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(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). In this May 23, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks with a supporter before rallying with McDonald's employees and other activists in D... (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). In this May 23, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks with a supporter before rallying with McDonald's employees and other activists in D...

2020 Dem primary calendar may boost Hispanic voter clout

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Hispanics are poised to help shape the 2020 Democratic primary in unprecedented ways. More>>

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The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
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President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan. More>>

Trump defends Kim, downplays missile threat

(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
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Trump downplays North Korean missile threat, embraces Kim Jong Un's attacks on Joe Biden during Japan trip. More>>

Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
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Trump downplays North Korean missile tests, embraces Kim Jong Un's criticism of Joe Biden. More>>

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin...
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A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. More>>

Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales

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Senator Bob Menendez says the Trump administration has notified Congress it will use a loophole in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia. More>>

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

(AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ... (AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ...
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Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections. More>>

US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2019 file photo, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2019 file photo, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2...
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U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. More>>

Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

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History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or, is handed out Saturday. More>>

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

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Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition will return to Oslo for mediation. More>>

Europe's voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts

(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Ballots are being prepared ahead of Sunday's European Elections, in Rozzano, near Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls from Thursday to Sunday to choose their r... (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Ballots are being prepared ahead of Sunday's European Elections, in Rozzano, near Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls from Thursday to Sunday to choose their r...
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Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU's future. More>>

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop... (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...
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Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. More>>

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals

(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ... (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ...
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Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals. More>>

Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

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A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book icon. More>>

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns hero

(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide Kami Rita, 49, is welcomed by his wife at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24... (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide Kami Rita, 49, is welcomed by his wife at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24...
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Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. More>>

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings

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New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia's army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over orders for troops step up attacks. More>>

New candidates vie to succeed UK's May with focus on Brexit

(Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister. (Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister.
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The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May has not officially begun but the field of contenders is quickly growing. More>>

High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). A man walks by an installation encouraging people to vote in the European elections at Luxembourg metro station in Brussels, Friday, May 24, 2019. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries will head to the polls May 23-26 t... (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). A man walks by an installation encouraging people to vote in the European elections at Luxembourg metro station in Brussels, Friday, May 24, 2019. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries will head to the polls May 23-26 t...
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Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. More>>

Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs gets life in prison

(T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP, Pool). FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Jake Patterson appears for a hearing at the Barron County Justice Center, in Barron, Wis. Patterson could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 1... (T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP, Pool). FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Jake Patterson appears for a hearing at the Barron County Justice Center, in Barron, Wis. Patterson could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 1...
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A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. More>>

Adam Levine leaving 'The Voice' after 16 seasons

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Adam Levine is leaving NBC's "The Voice" after 16 seasons, saying it was a "life shaping experience that will be close to my heart forever". More>>

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR

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A public relations firm with deep Hollywood ties was enlisted by the Botswanan government to fight bad publicity generated by the southern African nation's decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting. More>>

Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 22, 2019 photo Briana Love, center, and fellow underclassmen prepare to drill at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. The class graduating on Saturday, May 25,  will include 223 women, the largest number s... (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 22, 2019 photo Briana Love, center, and fellow underclassmen prepare to drill at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. The class graduating on Saturday, May 25, will include 223 women, the largest number s...
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Vice President Mike Pence is set to address what's being billed as the most diverse graduating class of cadets ever at the U.S. Military Academy. More>>

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

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A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. More>>

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this March 11, 2015 file photo, newly-filled and sealed cans of Miller Lite beer move along on a conveyor belt, at the MillerCoors Brewery, in Golden, Colo. A Wisconsin judge on Friday, May 24, 2019, ordered ... (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this March 11, 2015 file photo, newly-filled and sealed cans of Miller Lite beer move along on a conveyor belt, at the MillerCoors Brewery, in Golden, Colo. A Wisconsin judge on Friday, May 24, 2019, ordered ...
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A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup. More>>

'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa

(AP Photo/Jerome Delay). African National Congress party (ANC) supporters gather for the swearing-in ceremony for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Ramaphosa has vowed ... (AP Photo/Jerome Delay). African National Congress party (ANC) supporters gather for the swearing-in ceremony for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Ramaphosa has vowed ...
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Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president; has vowed to fight corruption in 5-year term. More>>

Stakes are high as Bucks, Raptors meet in Game 6

(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots in front of Milwaukee Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105... (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots in front of Milwaukee Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105...
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Stakes are high as Bucks, Raptors meet in Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night. More>>

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks while meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s Japan visit st... (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks while meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s Japan visit st...
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Japan is ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome President Donald Trump on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego. More>>

The Latest: Trump says he plans to appeal judge's ruling

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A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. More>>

Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

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Report: First American Financial's privacy lapse exposes bank account numbers, other personal info contained in 885 million real estate title files. More>>

Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

(AP Photo/Sebastien Erome). A police officer lets an elderly woman leaving the area while soldiers secure the access near the site of a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon, Friday May, 24, 2019. An explosion Friday on a busy pedestrian street in the ... (AP Photo/Sebastien Erome). A police officer lets an elderly woman leaving the area while soldiers secure the access near the site of a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon, Friday May, 24, 2019. An explosion Friday on a busy pedestrian street in the ...
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French police were hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon. More>>

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Weinstein, w... (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Weinstein, w...
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A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. More>>

Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). Afghan people stand over bodies of civilians during a protest in Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children... (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). Afghan people stand over bodies of civilians during a protest in Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children...
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Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province. More>>

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

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A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency. More>>

The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or

(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Director Bong Joon-ho poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Parasite' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Director Bong Joon-ho poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Parasite' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
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South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or. More>>

NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

(AP Photo/Scott Sonner). In this May 21, 2019 photo, two drones fly above Lake Street in downtown Reno, Nev., on, as part of a NASA simulation to test emerging technology that someday will be used to manage travel of hundreds of thousands of commercial... (AP Photo/Scott Sonner). In this May 21, 2019 photo, two drones fly above Lake Street in downtown Reno, Nev., on, as part of a NASA simulation to test emerging technology that someday will be used to manage travel of hundreds of thousands of commercial...
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NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight. More>>

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B

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Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months. More>>

Tesla's bad news accelerates as Wall Street loses faith

(AP Photo/David Zalubowsi, File). FILE - This July 8, 2018 photo shows Tesla 2018 Model 3 sedans sit on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. Late last year, Tesla Inc. was fully charged and cruising down the highway on Autopilot. Shares... (AP Photo/David Zalubowsi, File). FILE - This July 8, 2018 photo shows Tesla 2018 Model 3 sedans sit on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. Late last year, Tesla Inc. was fully charged and cruising down the highway on Autopilot. Shares...
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Tesla's bad news accelerates as Wall Street loses faith in growth prospects. More>>

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, with many more to come

(AP Photo/John Raoux). A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket, with a payload of 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network, lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 during a time exposure at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thu... (AP Photo/John Raoux). A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket, with a payload of 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network, lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 during a time exposure at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thu...
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SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. More>>

Judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law in chip market

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A federal judge has ruled Qualcomm violated antitrust law, according to a report in Wall Street Journal. More>>

Jury finds man guilty of murder in Tennessee church shooting

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A jury on Friday found a man guilty of first-degree murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven wounded. More>>

Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents

(AP Photo/Kim Chandler, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Beck Gerritson, president of Eagle Forum of Alabama, speaks at an anti-abortion rally outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrat... (AP Photo/Kim Chandler, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019, file photo, Beck Gerritson, president of Eagle Forum of Alabama, speaks at an anti-abortion rally outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrat...
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Rifts widens in anti-abortion movement over whether state abortion bans should include exception for victims of rape and incest. More>>

Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection Video included

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington.
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A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. More>>

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). This Sept. 28, 2018 photo shows batting helmets in a rack before a Major League Baseball game in New York. According to study published Friday, May 24, 2019, NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart ... (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). This Sept. 28, 2018 photo shows batting helmets in a rack before a Major League Baseball game in New York. According to study published Friday, May 24, 2019, NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart ...
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NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than major league baseball players but the reasons are unclear. More>>

GOP, Democrats team up to address surprise medical bills

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Senior senators from both parties release draft legislation to address 'surprise medical bills'. More>>

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to "hiring a hitman"

(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Faithful reach out to Pope Francis during an audience with participants of a pilgrimage of the Italian-Albanian diocese of Lungro, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Faithful reach out to Pope Francis during an audience with participants of a pilgrimage of the Italian-Albanian diocese of Lungro, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, May 25, 2019.
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Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. More>>

Correction: damage at Noah's Ark attraction story

(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, visitors pass outside the front of a replica Noah's Ark at the Ark Encounter theme park during a media preview day, in Williamstown, Ky. In the Bible, the ark survived an epic fl... (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, visitors pass outside the front of a replica Noah's Ark at the Ark Encounter theme park during a media preview day, in Williamstown, Ky. In the Bible, the ark survived an epic fl...
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The owners of Kentucky's Noah's ark attraction are taking their insurance company to court over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. More>>

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

(U.S. Mission to China via AP). In this photo taken May 23, 2019, and released by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, speaks with a monk at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa in western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ... (U.S. Mission to China via AP). In this photo taken May 23, 2019, and released by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, speaks with a monk at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa in western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ...
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The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week. More>>

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Dave Young, 17th Judicial District Attorney, center, makes a point while U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, left, and George Brauchler, 18th Judicial District Attorney, listen during a news conference to announce the arrest of 42 pe... (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Dave Young, 17th Judicial District Attorney, center, makes a point while U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, left, and George Brauchler, 18th Judicial District Attorney, listen during a news conference to announce the arrest of 42 pe...
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Authorities say they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling it out of state. More>>

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors

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A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors. More>>

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

(Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP). In this Friday, May 24, 2019, photo, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is surrounded by reporters at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Bolton called a series of short-range missiles launched... (Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP). In this Friday, May 24, 2019, photo, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is surrounded by reporters at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Bolton called a series of short-range missiles launched...
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U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place. More>>

Trump's orders to AG on Russia probe worry critics Video included

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr speak at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Trump is directing the ... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr speak at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Trump is directing the ...
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President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. More>>

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks to reporters just after the Senate passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to help a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wi... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks to reporters just after the Senate passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to help a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wi...
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A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying a vote. More>>

AP Explains: How retirement legislation impacts you

(AP Photo/Matt Rourk, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, people walk at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Americans generally do not have enough saved for retirement and Congress is considering a number of measures... (AP Photo/Matt Rourk, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, people walk at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Americans generally do not have enough saved for retirement and Congress is considering a number of measures...
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The House just passed a key piece of retirement legislation, here's why you should care. More>>

May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM Video included

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave a polling station after voting in the European Elections in Sonning, England, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave a polling station after voting in the European Elections in Sonning, England, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. More>>

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

(AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Boris Johnson speaks at a fringe event during the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre,... (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Boris Johnson speaks at a fringe event during the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre,...
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Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader _ and as the next prime minister. More>>

'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

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A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. More>>

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr speak at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Trump is directing the ... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr speak at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Trump is directing the ...
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President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation into Russia's links to the campaign. More>>

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US

(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ... (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ...
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Iran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US. More>>

May's relationship with EU was often rocky

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File). In this Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, walks behind British Prime Minister Theresa May prior to addressing a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. As... (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File). In this Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, walks behind British Prime Minister Theresa May prior to addressing a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. As...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May had a sometimes rocky relationship with European leaders during Brexit negotiations. More>>

Navy: Sailor contacted Russians, pleads guilty to espionage

(AP Photo/Hau Dinh, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, a Vietnamese passenger boat sails past U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson as it docks in Danang bay, Vietnam. A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to espionage and sentenced to three y... (AP Photo/Hau Dinh, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, a Vietnamese passenger boat sails past U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson as it docks in Danang bay, Vietnam. A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to espionage and sentenced to three y...
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US sailor pleads guilty to espionage, admits intent to share classified information about Navy's nuclear-powered warship with Russians; sentenced to 3 years. More>>

Japan's charm campaign ready to roll: Golf, sumo await Trump

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks while meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s Japan visit st... (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks while meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s Japan visit st...
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President Donald Trump's visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea. More>>

Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ... (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ...
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A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. More>>

Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Young demonstrators take part in a demonstration organised by 'Global Strike 4 Climate' near Parliament in London, Friday, May 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Young demonstrators take part in a demonstration organised by 'Global Strike 4 Climate' near Parliament in London, Friday, May 24, 2019.
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Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher action against global warming, as the 28-nation bloc votes to fill the European Parliament. More>>

The Latest: PM May resigns, won't lead Britain out of EU

(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A police officer stands outside 10 Downing Street, the residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May, in London, England, Friday, May 24, 2019. Conservative lawmakers have given May until Friday to announce a departure date... (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A police officer stands outside 10 Downing Street, the residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May, in London, England, Friday, May 24, 2019. Conservative lawmakers have given May until Friday to announce a departure date...
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Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. More>>

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 24, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md, and then on to Tokyo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 24, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md, and then on to Tokyo.
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President Donald Trump is considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes. More>>

Terror probe after 'low force' blast in French city of Lyon

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French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people. More>>

Tensions flare in Texas Capitol over new Sandra Bland video

(Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2015, file frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traf... (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File). FILE - In this July 10, 2015, file frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traf...
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Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. More>>

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Customers shop near a section selling Marvel Avengers toys by American toymaker Hasbro at a toy store in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array... (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Customers shop near a section selling Marvel Avengers toys by American toymaker Hasbro at a toy store in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array...
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China's state media has unleashed fresh attacks on the U.S. as the tariff war between world's two largest economies continues. More>>

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

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Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. More>>

US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

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China cuts taxes on software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in face of U.S. export controls that threaten Chinese tech companies. More>>

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, in Hanoi. North Korea says nuclear negot... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, in Hanoi. North Korea says nuclear negot...
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North Korea says stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. More>>

AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273

(AP Photo/Fred Jewell File). FILE - In this May 26, 1979 file photo, investigators view the wreckage of the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 191 to Los Angeles, which crashed on take off from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Decades later, th... (AP Photo/Fred Jewell File). FILE - In this May 26, 1979 file photo, investigators view the wreckage of the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 191 to Los Angeles, which crashed on take off from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Decades later, th...
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AP WAS THERE: 1979 American Airlines Flight 191 crash at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport kills 273. More>>

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight

(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). The leader of the Catalan ERC party and European Parliament candidate Oriol Junqueras speaks from Soto del Real prison in Madrid, Friday, May 24, 2019, during an interview via video conference with The Associated Press in B... (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). The leader of the Catalan ERC party and European Parliament candidate Oriol Junqueras speaks from Soto del Real prison in Madrid, Friday, May 24, 2019, during an interview via video conference with The Associated Press in B...
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The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges. More>>

Serial killer who took 10 women's lives executed in Florida

(Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eig... (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eig...
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Ahead of his execution, a survivor recalls her time with a Florida serial killer before he was arrested in a 1984 murderous spree. More>>

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting

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A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven people wounded. More>>

APNewsBreak: Police won't fight California use-of-force bill

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019 file photo, Malaki Seku Amen holds up an American flag with the names of people shot and killed by law enforcement officers, as he and others in rally in support of a bill that would restr... (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019 file photo, Malaki Seku Amen holds up an American flag with the names of people shot and killed by law enforcement officers, as he and others in rally in support of a bill that would restr...
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APNewsBreak: Two major police organizations are dropping their opposition to California legislation that would tighten the standard for use of deadly force. More>>

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots past Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105-99 to take... (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots past Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105-99 to take...
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Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. More>>

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange puts his fist up as he is taken from court in London. The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information... (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange puts his fist up as he is taken from court in London. The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information...
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The Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. More>>

Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history

(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Singer Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, poses as she unveiled her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The collection, ... (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Singer Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, poses as she unveiled her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The collection, ...
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Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, has unveiled her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. More>>

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up Video included

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes a question from a reporter on the North Lawn outside the West Wing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes a question from a reporter on the North Lawn outside the West Wing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says "it's insane" to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had not accused President Donald Trump of a "cover-up.". More>>

Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

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Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution are in jeopardy or shutting because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to continued funding. More>>

Seeking affirmation: Trump has aides vouch he's 'very calm'

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, asks counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, right, how his demeanor was during yesterday's infrastructure meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and other Democratic leaders durin... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, asks counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, right, how his demeanor was during yesterday's infrastructure meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and other Democratic leaders durin...
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Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him. More>>

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Video included

(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned ... (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned ...
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Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. More>>

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan

(AP Photo/Johnson Lai). Two same-sex couples seal their legal marriage with a kiss at the registration office in Xingyi District in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 24, 2019. Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration o... (AP Photo/Johnson Lai). Two same-sex couples seal their legal marriage with a kiss at the registration office in Xingyi District in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 24, 2019. Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration o...
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Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect. More>>

India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win Video included

(AP Photo). Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah greet supporters on arrival at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelec... (AP Photo). Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah greet supporters on arrival at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelec...
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general election. More>>

After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this May, 22, 2019, photo, a woman walks with her dogs at Newcomb Hollow Beach, where a boogie boarder was bitten by a shark and later died of his injuries the previous summer, in Wellfleet, Mass. Cape Cod beaches open this... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this May, 22, 2019, photo, a woman walks with her dogs at Newcomb Hollow Beach, where a boogie boarder was bitten by a shark and later died of his injuries the previous summer, in Wellfleet, Mass. Cape Cod beaches open this...
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Tourist season on Cape Cod is opening this Memorial Day weekend with uncertainty after last year's two shark attacks. More>>

Virtual reality helps police in dealing with autistic people

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Axon Immersion Training Virtual Reality (VR) headset, used in training police officers to learn the best way to interact with people who suffer with autism, Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Washington. Police officers are ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Axon Immersion Training Virtual Reality (VR) headset, used in training police officers to learn the best way to interact with people who suffer with autism, Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Washington. Police officers are ...
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Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. More>>

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). FILE - This March 2, 2019 photo shows a Customs and Border Control agent patrols on the US side of a razor-wire-covered border wall along the Mexico east of Nogales, Ariz.  A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained... (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). FILE - This March 2, 2019 photo shows a Customs and Border Control agent patrols on the US side of a razor-wire-covered border wall along the Mexico east of Nogales, Ariz. A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained...
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A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. More>>

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Katrina Spade, upper left, the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company that hopes to use composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains, looks on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center... (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Katrina Spade, upper left, the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company that hopes to use composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains, looks on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center...
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a law making his state the first to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. More>>

Clotilda: Last US slave ship discovered among gators, snakes

(Daniel Fiore/SEARCH, Inc. via AP). In this undated image released by SEARCH Inc. in May 2019, archaeological survey teams work to locate the slave ship Clotilda, in delta waters north of Mobile Bay, Ala. Remains of the schooner were identified and ver... (Daniel Fiore/SEARCH, Inc. via AP). In this undated image released by SEARCH Inc. in May 2019, archaeological survey teams work to locate the slave ship Clotilda, in delta waters north of Mobile Bay, Ala. Remains of the schooner were identified and ver...
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The wreck of the final U.S. slave ship has been found in coastal waters infested with alligators and poisonous snakes. More>>

File says Smollett couldn't contact brothers after arrest

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A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. More>>

Watch out: Protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this July 13, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump with Queen Elizabeth II, inspects the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. Trump’s next few weeks will serve as a master’s class... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this July 13, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump with Queen Elizabeth II, inspects the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. Trump’s next few weeks will serve as a master’s class...
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Potential protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad on state visits to Japan and the UK. More>>

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison Video included

(AP Photo, File). FILE - American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lind... (AP Photo, File). FILE - American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lind...
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The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. More>>

The Latest: Hostility between Trump and Pelosi ratchets up

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined at right by Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., and other congressional leaders, reacts to a failed meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on infras... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined at right by Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., and other congressional leaders, reacts to a failed meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on infras...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an "intervention" with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congress unless Democrats stop investigating him in the aftermath of the Russia report. More>>

Bank CEO pleads not guilty in bid to get Trump post

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A banker who prosecutors say tried to trade loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to get a post in the president's administration has been arrested on a financial institution bribery charge. More>>

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in huge scheme

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The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. More>>

Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

(AP Photo/Yves Logghe, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2011 file photo, EU flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Disinformation has evolved beyond the playbook used by Russian trolls in the U.S. election. As the European Unio... (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2011 file photo, EU flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Disinformation has evolved beyond the playbook used by Russian trolls in the U.S. election. As the European Unio...
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Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments. More>>

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

(AP Photo/Charmaine Noronha, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2013 file photo elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana. Botswana's government says it has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, a decision that is likely to bring protests ... (AP Photo/Charmaine Noronha, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2013 file photo elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana. Botswana's government says it has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, a decision that is likely to bring protests ...
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Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, bringing anger from wildlife protection groups. More>>

UK's May delays Brexit bill, faces showdown on resignation Video included

(Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP). In this image made available by UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May... (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP). In this image made available by UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership. More>>

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 27, 2019, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he leaves after a news conference on the outskirts of Beijing. Fuming over Washington’s latest tariff hike in an escalating t... (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 27, 2019, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he leaves after a news conference on the outskirts of Beijing. Fuming over Washington’s latest tariff hike in an escalating t...
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China seeks support from Central Asian neighbors, Russia in trade fight with US. More>>

India's Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power Video included

(AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File). FILE – In this May 16, 2014 file photo, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and India's next prime minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the home of his 90-year-old mother in Gandhinagar, in the western... (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File). FILE – In this May 16, 2014 file photo, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and India's next prime minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the home of his 90-year-old mother in Gandhinagar, in the western...
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist party has declared victory in parliamentary elections, has carefully cultivated his image as a pious man of the people. More>>

Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform Video included

(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is showered with flower petals as he arrives at the party office in new Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claimed ... (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is showered with flower petals as he arrives at the party office in new Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claimed ...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claims it won reelection with a commanding lead. More>>

The Latest: Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote Video included

(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). An election official checks electronic voting machines as counting votes of India's massive general elections begins in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The count is expected to conclude by the evening, with strong tr... (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). An election official checks electronic voting machines as counting votes of India's massive general elections begins in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The count is expected to conclude by the evening, with strong tr...
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Early results are showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in the lead in India's general elections. More>>

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Darion Chanelle Triplett/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Sunday, May 19, 2019 photo, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transports cargo from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier U... (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Darion Chanelle Triplett/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Sunday, May 19, 2019 photo, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transports cargo from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier U...
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German envoy in Tehran to press Iran to continue to abide by the landmark nuclear deal despite US pullout, sanctions. More>>

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid

(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). A Wendy's store in Percival, Iowa, is reflected in floodwaters from the Missouri River, Friday, May 10, 2019. The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims o... (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). A Wendy's store in Percival, Iowa, is reflected in floodwaters from the Missouri River, Friday, May 10, 2019. The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims o...
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Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an influx of migrants at the southern border. More>>

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination

(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Kevin Kusinitz, a 63-year-old New Yorker who spent years being rejected from jobs for which he felt overqualified following an August 2012 layoff, poses for a photo on New York's East River, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. About half ... (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Kevin Kusinitz, a 63-year-old New Yorker who spent years being rejected from jobs for which he felt overqualified following an August 2012 layoff, poses for a photo on New York's East River, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. About half ...
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A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says about half of Americans think there's age discrimination in the workplace. More>>

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves as he walks towards the Oval Office in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019, after visiting the annual Flags In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves as he walks towards the Oval Office in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019, after visiting the annual Flags In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
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President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. More>>

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

(Jung-Geun Yoon/Marvel via AP). This image provided by Marvel shows the cover of the first issue in "Agents of Atlas," Marvel Comics' five-part standalone comic book series set to roll out in August 2019. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented... (Jung-Geun Yoon/Marvel via AP). This image provided by Marvel shows the cover of the first issue in "Agents of Atlas," Marvel Comics' five-part standalone comic book series set to roll out in August 2019. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented...
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Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of nearly a dozen of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes. More>>

The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU vote

(Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron chairs the first Council for environmental protection at the Elysee Palace in Paris Thursday, May 23, 2019. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron chairs the first Council for environmental protection at the Elysee Palace in Paris Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy. More>>

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions

(AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment near Casselton, N.D. The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew membe... (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment near Casselton, N.D. The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew membe...
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The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members. More>>

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). In this photo taken Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from left, David Snyder, an attorney with the First Amendment Coalition, attorney Duffy Carolan, and Thomas Burke, attorney for freelance journalist Bryan Carmody, talk outside a court... (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). In this photo taken Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from left, David Snyder, an attorney with the First Amendment Coalition, attorney Duffy Carolan, and Thomas Burke, attorney for freelance journalist Bryan Carmody, talk outside a court...
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Media law experts pushed back against the San Francisco police chief who said a freelance journalist conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record. More>>

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast Video included

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AP sources: Pentagon drawing up plans to send as many as 10,000 more troops to the Middle East as a bulwark against potential threats from Iran. More>>

Oahu's Kailua beach is named best in the US by 'Dr. Beach' Video included

(AP Photo/Caleb Jones). In this May 15, 2019, photo, people stand near the ocean at Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, Hawaii. In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you might expect from a beach in t... (AP Photo/Caleb Jones). In this May 15, 2019, photo, people stand near the ocean at Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, Hawaii. In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you might expect from a beach in t...
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In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. More>>

AP Was There: The roots of the 'American Taliban' Video included

(AP Video, File). FILE - This file image taken Dec. 1, 2001, from television footage in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, shows John Walker Lindh, right, claiming to be an American Taliban volunteer. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the Amer... (AP Video, File). FILE - This file image taken Dec. 1, 2001, from television footage in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, shows John Walker Lindh, right, claiming to be an American Taliban volunteer. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the Amer...
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AP Was There: The roots of the 'American Taliban'. More>>

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and some pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a p... (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and some pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a p...
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Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys. More>>

D-Day veterans revisit Normandy, recall horror and triumph Video included

(AP Photo/Richard Shiro). In this May, 21, 2019, photo, Dennis Trudeau, a World War II veteran who landed in Normandy on D-Day, poses for a photo at his home in Grovetown, Ga. Trudeau had joined the Canadian military at 17 and became a paratrooper in p... (AP Photo/Richard Shiro). In this May, 21, 2019, photo, Dennis Trudeau, a World War II veteran who landed in Normandy on D-Day, poses for a photo at his home in Grovetown, Ga. Trudeau had joined the Canadian military at 17 and became a paratrooper in p...
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For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth. More>>

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist (70), of Sweden; defenseman Colton Parayko (55); and Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, celebrate after the Blues scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Gam... (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist (70), of Sweden; defenseman Colton Parayko (55); and Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, celebrate after the Blues scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Gam...
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Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that's 49 years in the making. More>>

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets

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The class of cadets preparing to toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation ceremony Saturday includes a record number of black women. More>>

Liberal groups want 2020 Dems to back Pentagon spending cuts

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. Nearly two dozen progressive groups are launching a new push to persuade Democratic presidential candidates to support dramati... (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. Nearly two dozen progressive groups are launching a new push to persuade Democratic presidential candidates to support dramati...
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Nearly two dozen progressive groups are launching a push to get Democratic presidential candidates to support dramatic spending cuts at the Pentagon. More>>

Governor survives nearly fatal blow over blackface scandal

(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its ... (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its ...
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The mystery of whether Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that upended Virginia politics may never be solved. More>>

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston Video included

(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned ... (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned ...
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Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. More>>

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

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FCC Chairman Pai says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5B merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. More>>

3 minutes: Trump meeting with Democrats goes bust in a flash

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this May 20, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn before leaving the White House in Washington. Three weeks have passed since Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to w... (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this May 20, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn before leaving the White House in Washington. Three weeks have passed since Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to w...
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Trump and Democratic congressional leaders to meet again to discuss infrastructure proposal amid GOP concerns about price tag and funding. More>>

Trump stalks out on Democrats, demands end of investigations

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Ranking Member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., right, listens as Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, speaks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing without former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who was a key f... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Ranking Member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., right, listens as Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, speaks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing without former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who was a key f...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is feeling the heat from a small but growing number of House Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump. More>>

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns

(AP Photo/Hans Pennink). Members of the New York state Assembly vote on legislation that authorizes state tax officials to release, if requested, individual New York state tax returns to Congress, during a session in the Assembly Chamber at the state C... (AP Photo/Hans Pennink). Members of the New York state Assembly vote on legislation that authorizes state tax officials to release, if requested, individual New York state tax returns to Congress, during a session in the Assembly Chamber at the state C...
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New York state lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress. More>>

Supreme leader criticizes Iran's politicians amid US tension

(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 launches from the flight deck of th... (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 launches from the flight deck of th...
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Reformist lawmaker in Tehran says Iran won't enter war with US, either directly or through proxy forces. More>>

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coast

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Authorities say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. More>>

India's ruling party claims win with assured lead in votes Video included

(AP Photo/Ajit Solanki). Indian policemen stand guard outside a vote counting center in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. India's Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Th... (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki). Indian policemen stand guard outside a vote counting center in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. India's Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Th...
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Vote counting begins in India's mammoth general elections, which were forecast to keep Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in power. More>>

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 18, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia. North Korea on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, la... (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 18, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia. North Korea on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, la...
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North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant. More>>

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital Video included

(AP Photo/David A. Lieb). The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart. A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Miss... (AP Photo/David A. Lieb). The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart. A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Miss...
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A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes. More>>

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital Video included

(Chris Higgins via AP). This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of th... (Chris Higgins via AP). This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of th...
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Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. More>>

Last days of May? UK leader in peril as Brexit offer slammed Video included

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in London, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Pa... (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in London, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Pa...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. More>>

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do?

(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File). FILE - In this Saturday May 18, 2019 file photo, from left, Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, Italy's Matteo Salvini, Jorg Meuthen, leader of the Alternative For Germany party, and Marine Le Pen, attend ... (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File). FILE - In this Saturday May 18, 2019 file photo, from left, Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, Italy's Matteo Salvini, Jorg Meuthen, leader of the Alternative For Germany party, and Marine Le Pen, attend ...
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The European Parliament elections have never been so hotly anticipated or contested, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement. More>>

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

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Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged with ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who made him famous. More>>

'American Taliban' fighter to be released after 17 years Video included

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The young Californian who became known as the American Taliban is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. More>>

Barges break free in swollen river and threaten dam

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt talks with the media following an aerial tour of tornado and flood damaged areas of the state, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt talks with the media following an aerial tour of tornado and flood damaged areas of the state, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City.
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A small town in Oklahoma is urging an evacuation as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels. More>>

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

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U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. More>>

6 die in Indonesia riots, Widodo says he won't allow unrest

(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim). Indonesian police officers block supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto during a rally outside the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Indone... (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim). Indonesian police officers block supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto during a rally outside the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Indone...
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Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. More>>

Chinese man guilty of defrauding Apple out of 1,500 iPhones

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - This Sept. 12, 2018, file photo shows an Apple iPhone XR on display at the Steve Jobs Theater after an event to announce new products, in Cupertino, Calif. A Chinese national in Oregon sent hundreds of suppo... (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - This Sept. 12, 2018, file photo shows an Apple iPhone XR on display at the Steve Jobs Theater after an event to announce new products, in Cupertino, Calif. A Chinese national in Oregon sent hundreds of suppo...
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Chinese national in Oregon obtained almost 1,500 new iPhones from Apple in exchange for fake ones, and now faces prison and a fine after pleading guilty. More>>

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution

(Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eig... (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP). In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eig...
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A serial killer who went on a murderous spree that left 10 women dead 35 years ago is set to be executed in Florida. More>>

Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end

(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its ... (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its ...
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The result of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to be released. More>>

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

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Five search warrants have been made public in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer. More>>

The Latest: Widodo says he won't tolerate security threats

(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Indonesian soldiers extinguish burning tires during a clash between protesters and the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces i... (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Indonesian soldiers extinguish burning tires during a clash between protesters and the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces i...
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Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate. More>>

The Latest: Brexit: Senior Cabinet official quits UK govt

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Anti Brexit campaigners hold banners near Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her tattered Brexit blueprint — and to c... (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Anti Brexit campaigners hold banners near Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her tattered Brexit blueprint — and to c...
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A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. More>>

The Latest: Pelosi says Trump 'took a pass'

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., speaks during a hearing without former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who was a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, on Capitol Hill in Wa... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., speaks during a hearing without former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who was a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, on Capitol Hill in Wa...
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The chairman of the House intelligence committee has postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Department after the department agreed to hand over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. More>>

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal

(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 launches from the flight deck of th... (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 launches from the flight deck of th...
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As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran's supreme leader has said the country's president and foreign minister didn't act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. More>>

US delay to Huawei ban gives tech sector time to adjust

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Huawei's founder: US controls on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact, company is talking to Google about 'emergency relief' for smartphone business. More>>

Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Viviane and Pierre Lambert, left, parents of Vincent Lambert, arrive at the Sebastopol hospital, in Reims, eastern France, where Vincent, who is currently on artificial life supp... (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Viviane and Pierre Lambert, left, parents of Vincent Lambert, arrive at the Sebastopol hospital, in Reims, eastern France, where Vincent, who is currently on artificial life supp...
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A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across Europe. More>>

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story

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Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business. More>>

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council

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A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop violent acts. More>>

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, prize-winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina talks during a television interview in Nairobi, Kenya. The chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded said Wednesda... (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, prize-winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina talks during a television interview in Nairobi, Kenya. The chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded said Wednesda...
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Kenyan author, gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 after an illness. More>>

UK, Japan mobile operators suspend Huawei 5G phone launches

(AP Photo/Paul White). Workers clean the front of the new Huawei flagship store due to open soon in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear... (AP Photo/Paul White). Workers clean the front of the new Huawei flagship store due to open soon in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear...
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UK mobile operators Vodafone, EE put Huawei 5G phone launch on hold after US tech restrictions. More>>

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died

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U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. More>>

The Latest: Qualcomm defeat might not lower phone prices

(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, attendees look at the latest technology from Qualcomm at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Qualcomm’s stock is tumbling before Wednesday’s market open on May 22, 2019,... (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, attendees look at the latest technology from Qualcomm at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Qualcomm’s stock is tumbling before Wednesday’s market open on May 22, 2019,...
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A federal judge has ruled Qualcomm violated antitrust law. More>>

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka battles for the ball against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday... (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka battles for the ball against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday...
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Lowry scores 25 points as Raptors beat Bucks 120-102 to even Eastern Conference finals at 2 games apiece. More>>

Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final

(AP Photo/Tom Gannam). St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington blocks a shot against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference final series Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam). St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington blocks a shot against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference final series Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in St. Louis.
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Blues beat Sharks 5-1, advance to face Bruins in Stanley Cup Final. More>>

First accuser testifies at ex-NFL player's rape trial

(John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool). Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. looks at attorney Marc Carlos during his rape trial, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Vista, Calif. (John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool). Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. looks at attorney Marc Carlos during his rape trial, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Vista, Calif.
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Prosecutors to call 1st of 5 women to testify at rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr.; defense lawyers argue the sex was consensual. More>>

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes

(Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP). Film director Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniela Pick pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Wild Goose Lake' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturd... (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP). Film director Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniela Pick pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Wild Goose Lake' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturd...
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Twenty-five years to the day after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to premiere his latest, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," at the French Riviera festival. More>>

NYPD officer says he inflated charge against Eric Garner

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After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime. More>>

Trump officials to Congress: Goal is deterring Iran, not war Video included

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2019, to attend a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2019, to attend a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa.
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Iran and tensions in the Persian Gulf as well as Trump's tough talk are the subject of competing meetings in the House and Senate. More>>

Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 1, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several p... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 1, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several p...
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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. More>>

States turn to drones to predict avalanches, spot wildlife

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A new survey shows that public transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every state. More>>

Using a smartphone to sound out sign of kids' ear infections

(Dennis Wise/University of Washington via AP). In this undated photo provided by the University of Washington in May 2019, Dr. Randall Bly uses a uses a phone app and a paper funnel to focus the sound, to check his daughter for an ear infection, at the... (Dennis Wise/University of Washington via AP). In this undated photo provided by the University of Washington in May 2019, Dr. Randall Bly uses a uses a phone app and a paper funnel to focus the sound, to check his daughter for an ear infection, at the...
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Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to 'hear' a warning sign of ear infections in kids. More>>

San Francisco police chief: Journalist 'crossed the line'

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2012 file photo, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi enters a courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco polic... (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2012 file photo, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi enters a courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco polic...
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A San Francisco reporter is demanding the return of property after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender. More>>

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a Nation... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a Nation...
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Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign says, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected to the White House. More>>

Ex-partner of deceased skater Coughlin says she was abused

(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2006, file photo, Bridget Namiotka and John Coughlin perform during the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sofia, Bulgaria. One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Co... (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2006, file photo, Bridget Namiotka and John Coughlin perform during the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sofia, Bulgaria. One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Co...
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One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him in a series of social media posts of sexually assaulting her over a 2-year period. More>>

Correction: Navajo Nation-Electricity story

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No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity one by one as work advances to give power to 60,000 who don't have it. More>>

The Latest: Top officials say US doesn't want war with Iran

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2019, to attend a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2019, to attend a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa.
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Ahead of briefings on Capitol Hill, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is suggesting that the U.S. military response to Iranian threats has already had an effect. More>>

Seeking Brexit support, May offers vote on new referendum

(Andrew Matthews/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip leave after a church service near her Maidenhead constituency, England, Sunday May 19, 2019. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip leave after a church service near her Maidenhead constituency, England, Sunday May 19, 2019.
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The British government tweaking its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament's backing for Prime Minister Theresa May's deal. More>>

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns

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The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to visit her babies in hospital, and all are doing fine despite being born weeks early. More>>

Documents shine rare light on Syrian government crackdown

(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2011, citizen journalism file image made on a mobile phone, Syrian anti-government protesters carry a banner during a rally in the central city of Homs, Syria. The Syria Justice and Accountability Center, a Washi... (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2011, citizen journalism file image made on a mobile phone, Syrian anti-government protesters carry a banner during a rally in the central city of Homs, Syria. The Syria Justice and Accountability Center, a Washi...
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Documents found in abandoned Syrian government offices reveal reach of Assad's macabre security agencies. More>>

'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file). FILE - In this April 10, 2019 file photo, a sign is shown during a news conference to reintroduce "Medicare for All" legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The “Medicare for All” proposal from leading Democrats runnin... (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file). FILE - In this April 10, 2019 file photo, a sign is shown during a news conference to reintroduce "Medicare for All" legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The “Medicare for All” proposal from leading Democrats runnin...
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Generous benefits. No copays. 'Medicare for All's' rich benefits would exceed what other countries provide. More>>

Bomb-laden drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport Video included

(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). ADDS LOCATION - In this Sunday, May 19, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic transports cargo to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS A... (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP). ADDS LOCATION - In this Sunday, May 19, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic transports cargo to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS A...
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Yemen's Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it. More>>

Economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire on US firms

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019 file photo, the Texas state flag files outside the Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday, May 15, 2... (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019 file photo, the Texas state flag files outside the Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday, May 15, 2...
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The Trump administration's announcement that it plans curbs on exports of U.S. components to Chinese telecommunications powerhouse Huawei for national security reasons could hurt U.S. suppliers. More>>

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate

(Foto AP/Mary Altaffer, archivo). ARCHIVO - Aretha Franklin durante su presentación en la 85a iluminación del árbol de navidad de la Bolsa de Nueva York en Nueva York en una fotografía de archivo del 4 de diciembre de 2008. Tres testamentos escritos a ... (Foto AP/Mary Altaffer, archivo). ARCHIVO - Aretha Franklin durante su presentación en la 85a iluminación del árbol de navidad de la Bolsa de Nueva York en Nueva York en una fotografía de archivo del 4 de diciembre de 2008. Tres testamentos escritos a ...
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The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul.". More>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • NBA Finals are set: reigning Warriors vs newcomer Raptors

    NBA Finals are set: reigning Warriors vs newcomer Raptors

    Saturday, May 25 2019 11:51 PM EDT2019-05-26 03:51:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:32 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:32:01 GMT
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Drake reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tor...(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Drake reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tor...
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Drake reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tor...(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Drake reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tor...
    Finally, the finals: Raptors to play for their first title, against two-time reigning champion Warriors.More >>
    Finally, the finals: Raptors to play for their first title, against two-time reigning champion Warriors.More >>
  • Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid

    Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid

    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:33 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:02 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:02:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh, center right, celebrates with Kole Calhoun, center left, after Walsh hit a walk-off single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday, May 25, 2...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh, center right, celebrates with Kole Calhoun, center left, after Walsh hit a walk-off single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday, May 25, 2...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh, center right, celebrates with Kole Calhoun, center left, after Walsh hit a walk-off single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday, May 25, 2...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh, center right, celebrates with Kole Calhoun, center left, after Walsh hit a walk-off single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday, May 25, 2...
    Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh's single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas...More >>
    Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh's single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers.More >>
  • Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals

    Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals

    Saturday, May 25 2019 11:31 PM EDT2019-05-26 03:31:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:41:52 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, ...
    Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals.More >>
    Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals.More >>
  • BusinessMore>>

  • The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

    The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

    Saturday, May 25 2019 7:31 PM EDT2019-05-25 23:31:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.More >>
    President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.More >>
  • Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

    Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

    Saturday, May 25 2019 7:11 PM EDT2019-05-25 23:11:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Japanese business leaders, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    Trump downplays North Korean missile tests, embraces Kim Jong Un's criticism of Joe Biden.More >>
    Trump downplays North Korean missile tests, embraces Kim Jong Un's criticism of Joe Biden.More >>
  • New candidates vie to succeed UK's May with focus on Brexit

    New candidates vie to succeed UK's May with focus on Brexit

    Saturday, May 25 2019 6:31 AM EDT2019-05-25 10:31:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:42 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:42:00 GMT
    (Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister.(Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister.
    (Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister.(Yui Mok/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister.
    The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May has not officially begun but the field of contenders is quickly growing.More >>
    The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May has not officially begun but the field of contenders is quickly growing.More >>
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

    The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

    Saturday, May 25 2019 7:31 PM EDT2019-05-25 23:31:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Haneda International Airport Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo.
    President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.More >>
    President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.More >>
  • Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

    Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

    Saturday, May 25 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-05-25 15:11:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...
    Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.More >>
    Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.More >>
  • Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

    Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

    Friday, May 24 2019 6:11 PM EDT2019-05-24 22:11:16 GMT
    Saturday, May 25 2019 5:41 PM EDT2019-05-25 21:41:35 GMT
    Report: First American Financial's privacy lapse exposes bank account numbers, other personal info contained in 885 million real estate title files.More >>
    Report: First American Financial's privacy lapse exposes bank account numbers, other personal info contained in 885 million real estate title files.More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

    Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

    Saturday, May 25 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-05-25 20:21:20 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin...
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Friday April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge in California has blocked Trump from buildin...
    A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of...More >>
    A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities.More >>
  • State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

    State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

    Saturday, May 25 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-05-25 14:01:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ...(AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ...
    (AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ...(AP Photo/Butch Dill). In this May 19, 2019, photo, protesters for women's rights march to the Alabama Capitol to protest a law passed last week making abortion a felony in nearly all cases with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest in Montgomery, ...
    Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.More >>
    Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.More >>
  • Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

    Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

    Saturday, May 25 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-05-25 15:11:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2001, file photo, Norm Gissel smiles as he talks about the imminent dismantling of the former headquarters of the Aryan Nations in Hayden Lake, Idaho. Behind Gisel is a Nazi insignia painted atop...
    Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.More >>
    Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.More >>
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

    Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:11:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-05-26 06:01:56 GMT
    (Pierre-Emmanuel Deletree/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019.(Pierre-Emmanuel Deletree/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019.
    (Pierre-Emmanuel Deletree/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019.(Pierre-Emmanuel Deletree/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019.
    Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall.More >>
    Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall.More >>
  • Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

    Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

    Saturday, May 25 2019 3:01 AM EDT2019-05-25 07:01:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:42 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:42:12 GMT
    History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or, is handed out Saturday.More >>
    History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or, is handed out Saturday.More >>
  • Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

    Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

    Saturday, May 25 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-05-25 19:41:18 GMT
    Sunday, May 26 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-05-26 05:41:36 GMT
    A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book icon.More >>
    A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book icon.More >>
  • StrangeMore>>

  • Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

    Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

    Wednesday, May 22 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-05-22 05:11:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 25 2019 2:32 AM EDT2019-05-25 06:32:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ...
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Friday, May 17, 2019 photo, a sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has built what is ...
    A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse.More >>
    A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse.More >>
  • Police: Man drove drunk to pick up woman charged with DWI

    Police: Man drove drunk to pick up woman charged with DWI

    Friday, May 24 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-05-24 17:01:10 GMT
    Friday, May 24 2019 1:22 PM EDT2019-05-24 17:22:55 GMT
    Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving.More >>
    Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving.More >>
  • Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen 'Dukes of Hazzard' Sno-Cat

    Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen 'Dukes of Hazzard' Sno-Cat

    Friday, May 17 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:52:16 GMT
    Friday, May 24 2019 1:22 PM EDT2019-05-24 17:22:54 GMT
    A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat painted to look like the "General Lee" car featured in the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard.".More >>
    A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat painted to look like the "General Lee" car featured in the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard.".More >>