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US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other Video included

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A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. More>>

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Women will march again with aim to become a political force

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Activists return to the streets a year after 1 million people rallied worldwide for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. More>>

The Latest: Schumer says Trump 'backed off' deal

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President Donald Trump says Senate Democrats are focused on "illegal immigration and weak borders" as a government shutdown looms. More>>

US competitive warfighting edge has slipped, says Mattis

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out a broad new defense strategy, and he's warning that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded. More>>

Trump travel ban to get day in Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. More>>

Olympic gymnast abused by ex-doctor wants him to suffer

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Another Olympic gold medalist has come forward to say that she too was sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor who also worked at USA Gymnastics. More>>

Long haul: No. 1 Halep fends off Davis in 3:45 marathon

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U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after starting Saturday's program on Margaret Court Arena with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ana Bogdan. More>>

Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown looms

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Vice President Mike Pence's fifth visit to Israel will mark his return to a region he's visited "a million times" in his heart. More>>

Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of the late murderous cult leader Charles Manson. More>>

'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash

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Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the helicopter carrying the group of prominent friends went down after dark Wednesday. More>>

Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

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Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. More>>

Border wall tests find heights should keep out crossers

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APNewsBreak: Recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicates their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment tells The Associated Press. More>>

Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

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Driving a car into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a proposal prepared for New York's governor. More>>

Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

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Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend. But the motive behind the massacre that killed 58 people remains unknown. More>>

Mom, wife who had 2nd online life found slain

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Alabama police are investigating the killing of a mom and online exhibitionist who was found dead outside her home near Birmingham. More>>

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

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A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the shotgun sacrament. More>>

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

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Nasty US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected. More>>

AP Explains: Congress has shut down the govt. Now what?

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The rancor driving politics in Washington these days has left Congress hours away from a government shutdown. More>>

Pope to visit Peruvian region hard hit by El Nino floods

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When Pope Francis travels Saturday to northern Peru he will find a region still reeling from devastating floods nearly a year ago. More>>

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

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Crunch time: What Amazon wants from the cities vying to make the cut. More>>

Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say

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Russia-linked Twitter networks are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say. More>>

Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

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For cities knocked out of Amazon lottery, the effort may turn out to be a trial run to lure other businesses. More>>

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

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The Pentagon says countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism. More>>

Pope: Corruption is 'social virus' infecting Latin America

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Pope Francis strongly condemned corruption in Latin America as a "social virus" infecting all aspects of life in stern remarks Friday to Peru's president and high-ranking political leaders. More>>

IOC: More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity

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Olympics organizers have promised that "much more exciting initiatives" promoting Korean unity will emerge this weekend. More>>

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

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The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. More>>

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

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US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers. More>>

Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery Video included

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California prosecutors say a couple starved 12 of their 13 children to the point that their growth was stunted and a 29-year-old daughter weighed just 82 pounds. More>>

Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died

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Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' Oscar winner for 'Written on the Wind,' has died at age 93. More>>

Tabloid held porn star's 2011 interview after Trump threat

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Former employees say a tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star's 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue. More>>

Kim and Kanye choose Chicago for their new baby's name

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It's Kanye West's hometown _ Chicago _ for baby No. 3 with Kim K. More>>

Women will march again with aim to become a political force

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Activists are returning to the streets a year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump. More>>

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

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After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem. More>>

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

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Investigators have still not discovered what motivated Stephen Paddock to embark on the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history but determined that he researched SWAT tactics ahead of the massacre and investigated other possible targets. More>>

Records paint bleak picture of suspect in serial killings

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Court records show a man accused of killing nine people in metro Phoenix grew up in a household plagued by domestic violence, left home at 16 to live with his girlfriend and was in prison three years later for manslaughter. More>>

Gov't scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown Video included

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NIH's Fauci says government shutdown would be disruptive for research. More>>

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

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Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage. More>>

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

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Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 more workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. More>>

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

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A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. More>>

Ex-employee: Michael Douglas fondled himself in front of her

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A woman who worked for Michael Douglas in the late 1980s says he fondled himself in front of her _ an allegation the actor has denied. More>>

Smith watches Kyrgios beat Tsonga, the Aussie kid's dream

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Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk's strong run at the Australian Open, reaching the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the first time. More>>

Pakistan's ace in poker match with US: Afghan air routes

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As bad as President Donald Trump describes U.S.-Pakistani ties today, they can get far worse. More>>

French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmates

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French justice ministry says two prison guards have been injured in Corsica after an attack by three inmates amid widespread protests outside jails across the country. More>>

Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honor

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A woman, one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to Nazi death camps, has been made senator-for-life in Italy. More>>

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in space

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Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. More>>

Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you board

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Citing safety, Delta will require animal owners to provide more information before their furry friends can fly. More>>

Winter is here: "Game of Thrones" ice hotel opens in Finland

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A "Game of Thrones"-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and the U.S. producers of the hit TV series. More>>

Not-household-name players get All-Star votes from NBA peers

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Some players many fans may not recognize got All-Star starter votes from their NBA peers _ or maybe themselves. More>>

Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it

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Shutdown? Terrible, say Republicans and Democrats. But both have threatened it. More>>

Lawyer: ICE unjustly holding award-winning Mexican reporter

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Advocates for an award-winning Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. are accusing immigration officials of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident. More>>

Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

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Government scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino cooking the books. More>>

Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste

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Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards. More>>

Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

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As motion-detecting wildlife cameras get smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using them to document elusive creatures like never before. More>>

President Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

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Americans still feel strongly about the abortion issue nearly 45 years after the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized it. More>>

Governors ask Trump, Congress to do more on opioid crisis

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State governors in the US are asking the Trump administration and Congress to provide more funding and coordination to deal with the opioid crisis. More>>

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

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Researchers say a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency has been revealed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of stolen data exposed to the open internet. More>>

Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

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The National Weather Service says the bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky across the Detroit metropolitan area may have been a meteor. More>>

Fundraiser saves pony who lost penis to cancer, frostbite

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A Maine animal rescue group says it has raised enough money to save a 15-year-old pony that lost part of its penis due to cancer and frostbite. More>>

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

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President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. More>>

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

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Pope Francis is accusing victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander, in an astonishing end to a visit that was meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. More>>

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown

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Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a flimsy gown. More>>

New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors

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Trump administration creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion. More>>

Royal close shave: Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut

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In Britain, the hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent. More>>

South awaits thaw from snowstorm, icy roads and numbing cold

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Southerners are waiting for a thaw that would end days of icy roads, snow, broken pipes and numbing cold. More>>

'How dare you': Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor Video included

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U.S. Olympian McKayla Maroney says being sexually assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts scarred her mind in ways that may never heal. More>>

Thailand's ruling generals running out of time

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Entering their fifth year in power, Thailand's ruling generals may be running out of time and it's not for a lack of watches. More>>

In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches

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In Chile, Pope Francis was greeted with protests, threats and the burning of at least 11 churches _ hostility unheard of for a papal visit in modern times. More>>

In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault

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In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen's alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in Woody Allen films "complicit" in perpetuating a "culture of silence.". More>>

Terminally ill Briton's bid for assisted death can proceed

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A terminally ill British man has been granted permission to challenge the country's law on assisted dying, after an earlier decision that rejected his case. More>>

LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams

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LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be the captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game. More>>

Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delays

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Haitian community leaders say thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the US legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration has delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status. More>>

Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

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The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. More>>

Year-old 'resistance' now sets sights on the ballot box

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One year after the self-styled 'resistance' first made its mark with the women's marches that drew millions into the streets, the next step is the ballot box, organizers say. More>>

Officials piece together chaotic events after officer killed

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Investigators are working to piece together the chaotic sequence of events that led to a deputy U.S. marshal being shot to death while serving an arrest warrant in Pennsylvania's capital city. More>>

Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

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Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars. More>>

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim Video included

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The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump's views on immigration are evolving. More>>

Trump wades into PA race seen as test of GOP strength

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President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to Pennsylvania. More>>

Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

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Amazon narrows list of second headquarters to 20 contenders, mainly on the east coast. More>>

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

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School remain closed in many parts of Germany as the country prepares for a winter storm that's expected to come in from the west and bring heavy snow, rain and gusty winds. More>>

Helicopter with Zimbabwe opposition leader crashes, kills 5

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Authorities in the U.S. state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash. More>>

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

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Pope Francis is wrapping up his Chile visit by meeting Thursday with members of Chile's booming immigrant community. More>>

Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

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Phoenix-area police departments have evidence linking a 35-year-old man already charged with two killings to seven additional homicides that occurred in a three-week span late last year. More>>

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

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Israeli military forges ahead with ambitious subterranean barrier to cut off attack tunnels from Gaza Strip. More>>

Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal

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The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates is purchasing 20 A380 aircraft with the option for 16 more in a deal worth $16 billion, throwing a lifeline to the European-made double-decker jumbo jets. More>>

South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15

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Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least eight people. More>>

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

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Disgruntled conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown. More>>

Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pennsylvania warrant

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An official says multiple Pennsylvania police officers have been injured while serving an early morning warrant in Harrisburg. More>>

The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK

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President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. More>>

GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in 'Danica Double'

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Only On AP: The GoDaddy Girl will be back at both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Amid affair scandal, Greitens quietly unveils vague tax plan

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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a vague outline of a tax plan he'd hyped as bold days earlier, a muted rollout Democrats say proves the administration has been disrupted by his acknowledgment of an affair and allegations of blackmail. More>>

Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

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Pence Mideast visit showcases dilemma for major Washington allies Egypt, Jordan. More>>

Airborne nuptials: Pope marries couple on papal plane

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Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile. More>>

UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree on Brexit

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Britain says it will pay France tens of millions of pounds (dollars) as part of a deal to maintain a key border agreement between the two countries. More>>

Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House

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Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

Lawyer: OJ Simpson is golfing a lot, staying in Las Vegas

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O.J. Simpson's lawyer says Simpson isn't planning to move from Las Vegas to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. More>>

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

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A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable'. More>>

Hot and bothered: Temperatures rise, seeds fall in Australia

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Maria Sharapova was set to play Anastasija Sevastova to open Day 4 on an expected day of scorching temperatures at the Australian Open. More>>

Stars turn out for swansong of Louis Vuitton designer

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The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows was at its height as the notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the Louis Vuitton swansong show for designer Kim Jones. More>>

Endangered whale's calving season peaks, but no babies seen

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No newborn right whales seen off U.S. coast 7 weeks into the endangered species' calving season. More>>

Escaped wolf recaptured in Britain after hour-long lockdown

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British police are urging the public to be caution after a wolf escaped from a sanctuary located near a school. More>>

Underwear dance in dorm nearly gets Russian cadets expelled

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An underwear dance video filmed in a college dorm has turned out to be risky business for some Russian cadet pilots. More>>

Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear

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Missteps in Hawaii's handling of a false missile alert raises questions about whether any state should be solely responsible for notifying the public of such an event. More>>

AP Explains: Why Greece, Macedonia fight over nation's name

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For a quarter century, Greece and Macedonia have been at loggerheads over a seemingly intractable dispute that goes to the very heart of the small Balkan country's very existence and national identity: its name. More>>

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

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Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan Markel visit Wales in whirlwind tour

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Prince Harry continues to introduce his American fiancee to new parts of Britain ahead of their planned wedding in May. More>>

Russia marks 75 years since breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad

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President Vladimir Putin is attending events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the break of Nazi's siege of Leningrad. More>>

The Latest: 6 dead as high winds sweep across western Europe

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Dutch flag carrier KLM has cancelled 220 flights to and from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport as a powerful westerly storm lashes the Netherlands and other parts of Europe. More>>

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

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Authorities in the Russian region of Yakutia where temperatures have dropped to record lows are not reporting any disruptions of heating or crucial supplies. More>>

Migrants shift to old, risky route to Spain and Europe

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Record numbers of migrants and asylum-seekers are arriving through the hazardous Western Mediterranean route into Europe. More>>

Houston's Ariza, Green suspended 2 games apiece by NBA

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The NBA decides: Rockets players Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green each suspended two games for entering Clippers' locker room. More>>

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

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Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. More>>

Pair of Chinese giant pandas get snowy welcome in Finland

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A pair of pandas has arrived to Finland as China's gift to the small Nordic nation that marked centenary of its independence last year, and as the latest installment of Beijing's "panda diplomacy" throughout the world. More>>

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

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Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire. More>>

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

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President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. More>>

Nearly 4 years on, much of Syrian rebel 'capital' abandoned

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4 years on and with no funds for rebuilding, ancient heart of Homs still abandoned ruins. More>>

Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

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Even without many medal prospects, North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea. More>>

Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

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It took Hawaii officials more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities to seek guidance after realizing they had sent out a bogus alert saying there was a missile headed toward the islands. More>>

WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee. More>>

Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no Video included

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Liberal activists are shrugging off the prospect of a government shutdown and demanding that Democrats protect thousands of young immigrants from deportation. More>>

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved Video included

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President Donald Trump's chief of staff says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. More>>

Families of captive French jihadis sue to bring them home

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The families of French Islamic State followers being held by Kurdish forces are suing to bring the women and children home, saying they have no hope of fair treatment in a place where their captors aren't even recognized as a government. More>>

Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass

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Pope Francis goes to Chile's Araucania region Wednesday, where several churches have been firebombed amid a long-running conflict between indigenous Mapuche and government authorities. More>>

At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South Video included

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A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain has blanketed a large swath of the South, trailed by a blast of frigid air that could approach record low temperatures. More>>

France abandons plans to build new airport in the west

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Police are deploying extra forces to western France as the government prepares to decide whether to build an airport that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests. More>>

The Latest: WH 'executive privilege' claims rankle some

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President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and senior White House aide, Rick Dearborn, are being interviewed Wednesday behind closed doors by the House Intelligence Committee looking into Trump campaign contacts with Russia. More>>

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

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The two Koreas are meeting again to discuss North Korean participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. More>>

Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

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Republican Chris Christie left office Tuesday as the first elected New Jersey governor not to have broken a leg while in office in more than two decades. More>>

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

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Former 'Today' show anchor Ann Curry says she wasn't surprised by the allegations that led to ex-colleague Matt Lauer getting fired. More>>

Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

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Oklahoma officials are investigating after several Republican lawmakers reported they were being followed, including one legislator who found a tracking device on his vehicle. More>>

On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off McDonald in 5th

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A 15-year-old qualifier and the No. 4-seeded Elina Svitolina were among three Ukrainian women who had matches starting simultaneously Wednesday and progressed to the third round of the Australian Open. More>>

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

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An AP review of statements made under oath by Trump gives clues about how he might handle questions from Mueller's team of investigators. More>>

A lofty proposal: 'Marry Me' etched in snow, seen from above

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An aviation student in Minnesota pulled off a sky-high marriage proposal by writing "Marry Me" in the snow, then flying his long-time girlfriend over his handiwork. More>>

Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

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Man who suppressed sneeze by pinching his nose suffers ruptured throat, swollen neck and lost voice in "exceedingly rare" case in the UK. More>>

Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic

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Scientists hunting universal vaccine to protect against regular winter flu _ and the next super-flu, too. More>>

50 shows, 5 days: Fashion says "bonjour" to Paris menswear

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The travelling fashion press bid "ciao" to Milan and said "bonjour" to Paris on Wednesday - kicking off 50 fashion shows, endless parties, million-dollar business deals and menswear mania that will sweep the French capital for five days. More>>

Arizona's GOP senators denounce Trump attacks on news media Video included

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A Republican senator is denouncing President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" to describe the news media and stories he doesn't like. More>>

More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen

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A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct. More>>

Correction: TV-Katie Couric-Matt Lauer story

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Katie Couric has broken her silence on sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-host, Matt Lauer. More>>

Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex its muscle

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A shameful series of high-profile events may force the NBA to take some serious action. More>>

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa Video included

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Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have made vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. More>>

Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concerns

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Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt. More>>

'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in auto fraud case

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A jury has begun to deliberate in an auto fraud case against a pilot who once flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era. More>>

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts Video included

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One of the dozens of sexual abuse victims of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor has warned at his sentencing hearing that "little girls don't stay little forever.". More>>

Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books

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Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. More>>

France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

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French President Emmanuel Macron's plan for a law against false information around election campaigns is drawing criticism from media advocates, tech experts and others. More>>

Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

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Former CIA officer arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. More>>

Romanian president backs having 1st female prime minister

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President Klaus Iohannis begins talks with political parties to decide on a candidate for prime minister, after the ruling Social Democrats withdrew political support for its prime minister, less than seven months after he took office. More>>

France to loan Britain famed 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry

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French officials are considering loaning the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time. More>>

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

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YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim in Japan but says that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future. More>>

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

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White House doctor says President Donald Trump did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening he requested. More>>

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

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The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. More>>

Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump

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A new report by the group Freedom House says basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions like the press and the courts. More>>

Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

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Several mostly Republican-leaning states are lining up to implement work or job-training requirements for certain Medicaid recipients now that the Trump administration has allowed it. More>>

A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

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Timothee Chalamet says he will donate his salary to an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse. More>>

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

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A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remains distant. More>>

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

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The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game. More>>

German linguists: 'Alternative facts' the non-word of 2017

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German linguists have declared the phrase "alternative facts" _ popularized by White House aide Kellyanne Conway _ the non-word of 2017. More>>

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

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Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon. More>>

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl

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It's a girl for Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West, via surrogate. More>>

California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber Video included

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A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. More>>

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

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A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo has been shot and killed, raising ethnic tensions in the region and halting EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia on the day they were due to resume. More>>

Macron visits Calais to preview toughened migrant policies

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President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the port city of Calais, where hundreds of migrants hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain. More>>

Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy. More>>

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown Video included

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The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power. More>>

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

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The White House is expected to provide a fuller readout of President Donald Trump's health following his first medical check-up in office last Friday. More>>

Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity Video included

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Trump goes after the Democrat who brought coarse remarks about Africa, Haiti to surface. More>>

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile Video included

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Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront Chile's sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are increasing. More>>

The Latest: Pope meets with Chileans abused by priests Video included

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Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis' visit to the Andean nation. More>>

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

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An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. More>>

The Latest: Doctor says Trump aced cognitive test

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President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening. More>>

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

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Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later, days after a similar error in Hawaii. More>>

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

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Only On AP: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is branching out past NASCAR with NBC Sports. The network plans to use NASCAR's most popular driver at both next month's Super Bowl as well as the Winter Olympics. Earnhardt has never attended a Super Bowl before. More>>

US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

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A U.S. official says the Trump administration is cutting tens of millions of dollars in funding for the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, slashing this year's first contribution by more than half. More>>

UK police say death of Dolores O'Riordan is not suspicious

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Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan as suspicious. More>>

Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout

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Officials in Venezuela confirm that a rebellious police officer who led a dramatic attack in Caracas last year was among seven killed in a violent shootout with security forces. More>>

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