China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosenedBEIJING (AP) ? The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy.
Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal
Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece ...
Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) ? Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat was helped into a back room and appeared to be conscious, and two colleagues said he appeared to be OK.
Rays trade 2B Forsythe to Dodgers for De Leon, add TollesonST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? The Tampa Bay Rays have traded a key component of their offense for a young pitcher the budget-minded franchise believes can help it re-emerge as a playoff contender.
Smith, NC State stun No. 17 Duke 84-82
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Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns
People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. ...
Former congressman Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence ? traditionally a nonpartisan issue ? has been thrust into the political arena.
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Deadly storm batters Eastern U.S. with wind and heavy rain
The storm, which unleashed deadly twisters in Mississippi and Georgia over the weekend, turned cooler as it advanced on the Northeast, where residents faced potential flooding, downed power lines and high surf late on Monday and early Tuesday, said Tim Morrin, the National Weather Service's New York observation program leader. "The best place to be is inside," Morrin said.