Philip Issa, Andrea Rosa and Maya Alleruzzo, The Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 10:12am
U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 8:53am
The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 8:35am
It wasn't long after the atomic bomb was dropped on Japan and World War II ended that the United States began to realize it had to do something with the waste that was being generated by defense-related nuclear research and bomb-making that would continue through the Cold War — and indefinitely.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday will call for a significant federal investment in teacher pay, a campaign aide says, the first policy proposal that she has put forth since officially launching her 2020 campaign.
Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo and Chad Day, Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 7:29am
Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel's confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.
Lisa Marie Pane and Emily Swanson, Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 7:03am
A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Ramesh Santanam and Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 11:19pm
Gunshots were fired overnight through the office window of the attorney for a white police officer acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager — a verdict that left Pittsburgh a city on edge Saturday.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Mark Sherman, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 10:45pm
Congressional Democrats are plotting strategy as they await the conclusions of Robert Mueller's now-completed Russia investigation, with senior lawmakers demanding full transparency and preparing for next steps if the results are favorable to President Donald Trump.