Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."…
FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window….
Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba’s president
HAVANA (AP) — A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states….
Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he's Trump's second-most frequent caller….
Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of uncertainty in which President Donald Trump bashed the governor's insistence that troops avoid immigration-related work….
Some male sexual assault victims feel left behind by #MeToo
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?…
Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival
PARDEEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer's name on her clipboard….
Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife
HOUSTON (AP) — In his first public comments since his wife's death, former President George H.W. Bush said Wednesday that he used to tease his spouse of 73 years that he had a complex about how much people liked her….
North Korea has a new budget and it’s full of fiscal hijinks
TOKYO (AP) — Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defense and social spending. It's generous with infrastructure improvements, and is certain of unquestioning, unanimous approval in parliament….
King’s lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers
CLEVELAND (AP) — The situation was dire, requiring playoff dominance. LeBron James delivered….