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South Korean president is impeached in stunning fall

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:48:16 GMT2016-12-09T10:48:16Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury....

SKorea president impeachment ruins legacy of dictator father

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:51:08 GMT2016-12-09T10:51:08Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Park Geun-hye could always rely on one unwavering gift throughout a political career that saw a triumphant return as South Korea's first female president to the palatial Blue House where she'd lived as a girl: She always enjoyed the reflected devotion, some might say worship, that half the country felt for her late dictator father....

10 Things to Know for Today

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:59:25 GMT2016-12-09T10:59:25Z

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...

Trump mobilizing Louisiana Republicans in final Senate race

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:08:00 GMT2016-12-09T08:08:00Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tending to party politics, President-elect Donald Trump is rallying supporters in Louisiana on Friday ahead of the state's Senate runoff election, aiming to pad the Republican majority he will inherit....

Clinton decries rise of fake news in Capitol speech

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:59:50 GMT2016-12-09T10:59:50Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton decried the rise of fake news as an "epidemic" during a speech on Capitol Hill....

Defense Secretary Carter makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:26:21 GMT2016-12-09T10:26:21Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that the United States will stick with Afghanistan for years to come....

Syrian troops shell crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:08 GMT2016-12-09T11:06:08Z

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian troops and allied forces shelled besieged districts of eastern Aleppo Friday, pressing ahead with a massive onslaught to seize remaining parts of the crumbling enclave that had been controlled by rebels since 2012....

WADA investigator to publish new report on Russian doping

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:15 GMT2016-12-09T11:06:15Z

LONDON (AP) -- The Olympic world is bracing for more evidence of systematic Russian doping....

Alabama inmate coughs, heaves 13 minutes into execution

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:48:09 GMT2016-12-09T07:48:09Z

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man who killed an Alabama convenience store clerk more than two decades ago was put to death Thursday night, an execution that required two consciousness tests as the inmate heaved and coughed 13 minutes into the lethal injection....

All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, fighter pilot, senator

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:48:08 GMT2016-12-09T05:48:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero....