Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomac...

Trump, the 'America First' president, goes to the UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Elected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in t...

Blue paint dumped on iconic Wall Street bull's head

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for vandals who dumped blue paint over the iconic "Charging Bull" statue on Wall Street. Authorities say the paint was noticed on the bull's head a...

New Miss America takes traditional dip in ocean after win

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new Miss America has taken the traditional morning-after dip in the ocean a day after winning the title. Cara (KAHR'-uh) Mund of North Dakota posed for...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IRMA ZEROES IN ON TAMPA BAY AREA The m...

Crossing Trump on climate, new Miss America fears no tweet

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Cara Mund is not worried that she may begin her year-long reign as Miss America by starting a Twitter war with the nation's Tweeter-In-Chief. The 23-year-o...

Pope, Orthodox leader blame 'moral decay' for ecology crisis

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians are urging political leaders to "support the consensus of the world" that climate change and other environm...

Trump rebuffs coal industry; CEO claims promise broken

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision one executive said breaks a personal pr...

Critiques fly as Tillerson struggles to define his mission

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a wood-paneled stateroom in the Philippine presidential palace, Rex Tillerson sat across from a leader who boasts of hunting down drug dealers to personally kill. Whether...

Gore wants 'Inconvenient Sequel' ideas to follow people home

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Al Gore is back in theaters talking about climate change, and he's hoping some of his ideas will make it into people's homes as well. The former vice pre...

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry spoke to the pair about the Paris Cli...

The Latest: California governor signs climate change bill

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Jerry Brown signing legislation to extend California's cap and trade climate program (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Californi...

Review: 'An Inconvenient Sequel' balances urgency and hope

Ten years ago, "An Inconvenient Truth," the groundbreaking, Oscar-winning film about Al Gore and his passionate climate change activism, ended with a simple challenge: "Are you ready to change the way...

Al Gore on 'Inconvenient Sequel,' Trump, and the environment

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Gore says he was initially frustrated by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, but says he is now more optimistic. ...

Merkel says nations must talk to Trump despite differences

PARIS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's important to keep talking with President Donald Trump even where there are clear differences. Merkel said at a news conference ...