Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House and Senate Democrats say they have reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements – not including Trump's coveted border wall….
Death of 8 at Florida nursing home sounds alarms after Irma
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane-scarred Florida warily eyed the fate of its most vulnerable residents and emergency workers were urged to immediately check on those in nursing homes after eight people died in a scorching facility that lost its air conditioning in the storm….
Irma pushes Florida’s poor closer to the edge of ruin
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Larry and Elida Dimas didn't have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less….
Trump heads to southwestern Florida to survey Irma recovery
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hear directly from people affected by Irma's fury as he makes his third visit in less than three weeks to the storm-wracked South….
Malaysia fire blocks lone exit to Islamic dormitory; 23 dead
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities were investigating the cause of a fire early Thursday that blocked the only exit of an Islamic dormitory on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, killing 23 people, most of them teenagers….
Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands were still flooding across the border Thursday in search of help and safety in teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh….
Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence despite region’s fears
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's Kurds vote this month on whether or not they support independence for their enclave in the country's north, a step toward their long-held dream of statehood. The outcome, almost certain to be "yes," will further rattle a region still engulfed in the fight against the Islamic State group….
School shooting: A gun jams, and a student tries to help
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — Armed with a pistol and rifle, classmates say the shooter's face "was passive" in the hallway of a high school in a tiny Washington state town. He tried to fire a weapon, but it jammed, and another boy confronted him….
Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ guest
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a different Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night….
CLEVELAND (AP) — Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries….