Trump, GOP embrace amid political fallout from shutdown

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — As President Donald Trump's approval rating falls, the Republican Party is grasping him ever tighter. Gathering in New Mexico, the Republican National C...

Q&A: How new law, gov't shutdown can impact tax season

Tax season is almost here and this one could be tricky. It's the first year that taxpayers will be filing under the massive tax law overhaul pushed through by the Trump administratio...

Venezuela's Guaido leaps from back-bench to center stage

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The rise of Juan Guaido from back-bench obscurity to the U.S-backed, self-declared interim president of Venezuela in just three weeks has been meteoric - and by his own recog...

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday, killing five people before surrendering to a SWAT team, police said. The shooter called police to report th...

2 Fort Bliss soldiers killed, 7 hurt after training crash

OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members remain hospitalized after two military training vehicles crashed in souther...

French Olympic probe raises questions about Japanese firm

TOKYO (AP) — An investigation by French prosecutors into alleged vote-buying connected with Tokyo winning the 2020 Olympics has raised questions about one of Japan's most powerful companies, the giant...

Mother of baby in Amazon trash said pregnancy wasn't known

PHOENIX (AP) — The mother of a newborn girl found dead in a bathroom trash can at an Amazon distribution center told investigators she didn't know she was pregnant, according to court documents releas...

The Latest: Trump claims Cohen 'threatened by the truth'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to postpone public testimony to Congress (all times local): 3:25 p.m. ...

Drone sighting over New Jersey raises concern for aviation

The ability of drones to interfere with airliners — and inconvenience their passengers — has now been demonstrated on two continents, and the problem is likely to get worse as the number of small, unm...

The Latest: 4th lawsuit over outsize doses of pain medicine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on claims that hospital patients got potentially fatal doses of pain medicine (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A fourth wrongful death ...

The Latest: More police patrols near targeted Muslim enclave

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on plot to attack an upstate New York Muslim community (all times local): 2:35 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state police a...

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is postponing his public testimony to Congress. Michael Cohen won't appear as scheduled before the House Oversight a...

Israel's Netanyahu calls for probe into investigation leaks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a "serious complaint" with the country's attorney general over leaks to Israeli media by investigators involved in corruption case...

Fulham striker banished by club after getting arrested

LONDON (AP) — Fulham striker Aboubakar Kamara has been banished by the Premier League club after getting arrested for an incident at its training ground in south London. British news...

Hospital: 'Poor decisions' by staff giving outsize pain meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor's orders for potentially fatal doses of pain medicine given to at least 27 hospital patients were carried out by employees who "made poor decisions" and ignored ex...