France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:28:27 -0500
LENS, France (AP) — France's efforts to combat homegrown terrorism are in turmoil: A group home intended to turn young people away from Islamic extremism sits empty. Plans to segregate prison...
The Latest: May says EU's bill for Brexit hasn't come due
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:23:58 -0500
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain has not received a multi-billion dollar exit bill from the Europe...
Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:16:39 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.
That's from an initial glance inside the par...
Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, Clay Pell to divorce
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:13 -0500
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Olympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and Rhode Island attorney and political activist Clay Pell are getting divorced.
Pell says in a statement issued We...
Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:46:01 -0500
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carrie Moores says she'd only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance enco...
First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:30:15 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of ...
'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:42:53 -0500
One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone — and burst into tears.
With mounting h...
2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:34:15 -0500
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday over a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal ...
Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:12 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15 people and wounding 45.
Security and hospital officials say the...
Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:21:42 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you...