Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand….
House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman….
North Korea to send cheering squad in Olympics delegation
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad to South Korea as part of its delegation to next month's Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said Wednesday, the latest in a series of conciliatory gestures the North has abruptly taken recently following a year of heightened nuclear tension….
Pope heads to Chile indigenous area after churches burned
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Looking to put Chile's sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South American nation: the plight of the indigenous Mapuche and their long-running conflicts with government authorities….
Girl’s escape exposes horror of 13 siblings kept captive
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl who looked closer to 10 jumped out a window, called 911, and showed the world the strange and secret horror she and her 12 brothers and sisters had been living through….
Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown and saying GOP leaders lack the votes to push their proposal through the House….
GOP still struggling with Trump’s remarks on Africa
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist….
‘Mama warrior’ in Miami aids children of deported migrants
MIAMI (AP) — The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?…
Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown
BANGKOK (AP) — Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy….
More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen
NEW YORK (AP) — A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct….