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Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

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1st named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, gains strength as it nears northern Gulf Coast. More>>

Italian economist to meet president amid political crisis

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All eyes are on Italian President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed the proposed euroskeptic economy minister of what would have been western Europe's first populist government. More>>

Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote

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Attention is turning to Ireland's parliament now that the country's citizens have voted in landslide numbers to remove the abortion ban from its constitution. More>>

Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

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The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Colombia set for combative runoff with divisions over peace

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Colombia's presidential election is heading into a contentious runoff between two ideological opposites as the first-place finisher in Sunday's balloting took a hardline against the country's peace deal while his rival pledged to champion the poor. More>>

Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

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A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges. More>>

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

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The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office. More>>

Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years

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Officials in Ellicott City, Maryland, say they are heartbroken to see the community so severely damaged by flooding again less than two years after a devastating flood killed two people and caused millions in damages. More>>

George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

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A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 93-year-old was experiencing low blood pressure and has been hospitalized. More>>

Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers

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One of the bloodiest World War II battles in the Pacific was waged 75 years ago this month on Attu Island in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. More>>

LeBron's 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

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LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Trump threatens another shutdown as budget battle heats up

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President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another trillion dollar-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. More>>

Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump's legal team would advise he refuse an interview with the special counsel unless his lawyers can review classified information shared with some lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling. More>>

The Latest: Alberto still strong as it approaches Gulf Coast

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1st named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, maintains strength as it nears northern Gulf Coast. More>>

US team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

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Presence of U.S. officials in North Korea raises expectations that a summit between Trump and Kim will take place after all. More>>

US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

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High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany have taken part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in northern France to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a key moment in Marine Corps history. More>>

The Latest: EU official has confidence in Italian president

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Germany's deputy foreign minister says he hopes there will be a "stable, pro-European" government in Italy soon, but has acknowledged that his country is in no position to offer advice after its own long-drawn-out effort to form a new administration. More>>

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

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British meteorologists says up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. More>>

Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

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Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing. More>>

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

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American who had been jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years has returned to the United States. More>>

More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

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A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. More>>

Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

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Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air. More>>

Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

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Scientists develop a swallowed capsule that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut. More>>

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

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Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change. More>>

The Latest: Macron: Ireland makes history with abortion vote

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Britain's prime minister welcomed the outcome of the Ireland abortion referendum, in which voters overwhelmingly chose to abolish a ban on terminations. More>>

Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

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Will Power wins the Indianapolis 500, giving team owner Roger Penkse a 17th at the prestigious event. More>>

Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

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It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age. More>>

Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

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President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct. More>>

Correction: Venezuela-Jailed American-Improbable Release

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How a secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations to secure the release of an American jailed in Venezuela. More>>

The Latest: Duque promises steady hand if elected in runoff

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Results from Colombia's first presidential election since the signing of an historic peace accord are trickling in following a contentious campaign. More>>

Conservative, leftist head to contentious runoff in Colombia

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For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box. More>>

Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info

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President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president wants details on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling before deciding on an interview with the special counsel. More>>

Pipeline pique complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopes

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Democrat Heidi Heitkamp's first Senate victory drew heavily on the American Indian vote, but it's not as assured in 2018 when she is seeking a second term. More>>

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

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President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another trillion dollar plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. More>>

The Latest: Alberto stronger on move toward US Gulf Coast

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Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. More>>

Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength

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Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. More>>

Danica Patrick ends racing career with crash at Indy 500

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Danica Patrick's racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her famous. More>>

With a roar, flash flood smashes into a Maryland community

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Roaring flash flood engulfs downtown Ellicott City, Maryland, which was hit by similar devastation in 2016 floods. More>>

The Latest: Official 'heartbroken' by flood devastation

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Heavy flooding and water rescues have been reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaked much of the state. More>>

Police: Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

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Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to an animal hospital _ and then slipped a note to a staff member. More>>

Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community

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Heavy flooding and water rescues have been reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaked much of the state. More>>

Resentment over Trump election helped fuel Weinstein case

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Resentment over Trump's election helped fuel case against Weinstein and #MeToo movement. More>>

Legal hurdles may make Weinstein's prosecution an exception

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Harvey Weinstein's arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement, but it remains uncertain whether it will be repeated in other cases involving powerful men accused of sexual misconduct. More>>

Power eludes Italy's populists, angry over president's veto

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Italy's political uncertainty worsens after premier-designate abandons bid to form a government. More>>

Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

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The brutality inflicted against African American World War II veteran Sgt. Isaac Woodard by a Southern police chief is credited with inspiring President Harry Truman to integrate the military, but few people know his name. More>>

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

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The Trump administration's harsh rhetoric and tougher policies toward immigrants have made some Spanish speakers self-conscious about speaking other languages in public. More>>

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning Video included

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Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations. More>>

The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

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Italy's premier-designate has told the president he has been unable to form what would have been western Europe's first populist government. More>>

E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

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In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did. More>>

Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

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Authorities say a female student wounded in an Indianapolis-area middle school shooting is in critical condition and a teacher who was also shot is in good condition. More>>

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

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How a secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" helped secure the release of an American jailed in Venezuela. More>>

S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

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S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization. More>>

The Latest: White House says Venezuela policy not changing

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The family of a Utah man jailed in a Venezuelan jail for two years calls his release a miracle. More>>

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

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A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck. More>>

Alicia Silverstone is divorcing husband of nearly 13 years

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Alicia Silverstone is divorcing her husband of nearly 13 years. More>>

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

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Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona. More>>

Man arrested after driver rams into 3 on Oregon sidewalk

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Authorities say a hit-and-run driver hit multiple pedestrians in downtown Portland. More>>

The Latest: Trump says Korea talks "going along very well'

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump. More>>

Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

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Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. More>>

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

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Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples. More>>

Klay Thompson has 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals

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Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers and scored 35 points, and Golden State staved off elimination with a 115-86 victory over the Houston Rockets to force a deciding Game 7. More>>

The Latest: Irish PM plans to move quickly on legal abortion

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Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban. More>>

The Latest: Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

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Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of North Korea are "going along very well." Trump told reporters, "We're doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea," adding that "there are meetings going on as we speak.". More>>

Trump stays out of messy House immigration fight

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President Donald Trump is steering clear of messy House immigration fight over the wall and young "Dreamer" immigrants. More>>

'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

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Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban. More>>

Wonder-goal, gaffes, injuries as Madrid seals CL three-peat

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Gareth Bale's mesmerizing scissor-kick helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over a Liverpool side thwarted by a pair of goalkeeping blunders and Mohamed Salah being forced off injured. More>>

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit

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White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between Trump and North Korea's leader. More>>

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

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Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines. More>>

US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

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A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. More>>

The Latest: Klopp unhappy with Ramos 'wrestling' Salah

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Kiev police say they evacuated five stations on the city's subway network after a hoax caller warned of bomb attacks. More>>

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

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South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program. More>>

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games' Video included

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President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. More>>

Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info

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President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers. More>>

Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

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LeBron's 44 points leads Cavs to 109-99 win, forces Game 7. More>>

AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

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Donald Trump's personal lawyer met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president. More>>

Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

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Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled. More>>

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

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Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules. More>>

Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault proceedings

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The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year. More>>

USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

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The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist. More>>

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

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Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change. More>>

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest Video included

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Harvey Weinstein has arrived at a police station in New York where he is expected to surrender himself to face criminal charges in a sexual assault probe. More>>

Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump is popular

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Anti-Trump Resistance makes subtle impact even in places where Trump is popular. More>>

Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniers

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Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change. More>>

Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

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President Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. More>>

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

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North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit. More>>

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

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The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season formed Friday, as the National Hurricane Center said a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto. More>>

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

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Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot. More>>

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

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Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school. More>>

The Latest: Girl critical after Indiana school shooting

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Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis hospital are being taken to a hospital and the lone suspect is in custody. More>>

Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

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Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions. More>>

Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

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President Donald Trump is steering clear of a messy House immigration fight over the border wall and young 'Dreamer' immigrants. More>>

Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

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President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers. More>>

Trump: Melania 'doing great' after recent kidney treatment

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President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania, is "doing great" nearly two weeks after a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition. More>>

Study offers new look at why our brains evolved to be so big

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A new study suggests our brains evolved to be so big largely to cope with the environmental demands our ancestors faced. More>>

The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks Video included

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President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. More>>

Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

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Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically. More>>

Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

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Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling. More>>

Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

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Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior. More>>

Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

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A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud. More>>

Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

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Meteorologists are warning that Cyclone Mekunu is expected to be "extremely severe" when it makes landfall on the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. More>>

NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

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Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall. More>>

The Latest: Putin says NKorea sovereignty should be ensured

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President Donald Trump says North Korea's latest statement on nuclear talks is "good news" and that "we will soon see where it will lead.". More>>

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

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North Korea said it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un. More>>

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows Video included

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Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background. More>>

Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

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Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 win by the Houston Rockets to put them up 3-2 in the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. More>>

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

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President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction. More>>

Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

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Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest. More>>

Israel calls on EU to end funding to pro-boycott groups

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Israel calls on EU to stop funding groups that promote boycotts against the Jewish state. More>>

The Latest: Japan says it understands Trump's caution

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A Republican senator often critical of Donald Trump says the president "made the right call" in canceling a summit with North Korea's leader. More>>

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

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Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain. More>>

MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

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Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office. More>>

Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

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An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit. More>>

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

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North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists. More>>

NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

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With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more. More>>

Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks Video included

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President Donald Trump is canceling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea. More>>

Seahawks' Baldwin says NFL "really missed it" with policy

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had harsh words for the comments made by President Donald Trump regarding the NFL's new national anthem policy, as players began to process the new mandate from the league's owners. More>>

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

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2 House lawmakers and allies of President Donald Trump are set to meet with top intelligence officials. More>>

'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump had pardoned boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. More>>

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe Video included

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Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women. More>>

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

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Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend. More>>

Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacher

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A school bus driver is facing death by auto charges stemming from a New Jersey crash that killed a student and a teacher earlier this month. More>>

APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over Gianforte assault

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The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year. More>>

The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

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U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State group fighter linked to terror attacks in Paris and Nice in 2015 and 2016. More>>

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

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As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports. More>>

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

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A couple have been found guilty of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their London backyard. More>>

Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

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China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade. More>>

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

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Rookie Jayson Tatum had 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business

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Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual. More>>

Michigan Supreme Court justice: Judges must cool rhetoric

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A Michigan Supreme Court justice has a message for judges who seem to seek vengeance: cool it, folks. More>>

China says no reason found for US staffer's sonic condition

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China says it has not yet found any explanation for a U.S. government employee's report of abnormal sensations of sound and pressure while working in the southern city of Guangzhou. More>>

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

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Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear. More>>

Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

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The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police. More>>

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

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Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. More>>

The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

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Images circulated online from Yemen's Socotra island show soaking wet residents attempting to find shelter from Cyclone Mekunu, which pounded the area on its path toward Oman. More>>

Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

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Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes. More>>

Maui's Kapalua Bay Beach tops Dr. Beach's best beach list

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A crescent-shaped beach on Maui scores the top slot on Dr. Beach's annual list of best beaches _ and don't worry, it's nowhere near the volcano. More>>

The Latest: UN chief concerned Kim-Trump summit was canceled Video included

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President Donald Trump is telling North Korea's Kim Jong Un that the world is losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth.". More>>

Ovechkin, Holtby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

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Capitals win Game 7, advance to Stanley Cup Final for first time since 1998. More>>

North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

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A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump. More>>

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

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APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. More>>

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

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Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports. More>>

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

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A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. More>>

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

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Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack. More>>

The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

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Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US. More>>

After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

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From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings. More>>

Mexican Mafia busted for running crime in LA County jails Video included

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U.S. prosecutors have charged more than 80 members of the violent Mexican Mafia gang with taking part in a conspiracy to run drugs and carry out violent assaults ordered from inside Los Angeles County jails. More>>

Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning 'slow, painful'

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Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her father in a nerve agent attack, says their recovery has been slow and painful, in her first public statement since the poisoning. More>>

Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. More>>

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

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NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. More>>

Stylist: Man with Vegas gunman's name talked concert attack

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Police in Las Vegas are promising to release dispatch logs and additional officer reports about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More>>

Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane Video included

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Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out. More>>

Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential

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A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?. More>>

Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

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When Tom Kelly's relatives got word almost 74 years to the date that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them. More>>

Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

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Milwaukee police are poised to release body camera footage from the officers who used a stun-gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown during a January arrest. More>>

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un Video included

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The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track. More>>

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate' Video included

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President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department. More>>

AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

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White House adviser Jared Kushner _ who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law _ has been granted a permanent security clearance, according to a person with knowledge of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the matter. More>>

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

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President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement. More>>

The Latest: Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

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The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant officers using a stun gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown. More>>

Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

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Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses. More>>

Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siege

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The southern Philippine city of Marawi is marking the anniversary of a five-month siege by Islamic State group-aligned fighters with hundreds of displaced still in emergency shelters and the lingering threat of militants and unexploded bombs. More>>

US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure

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The State Department says a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure. More>>

Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

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North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuke test closing, after protest over military exercises. More>>

Emergency call: 'I got attacked by a mountain lion'

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Recordings of emergency calls about a fatal cougar attack in Washington state over the weekend detail how a dispatcher calmly struggled to figure out where it occurred and how worried the surviving victim was about his friend. More>>

Philip Roth: a generation's defining voice

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In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return. More>>

High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race

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Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor. More>>

3 more teens charged in death of Maryland police officer

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A 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore County police officer has been ordered held without bail by a judge who called him a "one-man crime wave.". More>>

BE MINE: Maker of candy hearts, Necco Wafers sold at auction

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The 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day is up for grabs in bankruptcy court. More>>

Estimated 7,000 bodies may be buried at former asylum

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Officials in Mississippi believe the remains of as many as 7,000 former patients at an asylum could be lying in an empty, grassy field on a university campus. More>>

Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud. More>>

APNewsBreak: Prosecutor interviewing Schneiderman accusers

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A special prosecutor has started interviewing women whose abuse allegations led to former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's resignation. More>>

Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs

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Scientists now can estimate how much the different types of life on Earth weigh and humans don't nearly measure up to plants, bacteria or even earthworms. More>>

Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections. More>>

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

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Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85. More>>

Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

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The body of a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas has arrived in the port city of Karachi, where her family lives. More>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • LeBron's 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

    LeBron's 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:14:42 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:26:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James soars to dunk in front of Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) and forward Marcus Morris (13) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, ...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James soars to dunk in front of Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) and forward Marcus Morris (13) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, ...
    LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the...More >>
    LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.More >>
  • 'King of Clay' Nadal starts bid for 11th French Open title

    'King of Clay' Nadal starts bid for 11th French Open title

    Monday, May 28 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:47:41 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 4:54 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:54:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Spain's Rafael Nadal prepares to serve the ball, during his semifinal match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Nadal came out on top in a matchup of this y...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Spain's Rafael Nadal prepares to serve the ball, during his semifinal match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Nadal came out on top in a matchup of this y...
    Rafael Nadal headlines second day at the French Open as he starts his bid for an 11th title at Roland Garros.More >>
    Rafael Nadal headlines second day at the French Open as he starts his bid for an 11th title at Roland Garros.More >>
  • Sargent set to be latest teenager to make US soccer debut

    Sargent set to be latest teenager to make US soccer debut

    Monday, May 28 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-05-28 06:24:25 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:48:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). United States' Josh Sargent passes the ball during soccer practice at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). United States' Josh Sargent passes the ball during soccer practice at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Josh Sargent is set to be the latest teenager to debut for the US national team after scoring four goals at last year's Under-20 World Cup, three at the Under-17 World Cup and then signing with Germany's Werder...More >>
    Josh Sargent is set to be the latest teenager to debut for the US national team after scoring four goals at last year's Under-20 World Cup, three at the Under-17 World Cup and then signing with Germany's Werder Bremen.More >>
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Italian economist to meet president amid political crisis

    Italian economist to meet president amid political crisis

    Monday, May 28 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-05-28 07:34:24 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:55:04 GMT
    (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian President Sergio Mattarella addresses the media after meeting Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders'...(Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian President Sergio Mattarella addresses the media after meeting Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders'...
    All eyes are on Italian President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed the proposed euroskeptic economy minister of what would have been western Europe's first populist government.More >>
    All eyes are on Italian President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed the proposed euroskeptic economy minister of what would have been western Europe's first populist government.More >>
  • Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

    Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:14:22 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:54:59 GMT
    (South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP). In this May 26, 2018 photo provided on May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, is guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong...(South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP). In this May 26, 2018 photo provided on May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, is guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong...
    The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean...More >>
    The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • 2 women struck by lightning as summer storms lash Germany

    2 women struck by lightning as summer storms lash Germany

    Monday, May 28 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:44:30 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:54:35 GMT
    (Julian Staehle/dpa via AP). In this May 27, 2018 photo thunderbolts are reflected near Premnitz, eastern Germany.(Julian Staehle/dpa via AP). In this May 27, 2018 photo thunderbolts are reflected near Premnitz, eastern Germany.
    German authorities say two women have been seriously injured after being struck by lightning in the western city of Bochum.More >>
    German authorities say two women have been seriously injured after being struck by lightning in the western city of Bochum.More >>
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • 'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:54:42 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:45:05 GMT
    (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."(Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.More >>
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.More >>
  • Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration 'DNA'

    Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration 'DNA'

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:14:03 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:28:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this May 15, 2018 photo, filmmakers Li-Shin Yu, left, and Ric Burns discuss their new PBS documentary "The Chinese Exclusion Act," during an interview, Tuesday May 15, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this May 15, 2018 photo, filmmakers Li-Shin Yu, left, and Ric Burns discuss their new PBS documentary "The Chinese Exclusion Act," during an interview, Tuesday May 15, 2018, in New York.
    The filmmakers of a documentary about the Chinese Exclusion Act say if viewers end up with a sense of deja vu between the film's subject and current events, that's pretty much the point.More >>
    The filmmakers of a documentary about the Chinese Exclusion Act say if viewers end up with a sense of deja vu between the film's subject and current events, that's pretty much the point.More >>
  • Danica Patrick ends racing career with crash at Indy 500

    Danica Patrick ends racing career with crash at Indy 500

    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:54:09 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:07:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018.
    Danica Patrick's racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her famous.More >>
    Danica Patrick's racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her famous.More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • 'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:54:44 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:45:05 GMT
    (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."(Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.More >>
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.More >>
  • Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:44:14 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:44:53 GMT
    (Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...(Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.More >>
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.More >>
  • Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

    Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

    Monday, May 28 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-28 05:44:29 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:44:45 GMT
    (Christian Kahahawai/Kahahawai Photography via AP). This May 29, 2016 photo provided by Christian Kahahawai shows Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama planting huli, or taro seedlings at her farm in Hanalei, Kauai island, Hawaii. Farmers on the Hawaiian island o...(Christian Kahahawai/Kahahawai Photography via AP). This May 29, 2016 photo provided by Christian Kahahawai shows Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama planting huli, or taro seedlings at her farm in Hanalei, Kauai island, Hawaii. Farmers on the Hawaiian island o...
    Farmers say Hawaii should brace for a shortage of its traditional crop taro after record-breaking rains flooded their fields on the island of Kauai last month.More >>
    Farmers say Hawaii should brace for a shortage of its traditional crop taro after record-breaking rains flooded their fields on the island of Kauai last month.More >>
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