The Latest: House OKs budget deal, ending shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and spending legislation (all times local):…
Kim Jong Un’s sister begins unprecedented South Korea visit
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister arrived in South Korea on Friday to begin an unprecedented three-day visit in which she will attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and then sit down with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a luncheon at the presidential Blue House in Seoul….
In cold, poor South Korean mountains, Winter Olympics begin
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The world starts watching now. At least, when it comes to sports….
The Latest: Fans brave cold as Pyeongchang Olympics open
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):…
Global shares sink after major US index enters correction
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock prices sank Friday after the Dow Jones industrials on Wall Street plummeted more than 1,000 points, deepening a week-long sell-off….
Higher budget deficits a likely factor in stock market rout
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stock market may just have fired off a warning shot to the Trump administration and Congress about their plans to blow up the size of the federal deficit….
Kelly getting scrutiny after senior aide’s resignation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure mounted on White House chief of staff John Kelly Thursday as questions swirled about his defense of a senior aide he fought to keep in a highly sensitive West Wing job despite accusations of spousal abuse from two ex-wives….
Rio Carnival evolves into low-cost street party extravaganza
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the pricy samba school parades….
Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes – including several medal favorites – into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony….
Cavs revamp roster at trading deadline hoping LeBron stays
CLEVELAND (AP) — Once summer rolls around, LeBron James stars on a different stage….