Can Trump stick to a script beyond the State of the Union?
WASHINGTON (AP) — No natural orator, President Donald Trump has nonetheless shown at times that he can deliver a powerful speech that effectively outlines his vision, strikes an emotional chord and moves commentators to declare that he, at last, looks presidential. And then the teleprompter gets turned off….
Bruno Mars crashes rap’s big party at the Grammys
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards seemed poised to make this a triumphant year for rap at music's showcase event – until Bruno Mars crashed the party….
Plenty of fire and fury at 60th annual Grammy Awards
Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time's Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for artists to address sexual harassment and abuse, but also President Donald Trump, immigration and gun violence….
11 Afghan troops die in IS attack on Kabul military academy
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16….
Victims’ families: Jealousy drove car wash shooting suspect
A man suspected of gunning down four people at a Pennsylvania car wash was driven by jealousy, according to family members of the shooting victims….
GOP senators call on Trump to show restraint in Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators said Sunday that President Donald Trump would be wise to keep a public silence on an independent investigation into his 2016 campaign's contacts with Russia in the wake of news reports that he sought to fire the special counsel….
Sessions soldiers on as AG despite Trump criticism
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Sessions was in his office, looking unusually deflated. He had just received another public lashing from President Donald Trump….
Many Puerto Ricans adrift in US hotels after Hurricane Maria
NEW YORK (AP) — After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn't take long to rebuild their lives. It hasn't worked out that way….
Salt, the solution to winter’s dangers, threatens US waters
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When roads turn into ice rinks, consider trying beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste to make them safer. So say experts who fear road salt is starting to take a toll on the nation's waterways, putting everything from fish and frogs to microscopic zooplankton at risk….
Lindsey Vonn eyes some unfinished business at 2018 Olympics
Lindsey Vonn couldn't wiggle her fingers or move her wrist. Understandably, she wanted to be reassured everything would be OK….