Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

Company withdraws application to mine near Okefenokee refuge

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A mining company has withdrawn its request for the federal government's permission to dig up minerals near the vast wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp, saying it plans to sub...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2020. There are 328 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1964...

Wisconsin lawmakers at odds over Black History Month

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's black lawmakers are feuding with one of their white colleagues after he proposed celebrating Black History Month by recognizing white abolitionists rather than letting...

Trump to tout U.S. 'comeback' at State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use next week’s State of the Union to promote what he calls the “Great American comeback,” according to a senior administration official. ...

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about h...

Trump administration to approve Keystone pipeline on US land

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday will approve a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated...

Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died. Michael Karkoc, whose ...

82nd Airborne Division to train with Colombian paratroopers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On New Year’s Eve, hundreds of Fort Bragg-based paratroopers went from relaxing at home with their families to deploying to the Middle East within hours. It's something the was ...

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, fir...

AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House adviser on Europe and Russia issues has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, two people with knowledge of his exit said Sunday....

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

RICHMOND, V.a (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, fir...

Newly released texts tie Nunes aide closer to Ukraine plot

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents released by House Democrats suggest that Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was more deeply involved than was previously known in...

Ex-Green Beret admits to scheme to take government cash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army Green Beret has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to steal money from the government that was meant to support the armed forces' mission in Afghanistan...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nanc...