02202019What's Hot:

The Latest: Case filed in Sweden against Syrian officials

BEIRUT (AP) – The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A European human rights group says nine Syrians have filed a criminal complaint in Sweden against senior officials in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government. The [...]

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The acting secretary of defense says [...]

The Latest: Booker sees ‘lot of pathways’ on health care

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker is among several Democratic presidential contenders who back universal health insurance coverage, but he’s acknowledging that compromise may [...]

The Latest: Attorney says process for Census query ‘rotten’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on closing arguments in lawsuits before a U.S. judge in San Francisco challenging the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census (all times local): 12:10 p.m. An [...]

The Latest: French minister ‘disgusted’ by protester attacks

PARIS (AP) – The Latest on the French yellow vest protests in Paris (all times local): 6 p.m. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has gone on Twitter to express his “disgust” as French yellow vest protesters set alight an [...]

The Latest: Judge orders April 9 redo of Georgia election

ATLANTA (AP) – The Latest on a judge ordering a Georgia election redone after two botched rounds of voting (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge is ordering an April 9 election to redo voting for a Georgia legislative seat after two prior [...]

The Latest: Mayor “relieved” about police shooting report

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on the police shooting of a black man in an Alabama shopping mall (all times local): 11:15 a.m. An Alabama mayor says officials are relieved over a state report that cleared a police officer of wrongdoing [...]

The Latest: Virginia House Speaker urges governor to resign

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Latest on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and racist photo in medical school yearbook (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The Republican speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates says there’s little appetite to try to [...]

The Latest: Venezuela’s Maduro defiant despite EU pressure

MADRID (AP) – The Latest on Venezuela’s political crisis (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is remaining defiant amid European Union pressure to stand down and is accusing the United States of preparing [...]

Trump is latest to give State of Union at time of turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is the latest chief executive to deliver a State of the Union address at a time of turmoil. But others may have had it even worse. Abraham Lincoln delivered a written report during the Civil War, [...]