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US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and...

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a ‘good thing’

BY HOPE YEN and VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared...

[Updated] Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

BY JILL COLVIN and KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House...

Trump’s trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional...

Trump’s budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

BY DAN JOLING ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal...

Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

BY LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of...

Trump says he’ll decide on Paris climate deal next week

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay...

Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana

BY ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana's only...

Lawyer: Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

BY ERIC TUCKER and EILEEN SULLIVAN WASHINGTON (AP) — If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have...

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

BY MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make...

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2 more leaks found along Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North...

Cosby jury pool: 1/3 say they’ve formed opinion on his guilt

BY JOE MANDAK, MARYCLAIRE DALE and DAKE KANG PITTSBURGH (AP) — One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case Monday said...

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of U.N. sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and...

US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

BY JAY REEVES BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A global adventurer when he wasn't seeing patients in small-town Alabama, Dr. Roland Yearwood recently left his rural...