US News | National News | World News | International News - WFSB 3 Connecticut

U.S. & World News

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

Updated:

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

Updated:

The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year. More>>

South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

Updated:

South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea. More>>

Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

Updated:

Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents. More>>

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Updated:

The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space. More>>

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

Updated:

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.". More>>

Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

Updated:

Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections. More>>

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Updated:

Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans. More>>

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Updated:

A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war. More>>

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

Updated:

The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina. More>>

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

Updated:

Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to emerge from decades of bloody conflict. More>>

Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

Updated:

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. More>>

On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

Updated:

'Black Panther' is the big winner at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, taking home four trophies including best movie. More>>

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine, and some are worried

Updated:

Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant. More>>

120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

Updated:

A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler. More>>

No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

Updated:

Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion. More>>

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Updated:

Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. More>>

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

Updated:

Leaders of Germany's governing conservative parties are holding separate meetings to mull their next steps in a dispute over migration that has escalated into a threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. More>>

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

Updated:

The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems. More>>

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

Updated:

The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. More>>

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

Updated:

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. More>>

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

Updated:

Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas. More>>

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

Updated:

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "is a moral and humanitarian crisis.". More>>

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

Updated:

Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan. More>>

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

Updated:

A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month. More>>

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

Updated:

Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change. More>>

NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

Updated:

NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American. More>>

Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

Updated:

Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process. More>>

Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

Updated:

The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

Updated:

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. More>>

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

Updated:

Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

Updated:

A state appeals court has reinstated the California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. More>>

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

Updated:

A new survey of small arms estimates there are over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today including an overwhelming 857 million in civilian hands _ with American men and women the dominant owners. More>>

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Updated:

Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. More>>

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

Updated:

The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. More>>

States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

Updated:

Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states. More>>

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Updated:

The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure. More>>

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Updated:

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. More>>

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Updated:

Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. More>>

Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

Updated:

Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. More>>

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Updated:

Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change. More>>

Roll out the barrels: Christo artwork floats on London lake

Updated:

The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. More>>

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

Updated:

The father of the former Meghan Markle says he wishes he could have walked her down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. More>>

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

Updated:

Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. More>>

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

Updated:

Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a Europe-wide showdown by refusing entry to a migrant rescue boat and has vowed mass expulsions of migrants, is now taking aim at Italy's gypsy community. More>>

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

Updated:

California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear. More>>

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

Updated:

A sheriff says at least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. More>>

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

Updated:

Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film. More>>

EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

Updated:

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. More>>

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

Updated:

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'. More>>

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Updated:

Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who claimed to have dirty information on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

Updated:

Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. More>>

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

Updated:

A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof. More>>

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

Updated:

A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground. More>>

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

Updated:

A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. More>>

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

Updated:

Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people. More>>

Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

Updated:

Pope Francis has denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children God gives them. More>>

Correction: US Open story

Updated:

The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round. More>>

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

Updated:

The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. More>>

Kremlin is relieved that no one died in Moscow taxi crash

Updated:

A Kremlin spokesman says the Russian government is relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican World Cup soccer fans and six other pedestrians. More>>

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

Updated:

Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. More>>

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

Updated:

Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted. More>>

Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

Updated:

Erosion of immigrant protections began when Trump took office and continued for months. More>>

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Updated:

Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. More>>

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

Updated:

Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an earthquake in western Japan. More>>

DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

Updated:

A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride. More>>

AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

Updated:

Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, and only took office after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives. More>>

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

Updated:

The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. More>>

British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

Updated:

British Transport Police say 3 people have died after being struck by a train in south London. More>>

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Updated:

First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'. More>>

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Updated:

Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover. More>>

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Updated:

Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. More>>

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

Updated:

Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland. More>>

The Latest: UK's Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

Updated:

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the U.N.'s main human rights body, alluding to signs the U.S. may withdraw from it over its alleged bias against Israel. More>>

Number of asylum-seekers in Europe plunges in 2017

Updated:

The European Union's asylum office says the number of people applying for international protection in Europe has plunged but remains higher than before 2015, when more than one million migrants entered, many fleeing the war in Syria. More>>

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

Updated:

The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks. More>>

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Updated:

China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

Updated:

The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation. More>>

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Updated:

The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. More>>

Border lake backdrops sealing of Greece, Macedonia name deal

Updated:

Greece and Macedonia are about to sign a deal that, if ratified, will resolve a decades-old dispute concerning Macedonia's name. More>>

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

Updated:

President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Updated:

Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Sea convoy reaches Spain as migration debate roils Europe

Updated:

The first Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid boat Aquarius has docked at the Spanish port of Valencia. More>>

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

Updated:

A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

From Missoni to Dolce&Gabbana, Milan men bask in street wear

Updated:

Milan designers continue to cast their eyes toward Millennials with a focus on street wear -- but without giving up tailored luxury and technical innovation. More>>

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

Updated:

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'. More>>

Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

Updated:

Germany's interior minister is insisting his party has no intention of bringing down Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government, but there's no sign yet of a compromise in a bitter standoff over migration. More>>

Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

Updated:

A suicide bomber has struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. More>>

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

Updated:

Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished. More>>

Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

Updated:

President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. More>>

Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

Updated:

Moscow police are investigating a taxi crash that injured eight people, including two Mexican World Cup fans, when the driver plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. More>>

Woman hurts 2 in south France with box cutter, is detained

Updated:

French media are reported that a woman crying "Allahu akbar" _ "God is great" in Arabic _ has injured 2 people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France. More>>

Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

Updated:

Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord. More>>

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

Updated:

Police say at least one person has been killed and several others injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural event in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

Updated:

Police say at least one person has been killed and 20 injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

Updated:

New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence. More>>

The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

Updated:

Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president. More>>

The Latest: Migrant ship passengers represent 31 countries

Updated:

The head of Doctors Without Borders in Spain says he's glad that Spain has allowed an aid convoy with 630 migrants to dock but he's worried about European nations closing their ports to those rescued at sea. More>>

The Latest: Afghan Taliban reject cease-fire extension

Updated:

An Afghan official says a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad has killed at least 10 people. More>>

The Latest: Defending champion Koepka wins another US Open

Updated:

The Latest: A special Father's Day for Massachusetts firefighters at US Open. More>>

Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant Video included

Updated:

Two cooling towers - both well over the length of a football field - came tumbling down in seconds Saturday in Florida as part of an effort to dismantle a power plant. More>>

Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

Updated:

A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse. More>>

Mickelson penalized for swatting moving ball with putter

Updated:

Lefty loses it: Mickelson swats a moving golf ball with his putter on 13th green of US Open. More>>

Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

Updated:

Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis. More>>

Illustrated love letter by Little Prince author is auctioned

Updated:

An illustration by Antoine de Saint-Exupery showing a likeness of his renowned Little Prince atop a globe, adorning an anguished love letter, has sold at auction for 240,500 euros ($249,497). More>>

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

Updated:

Several asylum-seekers interviewed by The Associated Press in Mexico plan to press on with their efforts to enter the U.S. in spite of a new rule. More>>

Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

Updated:

Yemeni official say Saudi-led forces have seized the airport in Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida. More>>

Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

Updated:

President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic. More>>

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial Video included

Updated:

Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. More>>

Pakistan: Killing of Pakistan Taliban chief 'significant'

Updated:

Pakistani caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk describes the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan as a "significant development in the fight against terrorism.". More>>

Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

Updated:

President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report. More>>

17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

Updated:

Venezuela's government says 17 people were killed Saturday after a nightclub brawl in the capital led to a stampede. More>>

Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

Updated:

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. More>>

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Updated:

A British boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent severe epileptic seizures is being treated in a London hospital while British officials review the case. More>>

Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

Updated:

Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. More>>

Greek govt survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

Updated:

Greek lawmakers enter the final day of debate on a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name. More>>

Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

Updated:

Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar. More>>

White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

Updated:

The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign. More>>

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in

Updated:

Police believe road rage led a 23-year-old man to shoot four people outside a suburban Denver dental office, killing a boy. More>>

Zegna couture opens Milan Fashion Week against arched facade

Updated:

Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer on Friday. More>>

The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

Updated:

China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman

Updated:

A 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia. More>>

Trump distances self from Cohen as raided docs are analyzed Video included

Updated:

Trump distances himself from attorney Michael Cohen as government addresses raided materials. More>>

Spain saves 933 migrants, waits for another 630 on Aquarius

Updated:

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 825 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. More>>

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

Updated:

Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup. More>>

FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

Updated:

FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation. More>>

Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial Video included

Updated:

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail. More>>

Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

Updated:

Survey shows fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk. More>>

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

Updated:

NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun. More>>

The Latest: Head of Germany's migration office fired

Updated:

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued around 270 migrants and recovered three bodies from more than 30 boats trying the cross from Africa by sea. More>>

Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen's Hodeida airport

Updated:

Battles have intensified outside the airport the Yemeni vital city of Hodeida between thousands of pro-government Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition of mostly Emirati forces, and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. More>>

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial Video included

Updated:

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest. More>>

White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

Updated:

Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border. More>>

DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

Updated:

According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry. More>>

Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics Video included

Updated:

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the pro. More>>

Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

Updated:

A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician first to reveal the extent of lead contamination on the struggling city's children. More>>

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

Updated:

Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service. More>>

The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

Updated:

FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation. More>>

Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

Updated:

An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him. More>>

Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics Video included

Updated:

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. More>>

Gaza residents pray near Israel as Muslims mark major feast

Updated:

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani touts three-day cease-fire with the Taliban in an address to the nation heralding the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr. More>>

Afghan official: US drone kills Pakistan Taliban chief

Updated:

Afghan Defense Ministry official says a U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province has killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah. More>>

AP Explains: Rebooting Poor People's Campaign 50 years later

Updated:

AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018. More>>

Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

Updated:

Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup. More>>

In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

Updated:

Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match. More>>

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Updated:

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement. More>>

Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

Updated:

President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. More>>

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

Updated:

Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings. More>>

Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

Updated:

The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that their summer blockbuster centers on a massively destructive erupting volcano. More>>

Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

Updated:

Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. More>>

Looming war games suspension raises concern in Seoul

Updated:

After being blindsided by President Donald Trump's decision to shelve major U.S. military exercises in South Korea, Seoul appears to be going along with it. More>>

UK soldier gets 18 years for tampering with wife's parachute

Updated:

A former British Army sergeant who tried to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute has been sentenced to at least 18 years in prison. More>>

New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

Updated:

San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects. More>>

Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

Updated:

Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas. More>>

The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

Updated:

New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign. More>>

The Latest: Activists say 2 killed by Syria shelling

Updated:

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is addressing the nation during Eid al-Fitr prayers. More>>

Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

Updated:

A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. More>>

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

Updated:

House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas. More>>

Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation Video included

Updated:

New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign. More>>

Group urges UN to warn parties in Yemen war over aid access

Updated:

An international rights group has urged the United Nations Security Council to warn parties to the Yemen war that they will face sanctions if they fail to provide civilians access to desperately needed aid. More>>

Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

Updated:

The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping measures aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis. More>>

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Updated:

The United States and its Asian allies worked to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea. More>>

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida

Updated:

Fighting around the Yemen port city of Hodeida has resumed as a Saudi-led coalition tries to retake it from Shiite rebels known as Houthis. More>>

Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

Updated:

President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. More>>

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport Video included

Updated:

A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes. More>>

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Updated:

President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. More>>

Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

Updated:

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports. More>>

After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

Updated:

Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate. More>>

White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

Updated:

The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'. More>>

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

Updated:

North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump after his summit with Kim Jong Un and it's a far cry from the dotard label their government slapped on him last year. But how long will it last?. More>>

Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe Video included

Updated:

Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation. More>>

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

Updated:

House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas. More>>

GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

Updated:

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border. More>>

A year on, horrific Grenfell Tower fire haunts Britain

Updated:

Survivors, bereaved families and people around Britain are marking the first anniversary of the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower in west London, killing 72 people. More>>

The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe Video included

Updated:

Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency. More>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Engine catches fire on plane with Saudi WCup team, none hurt

    Engine catches fire on plane with Saudi WCup team, none hurt

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:10:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:31:33 GMT
    Officials say an engine of a Russian airplane carrying Saudi Arabia's soccer team to a World Cup host city caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt.More >
    Officials say an engine of a Russian airplane carrying Saudi Arabia's soccer team to a World Cup host city caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt.More >
  • 120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:30:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:30:55 GMT
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >
  • Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:30:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:14:34 GMT
    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group.".More >
    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group.".More >
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

    Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:51 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:33:16 GMT
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
  • In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

    In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:32:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >
  • Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

    Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:40:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:31:37 GMT
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:11:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:32:48 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:40:21 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:32:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
  • No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

    No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:56 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:30:47 GMT
    (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...(Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

    On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:10:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:31:15 GMT
    (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP). In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, photo, Chadwick Boseman, left, gives his best hero award for his role in "Black Panther" to James Shaw Jr., who is credited with saving lives during a shooting at a Waffle House in An...(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP). In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, photo, Chadwick Boseman, left, gives his best hero award for his role in "Black Panther" to James Shaw Jr., who is credited with saving lives during a shooting at a Waffle House in An...
    'Black Panther' is the big winner at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, taking home four trophies including best movie.More >
    'Black Panther' is the big winner at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, taking home four trophies including best movie.More >
  • No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

    No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:56 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:30:47 GMT
    (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...(Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >
  • Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:30:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:14:34 GMT
    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group.".More >
    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group.".More >
  • StrangeMore>>

  • Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:50:14 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 07:11:16 GMT
    (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...(Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.More >
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.More >
  • Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

    Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:28:12 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:52:40 GMT
    (Curt Wood via AP). Fort Benton city crew member Joe Bauer rescues a fawn that was stuck in the sludge in a sewage drying bed on Wednesday, June 14, 2018 in Fort Benton, Mont. Bauer says Wednesday's rescue was a rewarding experience, but nobody wanted ...(Curt Wood via AP). Fort Benton city crew member Joe Bauer rescues a fawn that was stuck in the sludge in a sewage drying bed on Wednesday, June 14, 2018 in Fort Benton, Mont. Bauer says Wednesday's rescue was a rewarding experience, but nobody wanted ...
    A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn stuck on a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the fawn with its mother nearby.More >
    A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn stuck on a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the fawn with its mother nearby.More >
  • Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

    Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:40:32 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:52:38 GMT
    Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25.More >
    Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25.More >