House GOP chairman criticizes Trump policy on animal imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wr...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

White House: No, Trump isn't jet-lagged but full of energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials said President Donald Trump countermanded chief of staff John Kelly's guidance to take the day off when he delivered his 23-minute recap of his trip to Asia. ...

The Latest: Moore's wife defends husband, says he will fight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The wife of Alabama Senate...

Clinton jokes she's resigning from the 'Fox News presidency'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for "always talking" about her as if she'd won the presidency. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate is joking in an interv...

Trump welcomes college sports champions at WH reception

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday college sports champions at the White House, hailing the players as "great athletes." The White House said 18 NCAA teams were plann...

Democrat tries forcing Trump voter panel to provide records

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A member of President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission is asking a federal judge to issue an injunction to force the group to give him documents about what it is doing. ...

After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

BONN, Germany (AP) — As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming years to further international ...

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does. Behind their legi...

10,744 more Kennedy assassination records released

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives on Friday released 10,744 FBI records — some that have never been previously disclosed — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. ...

The Latest: Federal experts sent to South Dakota oil spill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on a pipeline still that leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota (all times local): 9:40 a.m. A federal pipeline safety a...

The Latest: Franken accuser says voters will decide his fate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The Los Angeles radio anchor who accused Sen. ...

The Latest: Trump calls Democrats 'obstructionists' on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): ___ 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the De...

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

BONN, Germany (AP) — Global talks on curbing climate change are wrapping up Friday, with progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord. The two-week negotiations focused o...

Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource

ESSEN, Germany (AP) — On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr...