18 die amid apparent winter tornadoes, other storms in South
First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South were ...
Southern California pounded by intense storm and flooding
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The third and most powerful in a series of storms pounded Southern California, dropping nearly 4 inches of rain south of Los Angeles, flooding freeways and raising concerns about damaging mudslides.
Trump's 'running war' on the media undermines trust
NEW YORK (AP) ? Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted.
Trump hotel adds to ethics concern with inaugural festivity
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight in "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised.
Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state vote
Unpredictable Jammeh relinquishes generation-long grip on Gambia
By Edward McAllister BANJUL (Reuters) - He vowed to rule Gambia for "a billion years". True to his reputation as one of Africa's most unpredictable leaders, Jammeh defied deadlines to leave power but then said on Saturday he was stepping down as West African troops closed in. Jammeh denies allegations of torture and killing opponents while in power.
Trump's biggest campaign promises face 'Day 1' testWASHINGTON (AP) ? As a candidate, Donald Trump made a slew of "Day One" promises that any president would find daunting.
Trump begins first week in office with outreach
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises.
2 suspects in custody in deadly San Antonio mall shooting
Two suspects were taken into custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several other people injured, San Antonio police said. Police Chief William McManus ...
China cracks down on tools used to get around web filtersBEIJING (AP) ? A Chinese technology regulator has announced a 14-month campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government's internet censorship.