Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

VATICAN CITY (AP) — They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change ...

Trump touts ultimate peace, leaving details for later

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and pol...

Germany: Committed to meeting NATO defense spending goals

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister says the country is committed to spending 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense in keeping with its pledge to NATO.. Ursula von ...

Trump names nuclear chief Svinicki to a new five-year term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has selected Kristine Svinicki, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to lead the panel for another five years. Trump had previous...

Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramati...

The Latest: Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump has sent Cong...

Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. government has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester, England, but call...

The Latest: Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The nation's intelligence ...

The Latest: Take That unsure about Manchester dates

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Pop group...

Trump condemns against 'wicked ideology' behind terror

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned a deadly attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England as the act of "evil losers" and called on nations to band together to fi...

Pakistani opposition criticizes PM over Saudi-Trump summit

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A prominent Pakistani opposition leader has criticized the country's prime minister for an allegedly "ineffective" trip to Saudi Arabia for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. ...

Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a Palestinian assailant has stabbed an Israeli policeman in central Israel. Police say the policeman was lightly wounded in the attack in the coas...

Trump and the Fifth Amendment: It's complicated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is fickle about the Fifth. In 1990, he invoked his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination by refusing to answer 97 questions in a divorce de...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individual...

The Latest: Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 9:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with Palestinian Au...