Senators to press Tillerson and Mattis on new war authority
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security brain trust faces Congress on the need for a new war authorization as the deadly ambush in Niger is igniting a push among many lawmakers to update the legal parameters for combat operations overseas….
Health law sign-ups start, and some see a ‘hostile takeover’
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn't making it easy – cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process….
Ship with sailors rescued at sea reaches US base in Okinawa
WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Japan (AP) — Two women from Hawaii who were adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months set foot on solid ground Monday at a U.S. Naval base in southern Japan….
Catalans return to work after Spain takes charge of region
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's civil servants returned to work Monday for the first time since Spain's central government rejected an independence declaration by firing the region's elected leaders and taking direct control….
Trump comes ahead with fresh criticism of Russia inquiry
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed renewed frustration Sunday over the investigations into alleged ties between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, saying on Twitter that the "facts are pouring out" about links to Russia by his former presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton….
Wounded soldier’s wife expected to testify against Bergdahl
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Emotional testimony is expected Monday when the wife of a seriously wounded soldier takes the stand during the sentencing hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl….
Duterte visits Japan, says talks needed with Kim Jong Un
TOKYO (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said someone should talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and reassure him that nobody is out to remove him or destroy his country….
‘We made it’: Imprisoned at 15, lifer goes free at 43
DETROIT (AP) — Bobby Hines stepped forward, smiling as he embraced the sister of the man he was convicted of killing….
Spacey apologizes after actor alleges past sexual advance
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kevin Spacey said Sunday he is "beyond horrified" by allegations that he made a sexual advance on a teen boy decades ago….
Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in 10th, lead World Series 3-2
HOUSTON (AP) — When the winning run finally came sliding across home plate on Alex Bregman's single, more than five unforgettable hours after the first pitch, a frantic Carlos Correa sprinted toward his Houston Astros teammates in the middle of the diamond….