Charity worker returns to US after being detained in Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt returned Thursday night to the United States, the White House said. Aya Hij...

Reports: US prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two media reports say U.S. prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, including its founder Julian Assange, for revealing sens...

US surveillance court denied few monitoring requests in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's super-secret intelligence court denied just nine of the more than 1,700 requests it received last year for government surveillance warrants in terrorism and espionage ca...

DC pizza shop owner: 'Pizzagate' brought community together

WASHINGTON (AP) — The owner of the Washington pizzeria at the center of the false "pizzagate" rumors says he now knows where his community is. In an opinion piece in The Washington P...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 14 China Daily on President Trump's decision not to label China a curre...

Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, nearly double the previous record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. Trump's i...

CIA director takes negative tone on group Trump has praised

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo has denounced the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service" and a threat to U.S. national security, a condemnation that differed sharp...

Photo of Ella Fitzgerald going on display at DC museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Portrait Gallery is putting up a photograph of American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, often referred to as "The First Lady of Song." The portrait is on ...

Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of President Donald Trump's top and former aides have received unwanted attention in recent days as they struggle with internal divisions, poorly worded comments and investi...

The best people? Trump's personnel picks haunt him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to boast that he only hires the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for...

Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of President Donald Trump's top and former aides have received unwanted attention in recent days as they struggle with internal divisions, blundered comments and investigati...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 11 The Chicago Tribune on United Airlines' treatment of passengers: ...

Report: US sought to monitor Trump adviser last summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newspaper report says the FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, because the governm...

Rolling Stone settles defamation case with UVa administrator

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers say Rolling Stone magazine and an administrator at the University of Virginia have reached a settlement in a defamation case over a story about an alleged gang rape...

Report: US sought to monitor Trump adviser last summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A published report says the FBI obtained a court order to monitor communications of an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump last summer. The Washington Post repor...