30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate

PARIS — No more zipping past the Eiffel Tower or through the Latin Quarter without slowing…

EXPLAINER: What's happening with Afghanistan evacuations?

WASHINGTON — Since the Taliban seized the Afghan capital on Aug. 14, more than 82,000 people…

Firefighters work to keep California fire from Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — An army of firefighters worked Tuesday to try to keep a…

Embattled Minnesota Republican Party leader resigns

MINNEAPOLIS — The embattled leader of the Minnesota Republican Party has been forced to resign following…

Global sizzling: July was hottest month on record, NOAA says

Earth sizzled in July and became the hottest month in 142 years of recordkeeping, U.S. weather…

New push to disband Minneapolis police after Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — On a hot summer afternoon, Latrell Snider and his partner knocked on Abdullahi Mohamed’s…

Californians endure intense weekend of wildfire fears

GREENVILLE, Calif. — After four years of homelessness, Kesia Studebaker thought she finally landed on her…

Plumber turned political candidate busted in Capitol riot

NEW YORK — A New York City plumber who’s moonlighted as a fringe political candidate is…

Gun maker offers $33M to settle suit by Sandy Hook families

HARTFORD, Conn. — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting…

Expert at murder trial: Uber rider stabbed up to 120 times

COLUMBIA, S.C. — There were more than 100 stab wounds on a South Carolina university student…

Democrats stand behind Biden public lands pick amid pushback

BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. Senate panel deadlocked Thursday on President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee…

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joins US Senate race

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Tuesday joined the crowded Democratic field for…