Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday amid doubts on the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slip...

Image-conscious China appoints new global propaganda czar

BEIJING (AP) — China's increasingly image-conscious government has appointed a trusted member of the ruling Communist Party to head up its international propaganda operation. Former ...

Anti-Trump images become big business for DC projectionist

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a city with a long tradition of leftist street activism, Robin Bell has become something of a D.C. celebrity. Every few weeks, Bell puts messages of protest on t...

Trump plan rolls back Obama's coal emissions standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, the Clean Power Plan that restricts greenhouse gas emissions ...

Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. ...

Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said that a hacking group tied to the...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2018. There are 132 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 21...

The Latest: EPA to reveal rule changes on coal-fired plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plan to roll back the centerpiece of Obama-era efforts to slow global warming(all times local): 8:20 p.m. ...

Trump fears a Mueller interview could bring perjury charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing concern that anything he tells special counsel Robert Mueller under oath could be used to charge him with perjury as part of Mueller's ongoing in...

Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. ...

MS-13 member pleads guilty in slaying of 4 on Long Island

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A member of the MS-13 street gang has pleaded guilty to participating in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island. Prosecutors say 1...

Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon. Lanny Davis tells ...

Business Highlights

___ US firms to Trump: Don't raise tariffs on more Chinese goods WASHINGTON (AP) — Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building mat...

The Latest: Dem seeks vote to restrain Trump on clearances

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's efforts to strip officials' security clearances (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The ranking Democrat on the Se...

AP EXPLAINS: Trump tweets stir up ghosts of McCarthy, Nixon

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump, tweeting over the weekend, invoked both McCarthyism and the Watergate scandal, two of the most-debated chapters of recent American political history. Here's a b...