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Hostage release not a cure for long-damaged US-Pakistan ties

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Pakistan are hailing the release of a Taliban-held U.S.-Canadian family as a cautious...

Jury 'near consensus' in 2016 NYC bombing that hurt 30

Published Oct. 14 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury said Friday it was near consensus but won't deliver a verdict before Monday on...

Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and...

Trump won't pull out of 'worst' Iran nuclear deal — for now

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday angrily accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 international nuclear accord, blaming...

Immigrant teen's advocates: US pushing anti-abortion agenda

Published Oct. 14 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Shortly after taking over the U.S. government office that oversees facilities for unaccompanied immigrant children, Scott Lloyd...

Federal officials target harassment in National Park Service

Published Oct. 14 2017

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A survey of National Park Service employees found widespread complaints of harassment and discrimination in the...

EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements...

Sheriff again shifts time gunfire started in Vegas massacre

Published Oct. 14 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events Friday in a shifting timeline surrounding the...

Teams report first progress against wine country wildfires

Published Oct. 14 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A fifth day of desperate firefighting in California wine country brought a glimmer of hope...

Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

Published Oct. 13 2017

Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It's the...

Health care end run reflects Trump frustrations

Published Oct. 13 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end...

Searchers look for bodies in California's charred ruins

Published Oct. 13 2017

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams, some with cadaver dogs, started looking for bodies Thursday in parts of California wine...

Official: Vegas hotel didn't immediately report gunfire

Published Oct. 13 2017

Mandalay Bay hotel officials didn't notify police about a shooting in a hallway inside the high-rise until after Stephen Paddock...

Hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

Published Oct. 12 2017

A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with...

Man tried to reach his wife of 75 years, both died in blaze

Published Oct. 12 2017

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Rippey stood among pieces of metal, porcelain and other remnants of the California home where...

Ryan says bump stocks should be addressed by regulation

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules would be "the smartest, quickest" way to regulate the device the gunman in the...

Paltrow, Jolie accounts may have sealed Weinstein's fate

Published Oct. 12 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They waited years to speak, but two of Hollywood's most powerful women might have helped seal...

Republicans blame Senate GOP for stalled Washington agenda

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington — Senate Republicans.

Facebook's Sandberg, lawmakers meet amid Russia probe

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Facebook's top executives met Wednesday with House members investigating the company's Russia-linked ads and told...

Trump says US nuke force must be in 'tiptop shape'

Published Oct. 12 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants the U.S. nuclear arsenal in "tiptop shape" but has not...

Puerto Rico investigates post-Maria disease outbreak

Published Oct. 12 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Four deaths in Hurricane Maria's aftermath are being investigated as possible cases of a...

Ashes, stinging smoke mark devastation in wine country

Published Oct. 11 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — In neighborhood after neighborhood, all that remains are the smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke from...

White House requests $5B for Puerto Rico

Published Oct. 11 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday asked Congress for $5 billion to ease a fiscal crisis striking the...