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NEW YORK — Donald Sutherland,  the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The …

AUGUSTA, Maine — Former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks died alone at a nursing home in Maine, abandoned and all but forgotten. Then the funeral home posted a notice asking if anyone would serve as a …

KHARKIV, Ukraine — The first shock wave shattered aisles stacked almost to the ceiling with home improvement products. The next Russian bomb streaked down like a comet seconds later, unleashing …

MENOKEN, N.D. — Some day, the passenger jets that soar 35,000 feet (10.6 kilometers) over Dan McLean’s North Dakota farm could be fueled by corn grown on his land and millions of other …

NEW YORK — Dr. Lisa Walling’s first house call of the day was with a particularly fluffy hospice patient — a 13-year-old Newfoundland named Rugby. Rugby happily licked a plate …

DES MOINES, Iowa — As the U.S. dairy industry confronts a bird flu outbreak , with cases reported at  dozens of farms  and the disease  spreading to people , the egg industry …

WILMINGTON, Del. — Hunter Biden's legal woes are not over after his conviction on three felony firearms charges  in a trial that  put a spotlight  on his drug-fueled past. …

Basin Pharmacy fills more than prescriptions in rural northern Wyoming. It’s also the key health care access point for the town of about 1,300 people and the surrounding area. It sells …

WESTPORT, Conn. — Kate Bulkeley's pledge to stay off social media in high school worked at first. She watched the benefits pile up: She was getting excellent grades. She read lots of books. The …

PARIS — United States President Joe Biden will mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in France  this week as he tries to demonstrate steadfast support for European security at a …

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Boeing launched astronauts for the first time  Wednesday, belatedly joining SpaceX as a second taxi service for NASA. A pair of NASA test pilots blasted off …

WASHINGTON — A rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would eliminate pay deductions for chicken producers, Secretary Tom Vilsack  said  Monday. Under the current …

Dairy farmers throughout the country are on guard and the federal government is mobilizing after an outbreak among cattle herds of highly pathogenic avian influenza — once thought to be …

MEXICO CITY — Hours after declaring victory, Mexico’s newly elected president, the first woman to win the job,  faced a market meltdown Monday and a tough path toward reconciling a …

SANTA FE, N.M. — Voter participation advocate Theresa Pasqual traverses Acoma Pueblo with a stack of sample ballots in her car and applications for absentee ballots, handing them out at every …

Tamika Davis couldn’t nap on her couch during cancer treatment. She kept worrying one of her toddlers would wander over and pull out the needle delivering chemotherapy. Friends and family …

NEW YORK — Donald Trump  became the first former president to be convicted of felony crimes Thursday as a New York jury found him guilty of falsifying business records in a scheme to …

Lab-grown meat  is not currently available in any U.S. grocery stores or restaurants. If some lawmakers have their way, it never will be. Earlier this month, both Florida and Alabama banned …

For the first time, the number of Americans who use marijuana just about every day has surpassed the number who drink that often, a shift some 40 years in the making as recreational pot use became …

FORT COLLINS, Colorado — Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever. Another mild winter and other favorable factors …

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