AP Top News

Subscribe to AP Top News feed
AP Top News at 8:11 p.m. EDT
Updated: 1 hour 30 min ago

Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:16
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had protected the Democratic presidential nominee by prematurely "exonerating" her before the 2016 election....
Categories: AP News

For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:16
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out....
Categories: AP News

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:16
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago....
Categories: AP News

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:16
Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, abuse she said started in her early teens and continued for the rest of her competitive career....
Categories: AP News

Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with Trump

Wed, 2017-10-18 08:16
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department....
Categories: AP News

US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:16
MIAMI (AP) -- President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman....
Categories: AP News

Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:16
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:...
Categories: AP News

As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:16
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when - and how - the probes will end....
Categories: AP News

UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:16
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
Categories: AP News

Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrates

Wed, 2017-10-18 02:16
BEIRUT (AP) -- Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group....
Categories: AP News

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challenges

Wed, 2017-10-18 02:16
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress....
Categories: AP News

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Wed, 2017-10-18 02:16
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right....
Categories: AP News

Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm

Wed, 2017-10-18 02:16
HATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm....
Categories: AP News

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

Wed, 2017-10-18 02:16
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users....
Categories: AP News

Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Tue, 2017-10-17 23:16
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon doubled down on his criticism of the GOP establishment at a Tuesday night fundraiser for a challenger to Arizona's incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake....
Categories: AP News

Families of the fallen, and their presidents

Tue, 2017-10-17 23:16
The Associated Press spoke Tuesday with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asked them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time - George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump....
Categories: AP News

Showrunner alleges sexual harassment by Bob Weinstein

Tue, 2017-10-17 20:16
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike....
Categories: AP News

Judge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes

Tue, 2017-10-17 20:16
HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."...
Categories: AP News

Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

Tue, 2017-10-17 20:16
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet."...
Categories: AP News

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

Tue, 2017-10-17 20:16
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy....
Categories: AP News

Pages

Comment Here