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Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

Published Jan. 17 2017

In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I...

Piano Guys say inaugural performance isn't Trump endorsement

Published Jan. 17 2017

The Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump is...

King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump

Published Jan. 17 2017

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the...

Trump meets with MLK's son amid flap with Lewis

Published Jan. 17 2017

Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader...

Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets

Published Jan. 17 2017

A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can...

Revelers, rally-goers to clog DC for inauguration

Published Jan. 17 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major...

Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

Published Jan. 17 2017

A police officer fatally shot a Virginia man who shot two people and kept a hostage barricaded inside a house...

Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

Published Jan. 17 2017

An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked...

FBI arrests widow of Orlando club gunman

Published Jan. 17 2017

The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre,...

Drone schools look to woo younger pilots for commercial jobs

Published Jan. 17 2017

Leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry are trying to persuade young people who think drones are cool to consider flying...

Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn

Published Jan. 17 2017

A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors...

9 prominent early astronauts carrying on US space history

Published Jan. 17 2017

Early U.S. space history is fading with the deaths of Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon,...

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dies at 82

Published Jan. 17 2017

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message...

State summaries: Two-thirds of states face budget challenges

Published Jan. 16 2017

An AP survey finds more than half of GOP states that cut taxes on corporations and individuals in recent years...

Arkansas tries to strip Gen. Lee from Martin Luther King Day

Published Jan. 16 2017

Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of...

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

Published Jan. 16 2017

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros....

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Published Jan. 16 2017

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts...

Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

Published Jan. 16 2017

The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state,"...

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over Russia threat

Published Jan. 16 2017

The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to...

White House media may be moved

Published Jan. 16 2017

Routine media access to the White House could be a thing of the past under Donald Trump's presidency, with top...

At inaugural rehearsal, Trump sub sports military haircut

Published Jan. 16 2017

The hair was the giveaway.

Who's coming to protest

Published Jan. 16 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected in Washington for the inauguration of Donald Trump, but hundreds of thousands are...

Police must be held accountable, Lynch says

Published Jan. 15 2017

BALTIMORE—As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom....