Top AP photos of 2019 range from the epic to the intimate

Ours is a world of sweeping vistas, and intimate scenes. In 2019, Associated Press photographers captured both. A single Border Protection officer stands in the rain at the border; ...

Stocks up with hopes that US-China trade deal still on track

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Wednesday and recouped some of their losses from prior days on hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Tr...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. Benchmarks in Tokyo, H...

Bolsonaro vs NGOs: Amazon town becomes ground zero for spat

ALTER DO CHAO, Brazil (AP) — A sleepy Amazon town has become the flashpoint for the growing hostility between Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and environmental groups following the arrest ...

Forever war: US and China struggle to defuse trade conflict

Businesses and investors have been nervously monitoring U.S.-China trade talks for months, hoping the world’s two biggest economies can de-escalate their trade war and restore some predictabilit...

Man City finds stride in 4-1 victory vs Burnley; Palace wins

LONDON (AP) — After the lights went out in the changing room, Manchester City finally found a way to shine on the pitch again. City bounced back from its disappointing draw at Newcas...

Trump against the world: A snapshot of his trade disputes

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are lots of ways, it seems, to land on one of President Donald Trump’s tariff hit lists. Countries can allegedly steal U.S. trade secrets. Or they can introdu...

Forever war: US and China struggle to defuse trade conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses and investors have been nervously monitoring U.S.-China trade talks for months, hoping the world’s two biggest economies can de-escalate their trade war and restore some p...

Stocks slump as Trump says trade deal with China can wait

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply in early trading Tuesday after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year and threatened to impose tariffs on F...

The Latest: Trump says Macron has insulted NATO alliance

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in London (all times local): 9:45 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent commen...

France threatens EU retaliation over US wine tariff plan

PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister is threatening a “strong European riposte” if the Trump administration follows through on a proposal to hit French wine, cheese, handbags and other products with...

Impeachment shadows Trump on trip to NATO leaders meeting

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicks off a two-day whirlwind of meetings with NATO alliance members, but his focus appears to remain centered on the impeachment inquiry playing out at home. ...

US proposes tariffs on up to $2.4 billion in French imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing tariffs on up to $2.4 billion worth of French imports — from Roquefort cheese to handbags — in retaliation for France’s tax on American tech gia...

Amazon pulls Auschwitz 'Christmas ornaments' after protest

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site. Amazon...

Playing catch up: Premier League round to air live in UK

LONDON (AP) — Before Clive Tyldesley clambers up to the Old Trafford gantry and picks up his microphone to be part of a landmark week in Premier League broadcasting, he reminisces about being silenced...