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New Greek PM emphasizes tax cuts, jobs, security

New Greek PM emphasizes tax cuts, jobs, security

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Saturday that cutting taxes, attracting jobs and tackling rising crime will be his top priorities. Mitsotakis announced he would immediately implement a reduction in…

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Biden says young people are ‘not a generation of socialists’

Biden says young people are ‘not a generation of socialists’

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Former Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday that it’s a myth that the young people Democrats need to turn out in the 2020 presidential election are looking for “something radically different”…

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China launches STAR, tech stock market to boost industry

China launches STAR, tech stock market to boost industry

BEIJING (AP) – Trading starts Monday on a Chinese stock market for high-tech companies that play a key role in official development plans that are straining relations with Washington. Regulators have approved 25 companies in…

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Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

SAN DIEGO (AP) – “Avengers: Endgame” may have closed a chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the blockbuster factory is not slowing down and only expanding in scope and diversity. Marvel Studios President Kevin…

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With Boris Johnson tipped to win PM race, UK eyes rocky ride

With Boris Johnson tipped to win PM race, UK eyes rocky ride

LONDON (AP) – Britain is getting a new prime minister. Buckle up for a rocky ride. On Tuesday, the U.K.’s governing Conservatives will announce the winner of a contest to replace Theresa May as leader…

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The Latest: Marvel boss says Mahershala Ali is ‘Blade’

The Latest: Marvel boss says Mahershala Ali is ‘Blade’

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Latest on developments at San Diego Comic-Con (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Two-time Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali is going to be “Blade.” Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige closed out an…

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Death toll rises to 15 in Chinese gas plant explosion

Death toll rises to 15 in Chinese gas plant explosion

BEIJING (AP) – Authorities in central China said Sunday the death toll in a gas plant explosion has risen to 15 with another 15 seriously injured. Three people who were previously missing have been found…

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Russian, US astronauts blast off on moon landing anniversary

Russian, US astronauts blast off on moon landing anniversary

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) – A Russian space capsule with three astronauts aboard has blasted off for a fast-track trip to the International Space Station. Saturday’s took place on the 50th anniversary of the day U.S.…

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Affordable housing gets foothold despite economic challenges

Affordable housing gets foothold despite economic challenges

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Next to a group of homes built 10 years ago on Whitney Avenue in Frayser, two more new homes are now ready for owners. “This is a work in progress. It’s…

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New Mexico utility seeks feedback on closure of coal plant

New Mexico utility seeks feedback on closure of coal plant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – In what’s expected to be a long, contentious process, a few dozen people gathered recently in Albuquerque for the first public meeting hosted by Public Service Co. of New Mexico on…

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