Backyard practice equals Olympic gold for Red Gerard
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The grand plan when Red Gerard and his brothers set down some rails and attached a tow rope to a dirt bike in their backyard wasn't all that grand….
WH response to abuse claims shines light on victims’ fears
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jennifer Willoughby and Colbie Holderness stepped forward to tell the story of how they were physically, verbally and emotionally abused by their ex-husband, who had since become a top White House aide, President Donald Trump had nothing but good things to say about the man they had accused of domestic violence….
South Korea’s Moon may be on brink of legacy-defining moment
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Peace on the Korean Peninsula….
Israeli minister says airstrikes sent clear message to Iran
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Minister of Intelligence Israel Katz said on Sunday that by striking key Iranian sites in Syria, Israel sent a clear message to Iran that it would not tolerate an Iranian military foothold on its doorstep and would act decisively to counter any further provocations….
Even when not at fault, Amtrak can bear cost of accidents
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators are still looking at how CSX railway crews routed an Amtrak train into a parked freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, last weekend. But even if CSX should bear sole responsibility for the accident, Amtrak will likely end up paying crash victims' legal claims with public money….
Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the Democrats of playing politics with classified information, asserting that their memo countering GOP allegations about the conduct of the FBI's Russia probe was a trap meant to "blame the White House for lack of transparency."…
As Olympics shift to sports, what on Earth just happened?
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — And now: sports….
3 dead in tour helicopter crash at Grand Canyon
PHOENIX (AP) — A tour helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others….
The Latest: Netanyahu: Strikes severe blows to Syria, Iran
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation between Israel and Syria and Israel's offensive against Iranian targets in Syria (all times local):…
South African ruling party leaders to meet amid Zuma limbo
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A key committee of South Africa's ruling ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday as an anxious nation awaits word on whether President Jacob Zuma will resign soon because of corruption allegations, South African media reported….