Postal worker who hid piles of mail in home gets probation

Published Jan. 17 2017

A former Tennessee postal worker who kept nearly 2,700 pieces of undelivered mail inside her home won't have to spend...

Sam Moore to sing at Trump inaugural event

Published Jan. 17 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Sam Moore of the soul duo Sam and Dave has been added to the list of...

Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency

Published Jan. 17 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he...

Official: Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100

Published Jan. 17 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a...

60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

Published Jan. 17 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest...

Artwork depicting Ferguson removed from Capitol display

Published Jan. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A student's painting that divided members of Congress for its depiction of Ferguson, Missouri, has been removed...

Streep, Meyers, 'Moonlight' to be honored at LGBTQ gala

Published Jan. 17 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Meryl Streep, TV host Seth Meyers, and the Golden Globe-winning movie "Moonlight" will be honored...

Ex-UK foreign secretary faces legal action in rendition case

Published Jan. 17 2017

LONDON (AP) - A lawsuit against former U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw brought by an ex-Libyan dissident who alleges he...

Official: Germany eyes holding general election on Sept. 24

Published Jan. 17 2017

BERLIN (AP) - The German government is aiming to hold this year's general election on Sept. 24.

Fans celebrate Betty White on actress' 95th birthday

Published Jan. 17 2017

Betty White says the best thing about being 95 is that she's still employed.

Obama praises outgoing press secretary for 'integrity'

Published Jan. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has made a surprise visit to the final daily press briefing with White House...

Patricia Cornwell settles lawsuit against financial advisers

Published Jan. 17 2017

BOSTON (AP) - Patricia Cornwell has settled a lawsuit against her former business managers, avoiding a second trial for a...

CBO: Premiums, uninsured up under 2016 GOP health law repeal

Published Jan. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling...

Nicodemo Scarfo, ex-Philadelphia mob boss, dies in prison

Published Jan. 17 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the...

Man dies in shootout with Georgia deputies

Published Jan. 17 2017

State authorities are investigating after a man died in a shootout with deputies in Georgia.

DeVos to push for school choice amid opposition from unions

Published Jan. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work...

Israel's Netanyahu mired in series of corruption allegations

Published Jan. 17 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu might be upbeat these days: The economy is growing, his opposition is weak and...

States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

Published Jan. 17 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost...

US stock indexes dip, along with bond yields and dollar

Published Jan. 17 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Losses for financial and health care stocks pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower in Tuesday morning trading...

Katherine Heigl announces birth of baby boy, Joshua Bishop

Published Jan. 17 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Katherine Heigl has given birth to a baby boy.

The Latest: DeVos to push for school choice, 'great' schools

Published Jan. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Congress (all times EST):


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Armani as furry wrapper-in-chief for Milan menswear season

Published Jan. 17 2017

MILAN (AP) - There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear,...

Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson

Published Jan. 17 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says U.S. Rep. John Lewis needs a history lesson and should be...