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Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

CHICAGO — A pigeon apparently didn't think much of a lawmaker's ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as "pigeon poop station.
Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

WASHINGTON — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.

Former 'The Wire' actor escapes Baltimore police custody

BALTIMORE — Maryland authorities are searching for a former actor from the Baltimore-based television show "The Wire" who they say escaped custody after being taken to a hospital. Baltimore police say Christopher Clanton Sr. was arrested Sept.
Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia

Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia

LITHONIA, Ga. — Rapper Kanye West brought his collection of choir singers and musicians to an Atlanta-area megachurch for his religious popup performance called "Sunday Service.
"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

LOS ANGELES — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office. "It: Chapter Two" brought in $40.
'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

LOS ANGELES — Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies.
'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

LOS ANGELES — A trio of Emmy- honoured actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

NEW YORK — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the tol
Police: No sign that Duluth synagogue fire was hate crime

Police: No sign that Duluth synagogue fire was hate crime

DULUTH, Minn. — A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a suspect.