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NEW YORK – Brewing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea put investors in a selling mood again Thursday, dragging U.S. stocks lower for the third day in a row. The latest sell-off was the most...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Frustrated with Trump, McCain unveils Afghan war strategy

WASHINGTON – In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Arizona Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that “America is adrift in Afghanistan” as he unveiled a war strategy of his own that includes more...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Postal Service: More red ink, missed payments as mail slumps

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service is warning that it will likely default on up to $6.9 billion in payments for future retiree health benefits for the fifth straight year. It is citing a coming...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Q&A: What does the U.S. military do on the island of Guam?

HONOLULU – The small U.S. territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea’s army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an “enveloping fire” around the island. The exclamation...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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How states are handling Trump’s voter information request

These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating voter fraud. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair’s home

WASHINGTON – FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday. Spokesman Jason Maloni said in a...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Want to live like a Trump? President’s old home is on Airbnb

NEW YORK – Want to live like a Trump? Now’s your chance: The president’s New York City boyhood home is on Airbnb. The 1940 Tudor-style house in Queens is being offered for $725 a night. The listing...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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A back road to hope: U.S. immigrants stream over into Canada

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods. Where the pavement...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Draft U.S. report says extreme storms driven by climate change

WASHINGTON – Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, a draft report produced by 13 federal agencies concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump blasts North Korea over new report about its nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it could face “fire and fury” after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence believes Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Democrats seek federal payments to Trump business

WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Asleep at the controls

U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World