As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages
WASHINGTON (AP) — The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president's family….
Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's eldest son revealed Tuesday that he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government, disclosing a series of emails that marked the clearest sign to date that Trump's campaign was willing to consider election help from a longtime U.S. adversary….
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US-led coalition: Amnesty report on Mosul ‘irresponsible’
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition said Wednesday that an Amnesty International report accusing its forces of violating international law during the fight against the Islamic State group in Mosul is "irresponsible."…
Missile Wars: Where North Korea stands after ICBM launch
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on the cusp of having something his father and grandfather could only dream of – the ability to unleash a nuclear attack on the United States….
The Latest: Hospital says Liu Xiaobo has respiratory failure
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the medical condition of China's imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo (all times local):…
Tiny Qatar is living large despite monthlong Arab siege
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It's been more than a month since four Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to Qatar, but in the gas-rich Gulf nation's glimmering malls and luxury hotels there is little sign of hardship….
Detained Iranian researcher sent back to home country
BOSTON (AP) — An Iranian cancer researcher who was detained at Boston's Logan International Airport has been sent back to his home country….
Trump’s FBI pick to face questions about independence
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to lead the FBI faces a confirmation hearing Wednesday that will undoubtedly focus on the political tumult surrounding his nomination, with both Democrats and Republicans seeking assurances of his independence from the White House….
How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child’s brain
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom….