Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new parking spot

Astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk to prep the International Space Station for a new parking spot

Trump will keep Obamacare if GOP doesn’t pass health repeal Friday

President Donald Trump’s chief lieutenants came to Capitol Hill on Thursday evening with an ultimatum: There will be a vote on Paul Ryan’s health care legislation Friday and if it fails Obamacare will remain law.

Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, faced a critical blow on Thursday as Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said he would join with other Democrats in attempting to filibuster the...

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

Israeli police have arrested a 19-year-old hacker who they say is the main suspect in a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States, appearing to crack a case that has sent a chill through the American Jewish community


London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on a crowded London bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death on the grounds of Britain's Parliament

AP Exclusive: US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus

The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian...

Investigator who leaked chokehold officer's records resigns

A New York police watchdog group investigator who leaked disciplinary records on the white officer involved in the police chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner has resigned

Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Census data show the Chicago region has lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area, a drop that comes as other Midwestern cities lost population and South and Southwest parts of the country saw gains

29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

A group of 29 inmates tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas

Car tries to ram Antwerp shopping area; security tightened

Belgian authorities have tightened security in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way

29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

A group of 29 inmates tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas

Top Senate Democrat opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

The top Senate Democrat says he'll oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees

Rhode Island governor says GOP health plan immoral, reckless, un-American

Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says the Republican-backed health care bill before the U.S. House is immoral, reckless and "un-American" and would hurt tens of thousands of people in her state

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an "act of state terrorism" by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin quickly rejected

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

Crunch time has arrived for the much-debated _ and at times maligned _ Republican health care overhaul bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act

AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

U.S. Treasury agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe

GOP leaders postpone vote on health care overhaul

House GOP leaders postponed a vote Thursday on legislation to overhaul the Affordable Care Act amid a Republican revolt that raised doubts about the fate of the measure.