BOSTON | Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes

BOSTON — The nation’s drug classification system should be revisited but illegal drugs shouldn’t simply be…

HONOLULU | Correction: Missing Hawaii Humpbacks story

HONOLULU  — In a story Nov. 26 about a decline in Hawaii humpback whale sightings in…

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | The Latest: Pence, Xi chat on APEC summit sidelines

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in…

WASHINGTON | After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

WASHINGTON — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala…

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | The Latest: Rights groups say police stifled talks in Bali

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — The Latest on the IMF-World Bank annual meeting (all times local): 4:30…

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Pakistan blames India for breakdown in talks

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Pakistan’s…

LONDON | UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from ‘abyss’

LONDON — Britain’s foreign secretary has urged European Union leaders to “step back from the abyss”…

DALLAS | Rising oil prices haven’t hurt the US economy so far

DALLAS  — America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact…

Seoul says Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit New York for U.N. gathering of world leaders at end of September

SEOUL, South Korea  — Seoul says Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit New York for…

Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trade

Technology companies led U.S. stocks higher in early trading Friday, reversing all of the market’s losses…

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz Serbia compares to Nazi policy

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia is celebrating a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands…