Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters….
Pressure, criticism mount for Trump after Charlottesville
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As President Donald Trump remained out of sight and silent, pressure mounted from both sides of the aisle for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups involved in deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia….
Will NKorea’s Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly – but the latest escalation won't likely go away quite so easily….
Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise….
More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the U.S. in nearly a century….
Critiques fly as Tillerson struggles to define his mission
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a wood-paneled stateroom in the Philippine presidential palace, Rex Tillerson sat across from a leader who boasts of hunting down drug dealers to personally kill. Whether he'd confront his host for letting police kill thousands – and how forcefully – was being closely scrutinized for proof the Trump administration has any commitment to human rights….
Third of Syrian refugee kids not in school, despite pledges
MANSHIYEH, Jordan (AP) — Since his family fled civil war in Syria five years ago, 15-year-old Ali al-Sbehi hasn't set foot in a school….
Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property….
18 killed in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso capital
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the last two years….
One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile….