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US retail sales dip 0.3% in September

US retail sales dip 0.3% in September

WASHINGTON — Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signalling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending. Retail sales fell 0.3% last month following a 0.
Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

NEW YORK — Gerrit Cole is making his pitch to own this October.
Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

WASHINGTON — The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as the swift-moving probe by House Democrats showed
Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

PHOENIX — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress.
Bomb scare at Montana school turns out to be false alarm

Bomb scare at Montana school turns out to be false alarm

HELENA, Mont.
Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

SAN FRANCISCO — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman — aka prisoner No.
Gooding faces new charges and a potential parade of accusers

Gooding faces new charges and a potential parade of accusers

NEW YORK — Cuba Gooding Jr.
End in sight? GM CEO Barra joins talks with striking union

End in sight? GM CEO Barra joins talks with striking union

DETROIT — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.

Man charged after roommate attack, believed he was a vampire

BREMERTON, Wash. — A Washington state man was charged with a felony assault after police say he attacked his roommate believing he acknowledged being a vampire.
Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women

Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women

LONDON — Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo — and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of colour .