Updated at 12:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.

Updated at 12:05 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?

Updated at 12:00 AM

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) " The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego " but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

Updated at 11:50 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.

Updated at 10:37 PM

SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) " The U.N. envoy for Libya has proposed a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country's two rival governments, but now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans...

Updated at 9:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Marco Rubio has raised roughly $6 million over the last three months for his Republican presidential bid.

Updated at 8:57 PM

ZURICH (AP) " Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there.

Updated at 8:53 PM

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) " A plan to manufacture solar-powered drones at a suburban New York site that once made fighter jets for the U.S. military is sparking questions about whether the aircraft will be used to beam Internet service. So far, company...

Updated at 8:34 PM

The U.S. airman who bravely stopped a terror attack on a train in France this summer sustained several stab wounds early Thursday morning outside a bar in Sacramento, Calif., reports

Updated at 8:33 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a sale or find a partner to help redevelop the...

Updated at 8:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns.

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