National International

Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

Published Dec. 6 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European...

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

Published Dec. 5 2017

Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their...

Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

Published Dec. 5 2017

U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday and instruct the State Department to begin...

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

Published Dec. 5 2017

The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews.

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

Published Dec. 4 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States...

Future of Irish border remains an obstacle in Brexit talks

Published Dec. 4 2017

The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of...

AP word cloud: The message in Pyongyang's propaganda

Published Dec. 4 2017

Kim. Nuclear. War.

U.N. voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

Published Dec. 4 2017

The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing...

Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in U.S., South Korean drills

Published Dec. 4 2017

Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched their...

Kushner: Trump still undecided on Israel's capital

Published Dec. 3 2017

President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital or whether to proceed immediately in...

Egypt presidential hopeful returns home, whereabouts unclear

Published Dec. 3 2017

There has been no official word yet as of Sunday evening on the whereabouts of an Egyptian presidential hopeful who...

Hawaii's attack siren barely heard on popular tourist beach

Published Dec. 1 2017

Hawaii officials were checking if sirens intended to alert tourists and residents to a possible nuclear attack from North Korea...


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Seoul: North Korea's new missile could reach Washington

Published Dec. 1 2017

Two days after North Korea test-launched its most powerful missile to date, a clearer picture is emerging of Pyongyang's impressive...

Pope to greet Rohingya refugees at Bangladesh peace prayer

Published Dec. 1 2017

Pope Francis ordained 16 priests during a Mass in Bangladesh on Friday, the start of a busy day that will...

Japan's Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

Published Nov. 30 2017

Japan's Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, at age 85 in the first such abdication from the...

U.S., China hold low-key military talks amid North Korea tensions

Published Nov. 30 2017

U.S. and Chinese generals engaged in an unusual set of security talks on Wednesday, just hours after North Korea's most...

What North Korean photos say about new ballistic missile

Published Nov. 30 2017

North Korea released dozens of photos Thursday of the Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach any...

Trump censured in U.S. and abroad for stoking anti-Muslim sentiment

Published Nov. 29 2017

Stoking the same anti-Islam sentiments he fanned on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted a string of...

U.S. Ambassador: North Korean missile 'brings us closer to war' the U.S. doesn't seek

Published Nov. 29 2017

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday that North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could...

Speculation rising about royal title for Meghan Markle

Published Nov. 29 2017

With a royal wedding in the works, speculation is rising about the title that will be bestowed on Meghan Markle...

UN: Worst malnutrition since war is in besieged Syria suburb

Published Nov. 29 2017

BEIRUT (AP) - The worst malnutrition rate since the start of the Syria conflict nearly seven years ago has been...

AP EXCLUSIVE: A contractor fails to deliver Puerto Rico aid

Published Nov. 29 2017

After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven...

North Korea launches ICBM in possibly its longest-range test yet

Published Nov. 28 2017

After 2 1/2 months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new...