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GOP health care bill is critical first test for Trump

Thu, 2017-03-09 01:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As conservatives revolt over Republican health care legislation, Donald Trump faces a crucial first test of his presidency: Can he translate his bully pulpit and popularity with conservative voters into a legislative win?...
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At least 22 dead as fire ravages youth shelter in Guatemala

Thu, 2017-03-09 01:01
SAN JOSE PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- The trouble started with a mass escape. Dozens of teens held in an overcrowded state-run shelter on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital flooded through the gates Tuesday evening, most only to be caught and locked down in their dorms....
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After lengthy mission, UN peacekeeper pullout looms in Haiti

Thu, 2017-03-09 01:01
CITE SOLEIL, Haiti (AP) -- A few dozen Brazilian troops wearing the blue helmets of the U.N. military force stroll through a dense warren of shacks in Haiti's most notorious slum, facing no greater threat than a few barking dogs along some of the same streets where pitched gunbattles between gangs and peacekeepers used to be a daily occurrence....
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China looks ahead to fall party congress, leadership changes

Thu, 2017-03-09 01:01
BEIJING (AP) -- As if any reminder were needed, delegates to China's ceremonial parliament were repeatedly told in no uncertain terms this week what job No. 1 is: "Follow the leadership of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core."...
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AP source: Cowboys to release QB Romo when NFL year begins

Thu, 2017-03-09 01:01
DALLAS (AP) -- Tony Romo's star-crossed career as the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys will soon be over....
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GOP health care bill is critical first test for Trump

Wed, 2017-03-08 22:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As conservatives revolt over Republican health care legislation, Donald Trump faces a crucial first test of his presidency: Can he translate his bully pulpit and popularity with conservative voters into a legislative win?...
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Wed, 2017-03-08 22:01
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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'Fearless Girl' statue stares down Wall Street's iconic bull

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:01
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new statue of a resolute young girl staring down Wall Street's famous Charging Bull was erected by a major asset managing firm for International Women's Day to make a point: There's a dearth of women on the boards of the largest U.S. corporations....
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Hey, Rookie! Mets' Tebow takes practice swings on wrong side

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:01
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Tim Tebow made his first rookie mistake even before stepping into the batter's box....
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Will WikiLeaks work with tech firms to defend CIA hacking?

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details it uncovered about CIA hacking tools with leading technology companies whose flagship products and services were targeted by the U.S. government's hacker-spies....
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Probe sought after AP report on church abuse allegations

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:01
A district attorney in North Carolina is asking for a state investigation of two of his assistant prosecutors who are members of a North Carolina church that former congregants say beat members and derailed criminal investigations....
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In her words: Casey Anthony talks to AP about Caylee's death

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:01
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Casey Anthony - the Florida woman accused, then acquitted, of killing her 2-year-old daughter - spoke with The Associated Press five times over a weeklong period. During the interviews, she talked about her love for her daughter, Caylee Marie, and showed photos of her and artwork she finger-painted. Anthony maintains her innocence in the death and insists she doesn't know how the last hours of Caylee's life unfolded....
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Caveman menu: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eating like a caveman meant chowing down on woolly rhinos and sheep in Belgium, but munching on mushrooms, pine nuts and moss in Spain. It all depended on where they lived, new research shows....
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FBI's Comey: 'You're stuck with me for another 6 1/2 years'

Wed, 2017-03-08 13:00
BOSTON (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday he plans to serve his entire 10-year term, even as controversy swirls over his attempt to rebut President Donald Trump's claim that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the election....
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Police: Woman in labor demanded an injection of heroin, meth

Wed, 2017-03-08 13:00
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire say a woman in labor demanded to be injected with heroin and methamphetamine before 911 could be called....
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Lily Collins forgives her father, Phi Collins, in new book

Wed, 2017-03-08 13:00
The actress daughter of Phil Collins has forgiven her father in her new book of essays....
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Republican governors complain about GOP health care plan

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:00
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Republican governors complain that a GOP proposal to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law would force millions of lower-income earners off insurance rolls or stick states with the cost of keeping them covered....
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Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:00
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society....
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Scarlett Johansson files for divorce from Romain Dauriac

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:00
Scarlett Johansson's husband was "shocked" at the star's divorce filing Tuesday and sees the move as a "pre-emptive strike" in a battle over custody of the couple's toddler daughter, his lawyer said....
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Pot for pets: Owners treat sick animals with cannabis

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:00
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Michael Fasman's 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn't want to give her painkillers because "they just knock her out."...
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