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Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Sun, 2017-05-21 00:13
HOUSTON (AP) -- A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump....
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Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

Sun, 2017-05-21 00:13
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals....
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New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

Sat, 2017-05-20 21:13
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States....
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Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

Sat, 2017-05-20 21:13
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested....
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Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat, flagging car for police

Sat, 2017-05-20 21:13
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield....
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Harsh sentences for IS sympathizers in Brazil test new law

Sat, 2017-05-20 18:13
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- After months of trading messages on social media praising violence by the Islamic State militant group, Leonid El Kadre de Melo said it was time to act....
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Winfrey extols life of 'inner truth' at Skidmore graduation

Sat, 2017-05-20 18:13
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey advised graduates at Skidmore College to follow their "inner truth" and live a spiritual life during a commencement speech Saturday in upstate New York....
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NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania

Sat, 2017-05-20 18:13
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport....
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The Latest: Different look to Preakness infield

Sat, 2017-05-20 15:12
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Latest on the Preakness Stakes (all times local):...
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US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

Sat, 2017-05-20 12:12
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Ignoring President Donald Trump's past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived in Saudi Arabia on the opening leg of his first international tour since taking office....
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Montana Republican goes from wary Trump backer to all-in

Sat, 2017-05-20 12:12
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- When Donald Trump visited to Montana last year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee. Gianforte later reluctantly pledged support for Trump, but tried to distance himself from him during an unsuccessful campaign to unseat the state's Democratic governor....
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Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

Sat, 2017-05-20 12:12
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle....
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Fans get one last chance to see 'Greatest Show on Earth'

Sat, 2017-05-20 12:12
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Lions, tigers and clowns, no more. Oh my....
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Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:12
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Accompanying her husband on his first international trip, U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday stepped off of Air Force One conservatively dressed in long sleeves and pants to conform to the strict dress code that Saudi Arabia enforces for its female citizens. But one thing was missing from her black and gold-belted ensemble: a head scarf....
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Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:12
HONOLULU (AP) -- After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. and fighter jets to escort the plane....
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New York enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:12
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) -- An enclave of former summer bungalows, where Nazi sympathizers once proudly marched near streets named for Adolf Hitler and other Third Reich figures, is being forced to end policies that limited ownership to people of German descent....
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Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:12
BOSTON (AP) -- An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record....
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 2017-05-20 06:12
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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Food cart shut down? Turn to Egypt's president on live TV

Sat, 2017-05-20 06:12
CAIRO (AP) -- Beaming, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sat before an audience next to a young TV presenter who praised him for his transparency and straight talk. She then selected a number of questions and complaints from thousands submitted by the public to an online page called "Ask the President."...
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