Trump defends vulgar immigrant comments, partly denies them
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier….
Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform
DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America….
Who’d prefer their country to Trump’s US? Norwegians would
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth….
Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide….
AP news guide: Russia probes still going strong in 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Late last year, lawyers for President Donald Trump expressed optimism that special counsel Robert Mueller was nearing the end of his probe of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. But if there was hope in the White House that Trump might be moving past an investigation that has dogged his presidency from the start, 2018 is beginning without signs of abatement. In fact, the new year set off a flurry of developments in the probes by Mueller and Congress ra…
Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced….
Arizona Republican embraces Trump in high-profile Senate bid
PHOENIX (AP) — Martha McSally wants Arizona to know she supports President Donald Trump….
John Tunney, ex-US senator from California, dies at 83
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John V. Tunney, whose successful campaign for a California seat in the U.S. Senate became the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film "The Candidate," has died. He was 83….
North Korea offers talk on art troupe’s visit to Olympics
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday that North Korea proposed that their talks next week address a North Korean art troupe's visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, rather than the participation of the nation's athletes….
Atlanta’s Matt Ryan aims for happy homecoming in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan has another shot at a happy homecoming….