WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidates agree that Islamic extremists are running rampant, the Mideast is on fire and Russia, China and Iran are flexing their muscles, yet they are far from reaching consensus on how much is enough when it comes to spending on defense.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese Socialist leader Antonio Costa says he is available to take power immediately following the center-right government's collapse and promises to comply with the fiscal discipline required of countries like Portugal that use Europe's shared euro currency.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A report filed by a campus police officer confirms that one of the most disturbing incidents of racial intimidation cited by University of Missouri protesters in recent weeks actually happened.
NEW YORK (AP) — On an app, pins on a New York City map chart sightings of homelessness, accompanied by photos of people lying on sidewalks, slumped in doorways, sitting on curbs with shopping carts piled high with bags. Hashtags frame the scenes: "NeedsMedicalAid," ''Encampment," ''AggressiveBegging," ''Violent."
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Clashes briefly broke out Thursday between riot police and protesters in central Athens during the first general strike since the country's left-led government initially came to power in January.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — American television viewers get their first chance to see and hear Adolf Hitler's inner circle describe the dictator's final hours in filmed interviews when "The Day Hitler Died" premieres on the Smithsonian Channel.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bird flu took a bite out of the turkey supply. Heavy rain washed out the pumpkin crop. Yet Thanksgiving groceries likely won't cost Americans much more than last year, and nobody should have to miss gobbling down their favorite holiday foods.
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — European leaders scrambled Thursday to keep their passport-free travel zone from collapsing, after Germany, Sweden and Slovenia acted on their own to tighten borders or erect fences to slow the relentless influx of people marching into Europe.
LONDON (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed to Britain with a military ceremony Thursday for a visit in which he will address Parliament, lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and sign billions in business deals with India's former colonial ruler, now an eager economic suitor.