Ex-FBI Director James Comey to lecture at Howard University

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey — the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump — will give a series of lectures at Howard University. The historically black college in the nation's...

Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. ...

US stock indexes hit a wall following two-day rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks hit a wall on Wednesday and gave back some of their gains from a day earlier, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index had one of its best days of the year. Th...

Germany's Merkel says "America first" attitude will hurt US

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands the support in the United States for the "America first" attitude that got President Donald Trump elected, but that in the end it wil...

The Latest: Trump criticizes GOP senator by name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump is naming Senate Republican names. Trump ...

US envoy briefs Pakistan army chief on Trump's Afghan plans

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Pakistan has met with that country's army chief two days after President Donald Trump warned Pakistan to stop harboring insurgents who are battling U.S. forces ...

A brief explainer on NAFTA after latest Trump bashing

President Donald Trump, at an event in Phoenix, said that the U.S. will "end up probably terminating" the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico "at some point." ...

Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it. Wilson launched the fun...

Clinton: My 'skin crawled' as Trump hovered on debate stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled." She says in her upcoming...

Key UN panel urges US to reject racist hate speech, crimes

GENEVA (AP) — A top U.N. body on racial discrimination has taken an unusual step in calling on the United States to "unequivocally and unconditionally" reject racist hate speech and crimes following a...

Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on Mideast peace

CAIRO (AP) — White House adviser Jared Kushner has touched down in Cairo, the latest stop on his Mideast trip to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. ...

Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming the media for the condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists. H...

Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice...

Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice...

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating n...