

US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling, mining and other activities that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species across millions of acres in the American West.
December 6, 2018

Jury set to deliberate murder case in 2017 fatal car ramming

A prosecutor told a jury Thursday that James Alex Fields Jr. had hate and violence in his mind when he deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one woman, injuring dozens and leaving bodies strewn on the ground.
December 6, 2018

Dozens more California priests accused of child sex abuse

Dozens more Catholic priests who served in Southern California have been accused of sexually abusing children, according to two reports issued Thursday.
December 6, 2018

The Latest: Nevada Democratic Sen. critical of grouse plan

The Latest on the Trump administration's efforts to ease drilling restrictions that were put in place to protect a declining bird species (all times local):
December 6, 2018

Flag-waving crowds in Texas watch Bush's funeral train

Flag waving-crowds lined the tracks as a special funeral train carried the flag-draped body of former President George H.W. Bush to College Station, Texas, where…
December 6, 2018

Why Huawei arrest deepens conflict between US and China

The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China.