Explosions that rocked a Texas chemical plant after it was inundated by Harvey’s floodwaters are raising questions about the adequacy of industry preparations for the monster storm and stoking fears of more accidents in the days ahead."Plant explosions, spills test industry’s response to Harvey"
DETROIT (AP) — Hurricane Harvey took a toll on U.S. auto sales in August, but the storm could boost sales this fall as people replace flooded vehicles."US auto sales down in August as Harvey hurts demand"
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market hit a lull in August, with employers adding a solid but less-than-robust 156,000 jobs and holding back on meaningful pay raises for most workers."US job growth slowed in August but economy still looks solid"
DALLAS (AP) — The spike in gasoline prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has hit the accelerator."Gasoline prices head higher while motorists panic"
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It’s a rule of cinema that a movie about a boy and a horse will tug at the heartstrings."A boy and a horse hit the road in ‘Lean on Pete’ at Venice"
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The United Nations says there are 65 million forcibly displaced people around the world — a number so huge it can be overwhelming to contemplate."Ai Weiwei puts human face on migrant crisis in ‘Human Flow’"
ARRAS, France (AP) — Clint Eastwood is in France directing a film that re-enacts the dramatic end to an attempted Islamic State group attack on a high-speed train that saw three Americans take down the gunman."Making their day: Eastwood re-enacts France train attack"
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The older stars are shining the brightest at the Venice Film Festival — and having much of the fun."Fonda and Redford wow Venice; she says sex improves with age"
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow a blood draw on an unconscious patient."Nurse in Utah hospital arrest video: ‘This cop bullied me’"
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia."Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco"