National International

Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

Published Jun. 20 2018

Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from...

Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

Published Jun. 19 2018

Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait...

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

Published Jun. 19 2018

Federal prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of...

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Published Jun. 19 2018

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention...

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

Published Jun. 19 2018

The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it...

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

Published Jun. 19 2018

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he...

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

Published Jun. 18 2018

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at...

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

Published Jun. 18 2018

There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men...

The Latest: Aid expert: Europe's migrant policy still at sea

Published Jun. 17 2018

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) - The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Published Jun. 15 2018

China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34...

DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

Published Jun. 15 2018

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

Spanish govt unveils welcoming measures to help migrants

Published Jun. 15 2018

MADRID (AP) - Spain's new center-left government unveiled a series of measures Friday to "put people's rights first" in the...

China says it will retaliate for Trump tariffs by immediately imposing penalties of the same scale on American goods

Published Jun. 15 2018

China says it will retaliate for Trump tariffs by immediately imposing penalties of the same scale on American goods.

The Latest: Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions

Published Jun. 15 2018

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on disputes within German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government (all times local):

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Published Jun. 14 2018

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

Trump claim raises eyebrows: North Korea no longer a nuke threat?

Published Jun. 14 2018

America and the world can "sleep well tonight," President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday, boasting that his summit with Kim...

AP Investigation: Local fish isn't always local

Published Jun. 13 2018

Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants...

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

Published Jun. 13 2018

The melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992,...

Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

Published Jun. 13 2018

Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest.

Iraq's al-Sadr joins forces with Iran-backed coalition

Published Jun. 13 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary...

North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim's summit performance

Published Jun. 13 2018

The series of photos on the front page of the ruling workers' party newspaper showed something North Koreans never would...


Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

Published Jun. 12 2018

President Donald Trump's abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon...

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

Published Jun. 12 2018

President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words...