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Today in History Today is Saturday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2017. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2017. There are 303 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 3, 19...

Malaysian partner in Trump Vancouver project unnerved by

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian property developer Tiah Joo Kim got way more than he bargained for when he signed a licensing deal to use the Trump brand on the Trump International Hotel and T...

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UN defends refugee vetting as Trump mulls revised entry ban

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — In an office cubicle at the U.N. refugee agency, a Syrian woman and her three daughters took turns staring into a camera for iris scans. Their biometric registration, a first step...

Inauguration Day protests spur for study of police actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's police department should appoint an independent consultant to examine the actions of police on Inauguration Day, when more than 200 people were arrested an...

Trump's speech could be marked by disruption or decorum

WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum. The sergeant-at-arms will stand at the rear of the House of Rep...

WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday. ...

Brazil's Carnival revelers channel anger against president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The exuberant, sassy celebration of Carnival is giving Brazil's battered leftists a stage to vent their frustrations — even while having a good time — after a year that saw their...

Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly wary

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy has begun an annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. Iranian...

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum. The House sergeant-at-arms will stand at the rear of the House ...

State Department news briefings to resume week of March 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it will resume regular press briefings early next month. It has been criticized for not holding a briefing since President Donald Trump's ...

Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn't warm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The furies unleashed by Donald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower is about to open. ...

Rights group urges US to probe civilian deaths in Yemen raid

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent international human rights organization has urged the U.S. government to open an investigation into the deaths of civilians, including children, in a U.S. assault in Yemen. ...

Trump puts moderate GOP governors in awkward spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation's governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republicans hold 33 governorships, compared with just...