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  • Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel,' triggers backlash

    Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel,' triggers backlash

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:35 GMT
    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.More >
    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.More >
  • Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

    Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
  • Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >
  • The Latest: Prince's sister troubled by death investigation

    The Latest: Prince's sister troubled by death investigation

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:03 GMT
    (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 8, 2015, file photo shows Prince presenting the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid paink...(Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 8, 2015, file photo shows Prince presenting the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid paink...
    One of Prince's sisters is expressing disappointment about the way her brother's death investigation was handled.More >
    One of Prince's sisters is expressing disappointment about the way her brother's death investigation was handled.More >
  • Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

    Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:34:52 GMT
    (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He...(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He...
    The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman.More >
    The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman.More >
  • The Latest: Cosby accuser's friend testifies for defense

    The Latest: Cosby accuser's friend testifies for defense

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:34:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Jurors are seeing Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers make the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.More >
    Jurors are seeing Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers make the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.More >
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:33:49 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.More >
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.More >
  • Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:33:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...
    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.More >
    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.More >
  • USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

    USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:18:03 GMT
    USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper's investigation into the organization's child abuse reporting practices.More >
    USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper's investigation into the organization's child abuse reporting practices.More >
  • Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

    Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:17:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Barbara Hargrove of Houston, waits for the start of a ceremony celebrating the life of former first lady Barbara Bush at City Hall, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Barbara Hargrove of Houston, waits for the start of a ceremony celebrating the life of former first lady Barbara Bush at City Hall, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.More >
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:17:13 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get...More >
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea.More >
  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:17:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...
    Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding.More >
    Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding.More >
  • Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

    Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:17:08 GMT
    (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...(Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >
  • Wenger stuns Arsenal players by quitting after 21 years

    Wenger stuns Arsenal players by quitting after 21 years

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:17:02 GMT
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge.More >
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge.More >
  • Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

    Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:16:48 GMT
    Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.More >
    Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.More >
  • Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:16:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >
  • In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

    In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:15:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >
  • Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

    Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:15:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.More >
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.More >
  • As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

    As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:14:34 GMT
    (Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic o...(Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic o...
    Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help.More >
    Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help.More >
  • 420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

    420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:08:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). In this Friday, April 13, 2018, photo, the Waldos, from left, Mark Gravitch, Larry Schwartz, Dave Reddix, Steve Capper and Jeffrey Noel pose below a statue of Louis Pasteur at San Rafael High School in San Rafael, Calif. Friday...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). In this Friday, April 13, 2018, photo, the Waldos, from left, Mark Gravitch, Larry Schwartz, Dave Reddix, Steve Capper and Jeffrey Noel pose below a statue of Louis Pasteur at San Rafael High School in San Rafael, Calif. Friday...
    Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and...More >
    Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed.More >
  • First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:07:20 GMT
    (Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...(Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >
  • Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:06:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
  • The Latest: 2 more Palestinian protesters killed in Gaza

    The Latest: 2 more Palestinian protesters killed in Gaza

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:57:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >
  • Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

    Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:38:15 GMT
    (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP). This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y.   Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, se...(Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP). This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, se...
    A fraternity suspended at New York's Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch.".More >
    A fraternity suspended at New York's Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch.".More >
  • Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >
  • Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:27:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
  • Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...(AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...
    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.More >
    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.More >
  • Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.More >
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.More >
  • Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:58:51 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.More >
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.More >
  • Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

    Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:47:38 GMT
    A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie.More >
    A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie.More >
  • 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

    2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:33:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...
    Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for...More >
    Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives.More >
  • Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:07:17 GMT
    (ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...(ASRM via AP). This undated microscope image provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in January 2018 shows a trophectoderm biopsy, in which cells from the outer layer of an embryo that develop into the placenta and amniotic membranes...
    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.More >
    A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each.More >
  • New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:07:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.More >
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.More >
  • Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:07:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >
  • Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:58:28 GMT
    (AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...(AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More >
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More >
  • It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

    It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:37:30 GMT
    A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family.More >
    A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family.More >
  • Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

    Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:34:05 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.More >
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.More >
  • Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:16:47 GMT
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >
  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:28:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >
  • Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:08:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...
    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.More >
    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.More >
  • Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

    Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:54:13 GMT
    Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses.More >
    Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses.More >
  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:24:38 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >
  • The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:05:23 GMT
    (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...(Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >
  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >
  • Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:13:44 GMT
    (Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.(Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.More >
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.More >
  • Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:13:06 GMT
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >
  • Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:58:02 GMT
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >
  • Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >
  • The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >
  • Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:26:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family...More >
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign.More >
  • Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

    Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:20:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...
    A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed.More >
    A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed.More >
  • Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:19:59 GMT
    The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season.More >
    The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season.More >
  • In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized...More >
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials.More >
  • Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:25 GMT
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
  • At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

    At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:44:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial.More >
    Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial.More >
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:09 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...More >
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.More >
  • The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'

    The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:15:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...
    A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim.More >
    A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim.More >
  • Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

    Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:37:01 GMT
    (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th ...(Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th ...
    Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist.More >
    Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist.More >
  • EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:46:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.More >
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.More >
  • Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

    Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:44:56 GMT
    A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement.More >
    A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement.More >
  • The Latest: Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

    The Latest: Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, left, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, left, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.
    The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial.More >
    The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial.More >
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >
  • Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:53:50 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >
  • The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines

    The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:41:10 GMT
    (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...(Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...
    A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window.More >
    A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window.More >
  • The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

    The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:04:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...
    Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city.More >
    Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city.More >
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >
  • Worker killed when Missouri public TV tower collapses

    Worker killed when Missouri public TV tower collapses

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:12:47 GMT
    Officials say a maintenance worker died when a Missouri television station tower collapsed and he became trapped under a tangle of metal and wires.More >
    Officials say a maintenance worker died when a Missouri television station tower collapsed and he became trapped under a tangle of metal and wires.More >
  • Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:37:51 GMT
    (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.(Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >
  • 'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:36:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female can-do business power will be moved from her spot facing the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange.More >
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female can-do business power will be moved from her spot facing the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange.More >
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:13 GMT
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.More >
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.More >
  • Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:44:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.More >
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.More >
  • With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

    With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:38:31 GMT
    How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases.More >
    How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases.More >
  • Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:55:19 GMT
    (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >
  • Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

    Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:52:31 GMT
    (Henry County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Tammy Dee Widger. Widger, who is accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer an...(Henry County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Tammy Dee Widger. Widger, who is accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer an...
    A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to...More >
    A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison.More >
  • Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

    Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:36:41 GMT
    (Paul G. Allen via AP). This March 24, 2018 photo provided by Paul G. Allen shows part of the stern section on the light cruiser USS Helena.  Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in t...(Paul G. Allen via AP). This March 24, 2018 photo provided by Paul G. Allen shows part of the stern section on the light cruiser USS Helena. Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in t...
    Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its...More >
    Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.More >
  • Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >
  • 'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

    'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:27:30 GMT
    The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.More >
    The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.More >
  • GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:08:12 GMT
    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.More >
    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.More >
  • The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:35:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:25:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >
  • King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

    King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:16:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Cleveland.
    LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1.More >
    LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1.More >
  • Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:59:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.(AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.More >
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.More >
  • Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:43 GMT
    (Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...(Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.More >
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.More >
  • Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:36 GMT
    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.More >
    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.More >
  • Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:25:43 GMT
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.More >
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.More >
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:25:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.More >
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.More >
  • Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

    Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:00:51 GMT
    A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder.More >
    A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder.More >
  • Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:46:41 GMT
    (Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...(Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.More >
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.More >
  • Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:24:39 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.More >
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.More >
  • A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

    A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:07:49 GMT
    (Marty Martinez via AP). In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting i...(Marty Martinez via AP). In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting i...
    The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot.More >
    The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot.More >
  • Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:25:11 GMT
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.More >
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.More >
  • Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:51:59 GMT
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >
  • Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:44:11 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >
  • UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:05:10 GMT
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >
  • Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >
  • Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

    Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:27:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.More >
    Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex.More >
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:16:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, sit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe before dinner Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, sit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe before dinner Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea.More >
    Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea.More >
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:14:55 GMT
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >
  • Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:44 GMT
    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.More >
    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.More >
  • Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:11 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'.More >
    The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'.More >
  • 'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:10:37 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >
  • The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:08:29 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.More >
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.More >
  • Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

    Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:44:10 GMT
    Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose.More >
    Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose.More >
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:15:02 GMT
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >
  • Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:48:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...
    An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With...More >
    An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With all due respect, I don't get confused.".More >
  • Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:47:15 GMT
    (Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...(Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning...More >
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow.More >
  • Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

    Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:34:04 GMT
    (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, musician Tina Turner, left, poses for photographers with actress Adrienne Warren, who plays Tina Turner, during a photo call to promote the launch of the mu...(Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, musician Tina Turner, left, poses for photographers with actress Adrienne Warren, who plays Tina Turner, during a photo call to promote the launch of the mu...
    British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself.More >
    British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself.More >
  • Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

    Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:28:03 GMT
    (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...
    A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.More >
    A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.More >
  • The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

    The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:55:44 GMT
    (SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...(SpaceX via AP). This photo released by SpaceX on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 shows a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. Once in orbit, TESS will peer at hundreds of thousands...
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away.More >
    NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away.More >
  • The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:33:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >
  • The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:04:15 GMT
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >
  • New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

    New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo via the Valley Daily Post, George Morse). In this July 2017 handout photo provided by the Valley Daily Post, a pageant portraying the 1598 arrival of conquistador Juan de Onate makes its way through Espanola, N.M. Onate, portrayed here by Ral...(AP Photo via the Valley Daily Post, George Morse). In this July 2017 handout photo provided by the Valley Daily Post, a pageant portraying the 1598 arrival of conquistador Juan de Onate makes its way through Espanola, N.M. Onate, portrayed here by Ral...
    A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans.More >
    A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans.More >
  • The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

    The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:05:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial.More >
    Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial.More >
  • Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

    Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:55:03 GMT
    An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.More >
    An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.More >
  • Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

    Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:16:43 GMT
    (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, heavy smoke billows from burning trees after a wildfire broke out in a farm field along US Highway 183 about 10 miles south of Seiling, Okla.(Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, heavy smoke billows from burning trees after a wildfire broke out in a farm field along US Highway 183 about 10 miles south of Seiling, Okla.
    Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma.More >
    Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma.More >
  • Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx

    Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:56:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after striking out against the Miami Marlins during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after striking out against the Miami Marlins during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York.
    Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx.More >
    Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx.More >
  • Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem...More >
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.More >
  • Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:40 GMT
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >
  • 'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

    'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:04:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rott...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rott...
    'It smells like death:' Alabama endures 'poop train' rolling into town from New York City.More >
    'It smells like death:' Alabama endures 'poop train' rolling into town from New York City.More >
  • Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

    Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:48:11 GMT
    An Arkansas judge prohibited from hearing execution cases has again demonstrated against the death penalty outside the governor's mansion, laying down on a cot in a scene identical to the protest that prompted his...More >
    An Arkansas judge prohibited from hearing execution cases has again demonstrated against the death penalty outside the governor's mansion, laying down on a cot in a scene identical to the protest that prompted his disqualification last year.More >
  • Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:26:04 GMT
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >
  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:15:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >
  • APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

    APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:05:40 GMT
    (photo courtesy Juozas Valiušaitis via AP). This 2012 photo provided by Juozas Valiušaitis shows Neringa Venckiene in Lithuania. Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request fears death if she's e...(photo courtesy Juozas Valiušaitis via AP). This 2012 photo provided by Juozas Valiušaitis shows Neringa Venckiene in Lithuania. Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request fears death if she's e...
    A former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles.More >
    A former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles.More >
  • Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

    Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:37:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, shoots next to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, shoots next to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland...
    Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.More >
    Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.More >
  • DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

    DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:53 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) follows through on a dunk as Washington Wizards centre Marcin Gortat (13) watches during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday,...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) follows through on a dunk as Washington Wizards centre Marcin Gortat (13) watches during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday,...
    DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history.More >
    DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history.More >
  • US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:44:50 GMT
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

    Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:41 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.More >
    Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.More >
  • Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

    Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:25:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial.More >
    Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial.More >
  • UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:44:24 GMT
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >
  • Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

    Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). In this April, 11, 2018, photo, Dr. Deborah Richter, a family medicine and addiction treatment doctor, talks with a reporter at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid...(AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). In this April, 11, 2018, photo, Dr. Deborah Richter, a family medicine and addiction treatment doctor, talks with a reporter at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid...
    Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids.More >
    Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids.More >
  • Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

    Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:53:42 GMT
    (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Swift was wearing a mask and...(Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Swift was wearing a mask and...
    Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see...More >
    Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see the singer who was not there at the time.More >
  • Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

    Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:35:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds/File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 1992, file photo, entertainer Bob Hope, back right, applauds as President George H. W. Bush kisses his wife Barbara during a pre-election rally at the Astro Arena in Houston. Former first couple Georg...(AP Photo/Ron Edmonds/File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 1992, file photo, entertainer Bob Hope, back right, applauds as President George H. W. Bush kisses his wife Barbara during a pre-election rally at the Astro Arena in Houston. Former first couple Georg...
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >
  • George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:57:49 GMT
    ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >
  • Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:07:12 GMT
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >
  • Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

    Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:44:15 GMT
    (Doby Photography/NPR via AP). This 2010 image released by NPR shows newscaster Carl Kasell. Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition" and later his wit to “Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" died, Tuesday, April 17, 20...(Doby Photography/NPR via AP). This 2010 image released by NPR shows newscaster Carl Kasell. Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition" and later his wit to “Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" died, Tuesday, April 17, 20...
    Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84.More >
    Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84.More >
  • IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

    IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:12:17 GMT
    IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day.More >
    IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day.More >
  • Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music'

    Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:53:54 GMT
    (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada.On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn."(Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada.On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn."
    Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music' by one of the music jurors who picked the album 'DAMN.' as a finalist.More >
    Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music' by one of the music jurors who picked the album 'DAMN.' as a finalist.More >
  • High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.More >
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.More >
  • Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

    Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:24:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to members of the media after a hearing at federal court Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. A judge considering how to handle records seized in an FBI raid on the home and office of Mi...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to members of the media after a hearing at federal court Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. A judge considering how to handle records seized in an FBI raid on the home and office of Mi...
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.".More >
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.".More >
  • Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

    Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:52:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates as Los Angeles Kings center Alex Iafallo (19) skates in the background during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey f...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates as Los Angeles Kings center Alex Iafallo (19) skates in the background during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey f...
    Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first...More >
    Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series.More >
  • Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:15:00 GMT
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:55:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >
  • Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:34:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.More >
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.More >
  • Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

    Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:13:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to s...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to s...
    Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated.More >
    Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated.More >
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >
  • The Latest: Man released after arrest at Taylor Swift house

    The Latest: Man released after arrest at Taylor Swift house

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:04:29 GMT
    (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Swift was wearing a mask and...(Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Swift was wearing a mask and...
    A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift while wearing a mask and carrying a knife has been released from custody while the investigation continues.More >
    A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift while wearing a mask and carrying a knife has been released from custody while the investigation continues.More >
  • Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:51:46 GMT
    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.More >
    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.More >
  • On eve of MLB games, mayor says San Juan 'open for business'

    On eve of MLB games, mayor says San Juan 'open for business'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:28:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico plays Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Series baseball tournament at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins pl...(AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico plays Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Series baseball tournament at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins pl...
    San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz says she's hopeful that Twins-Indians series leads to more MLB games in Puerto Rico, and soon.More >
    San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz says she's hopeful that Twins-Indians series leads to more MLB games in Puerto Rico, and soon.More >
  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >
  • Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

    Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:34:04 GMT
    Wyoming district spotlighted in guns-in-schools debate to vote on arming teachers.More >
    Wyoming district spotlighted in guns-in-schools debate to vote on arming teachers.More >
  • GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:04:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >
  • The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

    The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:44:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018...
    Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.More >
    Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.More >
  • Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:06:15 GMT
    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.More >
    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.More >
  • Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >
  • As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >
  • White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.More >
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.More >
  • Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

    Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:24:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling addresses the media during a press conference following a prison riot at the Lee Correctional Institution Monday, April 16, 2018, in Columbia, S.C.(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling addresses the media during a press conference following a prison riot at the Lee Correctional Institution Monday, April 16, 2018, in Columbia, S.C.
    Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months, making it among the deadliest in the U.S.More >
    Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months, making it among the deadliest in the U.S.More >
  • Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:14:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >
  • Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

    Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:25:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters rally outside a courthouse where a federal judge heard arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from comm...(AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters rally outside a courthouse where a federal judge heard arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from comm...
    Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law.More >
    Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law.More >
  • The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >
  • Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:35:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >
  • Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:43:50 GMT
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.More >
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.More >
  • Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:24:30 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...(Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >
  • South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

    South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:06:54 GMT
    (South Carolina Department of Corrections via AP). These undated photos provided by the South Carolina Department of Corrections shows, from top row from left, Corey Scott, Eddie Casey Gaskins, Raymond Angelo Scott and Damonte Rivera; bottom row from l...(South Carolina Department of Corrections via AP). These undated photos provided by the South Carolina Department of Corrections shows, from top row from left, Corey Scott, Eddie Casey Gaskins, Raymond Angelo Scott and Damonte Rivera; bottom row from l...
    South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones.More >
    South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones.More >
  • Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

    Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:54:55 GMT
    Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two...More >
    Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two people so far.More >
  • AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:05:08 GMT
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >
  • Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

    Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:05:05 GMT
    (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...
    Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.More >
    Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.More >
  • The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

    The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:17:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, center, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, center, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case.More >
    Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case.More >
  • Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

    Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:45:08 GMT
    Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.More >
    Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.More >
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >
  • Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:53:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >
  • The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

    The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:50:41 GMT
    (Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, reports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pres...(Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, reports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pres...
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship.More >
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship.More >
  • UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:24:36 GMT
    (John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018.  Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...(John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018. Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >
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  • Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

    Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
  • Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:33:49 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.More >
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.More >