THE LATEST: LAVROV SAYS SWAPPING AMERICAN NOT ON HORIZON

MOSCOW - The Latest on the Russian foreign minister's annual news conference : 1:05 p.m. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow isn't...

SWEDEN LOOKS SET TO END DEADLOCK, KEEP LOFVEN AS PREMIER

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A left-wing party in Sweden says it won't oppose caretaking Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in attempting to form...

 
 
 

GREEK PARLIAMENT GEARS UP FOR MIDNIGHT CONFIDENCE VOTE

ATHENS, Greece - Greek lawmakers are gearing up for a confidence vote in the left-wing government, which lost its parliamentary majority...

RUSSIA SAYS US IGNORED OFFER TO INSPECT CONTROVERSIAL WEAPON

MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister says that the U.S. has ignored Moscow's proposal to inspect a Russian missile that Washington says...

 
 
 

2 CAMBODIAN OPPOSITION POLITICIANS GET BANS DROPPED

PHNON PENH, Cambodia - A veteran Cambodian politician and his son have become the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics...

BARR SEEKS TO ASSURE SENATORS HE WON'T BE A TRUMP LOYALIST

WASHINGTON - Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White...

 
 
 

BARR SEEKS TO ASSURE SENATORS HE WON'T BE A TRUMP LOYALIST

WASHINGTON - The Washington veteran nominated to be attorney general has tried to assure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to...

SENATORS CONSIDER FORMER LOBBYIST AS EPA'S PERMANENT CHIEF

WASHINGTON - Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler's past lobbying work is expected to draw scrutiny at his confirmation...

 
 
 

VENEZUELA'S OPPOSITION OUTLINES ROADMAP FOR POWER TRANSFER

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has declared President Nicolas Maduro "illegitimate," moving a step...

SENATORS ASK FDA TO UPDATE RULES ON CERTAIN POT PRODUCTS

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations...

 
 
 

PLAN WOULD PERMIT DRONE FLIGHTS OVER CROWDS

The proposals would expand civilian drone flights while also tightening security.

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND TAKES MAJOR STEP TOWARD WHITE HOUSE RUN

NEW YORK - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory...

 
 
 

WASHINGTON LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SKIPS SPEECH OVER GUN FEARS

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state's lieutenant governor declined to preside at Gov. Jay Inslee's State of the State speech Tuesday,...

IVANKA TRUMP TO WORK ON WORLD BANK PRESIDENT SEARCH

WASHINGTON - The White House says Ivanka Trump will take part in the nomination process for a new head of the World Bank. The senior...

 
 
 

SAN ANTONIO-AREA MOTHER, TEEN DAUGHTER DIED OF SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO HEAD

The Bexar County medical examiner releases causes of death for two of three people fatally shot at a home in far Northwest Bexar County.

FEDERAL WORKERS TAKE ON ODD JOBS TO MAKE ENDS MEET

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out a side job...

 
 
 

DEFENSE LAWYER LINKS KILLING OF SAN ANTONIO WOMAN LEFT BURNING ON ROAD TO ARYAN BROTHERHOOD

Jurors in a cold case murder trial heard prosecutors say Tuesday the gruesome killing and burning of a woman who was left on a Southeast...

MNUCHIN URGES SENATORS TO SUPPORT EASING RUSSIA SANCTIONS

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging Republican senators to support the Trump administration's decision to ease...

 
 
 

GIANT ROTATING ICE DISK DRAWS ATTENTION, VISITORS

WESTBROOK, Maine - Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is...

AMID SHUTDOWN, TEXAS GOVERNOR SIDESTEPS BORDER WALL DEBATE

AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Greg Abbott has made no mention of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall after taking the oath for...

 
 
 



Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

Kenya's president declared early Wednesday that an attack by terrorists on a luxury hotel and shopping complex had ended, and that 14 people were killed, including an American... Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...