SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. The rocket is carrying supplies for the International Space Station. (AP Photo, Craig Bailey, Florida Today)

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Pennsylvania State Troopers meet in the parking lot at the Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, Sept, 20, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa., during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)


Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

In this Sept. 17, 2014 photo, President Barack Obama, center, with Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, right, Commander of the US Central Command (CentCom), before the start of a briefing at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Obamas military campaign against Islamic State extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. But military experts both inside and outside of the administration argue that even more may be needed for the mission to succeed, including embedding U.S. ground troops with Iraqi security forces who are on the front line of the fight against the violent militants. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the words that read in Portuguese "21 September, March for the Climate," in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Sept.18, 2014. The statue was lit up in as a symbolic warning to the dangers of climate change. This event is in support of the Global Peoples Climate March, scheduled for the next Sunday, which is asking for solutions to combat global climate change, in advance of the United Nations Climate Summit to be held on September 23. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

Rain falls on Baja’s south tip as storm passes by

Workers with Mexico's Federal Electric Commission (CFE) work to repair a fallen electrical utility pole in San Jose de los Cabos, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Polo churned south of the Baja California Peninsula on Saturday, whipping up waves and swirling more rain onto residents still recovering from Hurricane Odile.

Lack of trust keeps Iran, U.S. away from coalition

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, left, greets a group of a hospital personnel as he leaves following prostate surgery, in Tehran, Iran. Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists. On Monday, Irans supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on all state matters, decisively ruled out an alliance. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hand

Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

In this Sept. 19, 2014 photo, Idrissa Kargbo, Sierra Leone's National marathon champion who took part in the New York marathon, in recent years, joins Ebola volunteers going from house to house to look for Ebola virus patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the s

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

Freed Turkish hostages arrive at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday ending Turkeys most serious hostage crisis. The 49 hostages were captured from the Turkish Consulate in Mosul, Iraq on June 11, when the Islamic State group overran the city in its surge to seize large swaths of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world’s most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.


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