Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A big story had broken, and President Donald Trump was seeking opinions about what to do. Reports said the second-ranking Justice Department official had sug...

SMU goes for win in OT, tops Navy 31-30 on 2-point pass

DALLAS (AP) — Hunter Thedford caught a 2-point conversion pass in the first overtime on a play that led to several minutes of discussion by officials and a review before it was held up, and SMU beat N...

Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused S...

The Latest: Fugitive priest in US after arrest in Africa

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a fugitive priest from New Mexico (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The FBI says a fugitive priest accused of child...

Iran launches air maneuvers near strategic Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency says the country's air force is carrying out a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly a third of ...

FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mysterious closure of a solar observatory in southern New Mexico earlier this month happened after the FBI started opened a child pornography investigation involving a jan...

Texas church shooting lawsuits against Air Force combined

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — All federal lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force over a Texas church shooting last year that left more than two dozen worshippers dead will be consolidated into one cas...

The Latest: UN official: Great potential for Idlib fighting

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria related developments (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A top U.N. humanitarian aid official for Syria says he sees "great potential for...

African defense expo reflects South African budget cuts

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — U.S. military aircraft and Russian sniper rifles are on display at a defense fair in South Africa, whose military is increasingly stretched because of budget cuts. ...

Israeli air force chief due in Moscow after plane downing

MOSCOW (AP) — Israel's air force chief is flying to Moscow to brief Russian President Vladimir Putin on the incident over Syria that led to the downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane. ...

Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information about its air raid, which triggered fire by Syrian forces that downed a R...

The Latest: Trump promises aid for Florence recovery

HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Carolinas to review Hurricane Florence damage (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Dona...

Trump arrives in North Carolina to survey Florence damage

HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence. Trump traveled south Wednesday as the state was ...

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied H...

The Latest: SC governor to meet with US defense officials

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in areas affected by Florence (all times local): 10 a.m. South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department ...