Farewell, Korea: First of 3 straight Asian Olympics ends
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It began with politics. It ends with … politics….
Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect ‘going to explode’
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."…
Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months – that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia….
NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash Saturday as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted….
Avant-garde mosque angers hard-liners in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A newly built avant-garde mosque in the heart of Iran's capital would have hard-liners shouting from the minarets – if there were any….
Syrian capital, its suburbs calm after UN cease-fire vote
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian capital and its embattled eastern suburbs were relatively calm on Sunday, following the U.N. Security Council's unanimous approval of a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, opposition activists and residents of Damascus said….
Billy Graham’s body arrives at namesake library
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Admirers took photos on their phones, fire trucks parked on freeway overpasses and police officers saluted as a motorcade carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham crossed the evangelist's beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours Saturday from his mountain chapel to namesake library in the state's largest city….
China proposes removing 2-term limit for president
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leader Xi Jinping to rule as president beyond 2023….
The Latest: Olympic closing ceremony set to get underway
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):…
After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The progression has become numbingly repetitive – mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals, the mourning, the talking heads and the calls for change that dwindle into nothingness….