In break with tradition, Trump doesn’t host a state dinner
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn't stop talking about the red carpets, military parades and fancy dinners that were lavished upon him during state visits on his recent tour of Asia. "Magnificent," he declared at one point on the trip….
Christmas brings Northeast blizzard, bitter cold in Midwest
CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest….
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:…
Kremlin: Russia election boycott campaign may be illegal
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials should review opposition leader Alexei Navalny's calls for an election boycott to see if they might be breaking the law, the Kremlin said Tuesday, hinting at possible legal repercussions….
Winds of worry: US fishermen fear forests of power turbines
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry….
US says it negotiated $285M cut in United Nations budget
The U.S. government says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget….
‘Sound of Music’ actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 68….
Durant delivers on both ends, Warriors beat Cavaliers 99-92
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James drove to the basket in the waning seconds and Kevin Durant swatted away any chance Cleveland had at a Christmas Day comeback….
NFL protests named top sports story of 2017
DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn't stand NFL players kneeling in protest during "The Star-Spangled Banner." His angry call to fire players who didn't stand for the national anthem rekindled both the national debate over the issue and the movement itself….
Peru’s president grants medical pardon for jailed Fujimori
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads….