Dem senators’ report warns of Russian meddling across Europe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive counter-measures, President Donald Trump has offered no strategic plan to bolster their efforts or safeguard the U.S. from again falling victim to the Kremlin's systematic meddling….
Lawmakers seek deal on immigration, border security
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue….
After Olympic deal, S. Korea floats summit with NKorea’s Kim
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Wednesday he's open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if certain conditions are met, as he vowed to push for more talks and cooperation with the North to try to resolve the nuclear standoff….
Victim search expands as California storm, mudslides kill 13
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for its victims is not….
US decision would hit families’ pocketbooks in El Salvador
SAN SEBASTIAN SALITRILLO, El Salvador (AP) — Every two weeks, Flor Tovar receives a lifeline in the form of cash wired from her husband living in the United States….
For moms of boys, mixed emotions over sexual misconduct saga
Of the many American women dismayed by the wave of sexual misconduct scandals, there's a subgroup with distinctive hopes and fears: mothers of boys….
Iran firm says there may be survivors from tanker crash
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Iranian company whose oil tanker burst into flames after a collision in the East China Sea says there is still hope of finding survivors as 31 crew members remain missing and rescue efforts continued Wednesday….
James Franco’s New York Times talk canceled amid allegations
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times has canceled a public event with James Franco days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct….
CES tech show stuffed with gadgets we don’t need – or do we?
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's technologically possible than what people really need….
Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite mountains that blot out the horizon and for a tough, proud, rapidly aging population as curious about the approaching foreign masses as outsiders are about the place they're heading….