Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job. Trump's announcement T...

Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump "a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others" in response to Trump's com...

Oil minister says Trump should let US oil firms into Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister says President Donald Trump should allow American oil firms to do business in the Islamic Republic. Bijan Zanganeh's comments on Tuesday come ...

Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty plea to charges of endangering comrades in Afghanistan has set up a dramatic sentencing hearing that could land him in prison for life. ...

Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years. That's how long fans of his client, 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, t...

Trump, McConnell make a show of unity, despite tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous pre...

Trump getting more open to chatting in public

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely holds formal, stand-alone news conferences. But his freewheeling, last-minute Rose Garden news conference Monday is the latest example of his willingnes...

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out a...

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes hit new highs as China prepared to open a key political meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Inde...

'The Calm Before the Storm:' The Isolation and Provocation of North Korea

Over the past few months, there has been mounting concern over the provocation of North Korea and its missile tests. As most observers agree, the future of North Korea, and any action on the part of t...

Haley says Iran move strengthens Trump's hand on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that President Donald Trump is strengthening his ability to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis by threatening to abandon th...

Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

Let's assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks — backups, and even starters — who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. (He is.) ...

Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again.

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Donald Trump rarely holds formal, stand-alone news conferences, his freewheeling, last-minute Rose Garden scrum Monday was the latest example of his penchant for talk...

The Latest: Callista Gingrich confirmed as Vatican envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate's consideration of Callista Gingrich to be U.S. ambassador to the Vatican (all times local): 6 p.m. The GOP-led Senate ha...

Trump campaign racks up legal fees as Russia probes grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign to re-elect President Donald Trump has spent more than $1 million on legal fees over the last three months as the probes into possible collusion with Russians intensifie...