Trump puts aside the feud with media for a night at Gridiron
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump engaged in a good-natured duel of one-liners with political rivals and the press at the annual Gridiron Dinner this weekend, largely putting aside his ongoing criticism of the media for a night….
A year later, the Oscars return to the scene of the flub
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The (right) envelope, please….
China sets stage for Xi’s historic grab to rule indefinitely
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather from Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts to prevent a return to crushing dictatorship….
As Italy votes, Europe fears populist, euroskeptic gains
ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday in one of the most uncertain elections in years and one that could determine if Italy will succumb to the populist, euroskeptic and far-right sentiment that has swept through Europe….
South Korea to send high-level officials to North for talks
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president will send a delegation led by his national security director to North Korea this week for talks on how to ease nuclear tensions and help arrange the restart of dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, officials said Sunday….
Power outages, flooding linger following powerful nor’easter
BOSTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of utility workers in the Northeast raced to restore power to more than 1.5 million homes and businesses just days after a powerful nor'easter caused flooding and wind damage from Virginia to Maine….
Police investigate why student gunned down his parents
Investigators were trying to figure out why a Central Michigan University student charged with fatally shooting his parents acted so strangely the day before the killings that he was taken to a hospital….
Merkel set for 4th term after Social Democrats OK coalition
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Social Democratic Party said Sunday its members have voted in favor of joining a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, clearing the last major hurdle to the formation of a new government and a fourth term for the veteran German chancellor….
West Virginia teachers: No raise? No school; strike goes on
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice….
Bagley’s big 2nd half leads No. 5 Duke past No. 9 UNC, 74-64
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With No. 5 Duke trailing its fiercest rival and struggling to match the magnitude of the moment, coach Mike Krzyzewski had a simple message for his team….