In Puerto Rico, mayor begs for aid as Trump praises response
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged Friday to spare no effort to help Puerto Ricans recover from Maria's ruinous aftermath even as San Juan's mayor, her voice breaking with rage, accused his administration of "killing us with the inefficiency."…
Being called a ‘good man’ by Trump is sometimes an omen
BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — Sometimes it's better not to be a nice guy….
Iraqi military preparing to take control of Kurdish borders
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's military prepared Saturday to take control of the international borders of the northern Kurdish region….
Dubai dreams of flying taxis darting among its skyscrapers
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With a whirling buzz from 18 rotors, the pilotless helicopter gently lifted off the ground and soared up into the afternoon sky, the spire of the world's tallest building visible behind it….
For GOP women in politics, a needle that’s not moving
The president of Emily's List rose to the podium at a recent New York fundraiser to make a proud announcement: More than 18,000 women had contacted the group since Election Day, looking to explore running for office – "an explosion," she called it….
Parents and students occupy schools to defend Catalan vote
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Parents, children and activists in Catalonia are starting a day of activities after spending the night in schools designated as polling stations for Sunday's vote on the region's independence from Spain….
Mormons tune in to hear guidance from top leaders
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormons around the world will tune in Saturday to hear guidance from the religion's top leaders during a twice-yearly conference in Utah….
Friend: Slain Georgia officer the ‘absolute kindest person’
CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer killed while investigating a stolen vehicle is being remembered as a devoted wife and mother who was always willing to help others….
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see….
Pullman Party: No. 16 Washington State beats No. 5 USC 30-27
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Mike Leach and his team were engulfed in a sea of crimson on the turf of Martin Stadium, reveling in a rare occurrence for Washington State football….