Trump's remarks about changing European culture draw ire

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lament this week that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe echoed rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and t...

Kavanaugh to address his past work involving Clinton, Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before his Senate confirmation hearing, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court will need to provide information about his past experience investigating President Bill Cl...

New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began...

As Supreme Court battle roils DC, suburban voters shrug

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — It stands to shift the direction of the nation's highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousnes...

Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University on Friday settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football player...

TransCanada to move materials, prep sites for Keystone XL

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline developer said in a letter this week to a Native American tribal chairman that the company will start moving materials and preparing construction sites...

Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pot advocates celebrated the culmination of a yearslong effort to ease restrictions on the use of cannabis last month when nearly 60 percent of Oklahoma voters approved medical ma...

Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. says second-quarter earnings fell to $5.19 billion from $5.86 billion a year ago. The bank, based in San Francisco, said it had earnings of...

Radicals, extremists campaign ahead of Pakistan elections

FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is seeing an unprecedented number of extremists and militant sectarian groups — even an international terror figure with a $10 million U.S.-offered bounty on his h...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 13, the 194th day of 2018. There are 171 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 13, 1...

Feinstein fights to deny Democratic rival official party nod

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is tapping into her political Rolodex to convince California Democratic Party leaders to not formally endorse a candidate in her November race agai...

Kavanaugh's women law clerks hail Court pick as 'advocate'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Women who have served as law clerks for Judge Brett Kavanaugh have written a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee encouraging the Supreme Court nominee's confirmation. ...

Israeli Supreme Court freezes West Bank village demolition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the West Bank pending an appeal amid international opposition to the move. The co...

McConnell defends Kavanaugh's views on presidential power

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against Democrats' warnings that he might thwart the special counsel's Russia probe because he believes...

Millions from anonymous donors to influence Kavanaugh fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of dollars from anonymous donors are helping shape the fight over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Republicans and Democrats undertake a bruising battle for...