Trump, Xi present united front despite differences
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to present a united front with Chinese President Xi Jinping following two days of meetings Thursday, despite lingering differences over trade and North Korea….
Trump cooperates with Chinese effort to control image
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump was a cooperative partner for Beijing's sweeping efforts to control the message of his heavily choreographed visit to China….
North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online….
Pence, Abbott attend vigil for victims of church shooting
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott at a memorial service for the victims of Sunday's massacre at a small-town Texas church….
Las Vegas shooting victims still searching for their heroes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As soon as Chris Gilman knew she would survive the gunshot wound she sustained in the Las Vegas massacre, she wanted to find the two strangers who saved her life – a man and woman whose names she didn't even know….
IS militants evacuate last stronghold in Syria to government
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian war monitor says Islamic State militants have withdrawn from their last stronghold following a government offensive….
Democrats see wins as momentum for 2018 state elections
Sweeping Democratic victories in Virginia and key gains in other 2017 state legislative races have lifted Democratic hopes of even bigger wins in next year's midterm elections, as they seek a greater voice in how political districts will be redrawn for the decade to come….
Senate bill to unwrap with tax cuts, end to local deduction
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate version of the Republicans' high-stakes tax overhaul is set to be unveiled with billions in tax cuts for people and corporations, repeal of the federal deduction for state and local taxes, and a likely compression of the personal income tax brackets from seven to four….
Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month before it's supposed to hit theaters….
Sri Lanka says it will investigate alleged torture of Tamils
NEW DELHI (AP) — Sri Lanka says it will investigate allegations by more than 50 ethnic Tamils that they were abducted and tortured by police or army soldiers long after the nation's civil war ended….