Oscars change their tune with 'La La Land,' diverse nominees
History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars.
The Latest: Tillerson pays visit to State Department
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump's pick to be top U.S. diplomat is paying a visit to the State Department ahead of his expected confirmation. The ...
Rebuking Obama, Trump boosts Keystone XL, Dakota pipelines
President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America's energy policy and deal ...
Bengals' Jones issues apology after police release video
Trump health pick gives Dems few details on health overhaul
President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, ...
S&P: Downturn in energy production hits budgets in 6 states
Six of the country's major energy-producing states have slipped into recession after a sharp decline in production and exploration over the last 18 months caused their tax revenue to plummet and job growth to stagnate, according to a financial analysis released Tuesday.
Trump expands anti-abortion ban to all US global health aidUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? President Donald Trump has massively expanded the ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions, or provide abortion information, to all organizations receiving U.S. global health assistance.
Trump dogged by insecurity over popular vote, media coverage
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the election and a persistent frustration that the legitimacy of his presidency is being challenged by Democrats and the media, aides and associates say.
Bracketology: NCAA hoops committee to give tournament peek
NEW YORK (AP) ? The selection committee for the NCAA men's basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February.
Holders France into semis, Qatar out of worlds
Holders France rallied past Sweden into the semi-finals of the world handball championships on Tuesday as Qatar, finalists two years ago, were dumped out of the tournament. France held off Sweden 33-30 in a thriller which went down to the wire in Lille to set up a meeting with Slovenia, who ended Qatar's run 32-30 in Paris. Croatia edged 2013 champions Spain 30-29 in Montpellier, thanks to nine goals from left back Marko Mamic, as Norway booked their first semi-final at the worlds with a 31-28 win over Hungary in Albertville.