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AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate

AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden faced inquisitive voters on separate stages in different cities in a substitute for the debate that was meant to be.

Report: Europe closing in on decision to let 737 Max fly

BERLIN — Europe's aviation regulator is closing in on a decision to allow the Boeing 737 Max to return to the air after it was grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes, according to a report Friday.
US retail sales grow for 5th month in a row

US retail sales grow for 5th month in a row

NEW YORK — Retail sales rose strongly in September, the fifth straight month of growth, as Americans spent more on clothing, cars and sporting goods. U.S. retail sales jumped 1.9% last month, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday.
US industrial production fell a sharp 0.6% in September

US industrial production fell a sharp 0.6% in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production fell 0.
Atlanta police make arrest in actor's shooting death

Atlanta police make arrest in actor's shooting death

Atlanta police announced Friday that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd.
Ethan Hawke tapes audio edition of acclaimed novel 'Gilead'

Ethan Hawke tapes audio edition of acclaimed novel 'Gilead'

NEW YORK — When she learned that Ethan Hawke was working on a special audio edition of her acclaimed novel “Gilead,” Marilynne Robinson's response was to get a better idea of who he was.
Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

ARLINGTON, Texas — Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves turned things around in a hurry, and now are one win from ending a two-decade World Series drought.
Kyrgyzstan's prime minister becomes acting president

Kyrgyzstan's prime minister becomes acting president

MOSCOW — Kyrgyzstan’s prime minister became the acting head of state Friday in the wake of the president's resignation amid turmoil sparked by a disputed parliamentary election.
Trump, Biden go at it - from a distance - in town halls

Trump, Biden go at it - from a distance - in town halls

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off, in a way, Thursday night in dueling televised town halls that showcased striking differences in temperament, views on racial justice and approaches to a pandemic that has reshape
GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry 'sham'

GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry 'sham'

WASHINGTON — Republicans powered Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett closer to confirmation Thursday, pushing past Democratic objections and other priorities during the COVID-19 crisis in the drive to seat President Donald Trump's pick before the