With Hiroshima, Obama goes where predecessors stayed away

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima's haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city's A-Bomb Dome and

2016-05-13 01:57:15  

Senate panel says women should register for military draft

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel is seconding the call for women to register for a military draft.

2016-05-13 01:49:44  

Trump on best behavior as he woos Republicans but differences remain

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went on a charm offensive on Thursday to try to win the party establishment's support for his insurgent candidacy, but top Republi

2016-05-13 01:45:58  

House OKs bipartisan drug abuse bills, but Dems want money

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a mountain of bills addressing the nation's opioid abuse crisis, fueled by lawmakers' bipartisan craving for election-year action on the deadly epidemic. Yet the measures are leaving anti-drug advocates un

2016-05-13 01:25:16  

US Navy officer in charge of sailors held by Iran reassigned

The officer in charge of 10 US sailors who were briefly captured by Iran in the Persian Gulf was relieved of his command, the Navy announced. Commander Eric Rasch "was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command," the

2016-05-13 01:22:50  

The Latest: LA Memorial Sports Arena has its last hurrah

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on closing ceremonies for the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (all times local):

2016-05-13 01:11:25  

Colorado Senate candidate sidesteps forgery questions

DENVER (AP) — Colorado U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Keyser, once considered a preferred challenger to incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet by national Republican leaders, refused Thursday to answer questions about forged voter signatures on petitions tha

2016-05-13 01:04:04  

Former Trump butler posts online about killing Obama

The US Secret Service said Thursday it is "aware" that Donald Trump's former butler had repeatedly posted messages on Facebook about killing President Barack Obama and will conduct an investigation. The threatening posts by 84-year

2016-05-13 00:54:13  

Brazil's acting president promises to jumpstart economy

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Picking up Brazil's reins after the Senate voted to suspend President Dilma Rousseff, acting President Michel Temer pledged Thursday to jumpstart the stalled economy and push ahead with a sprawling corruption investig

2016-05-13 00:23:08  

Colorado's Jon Keyser sidesteps forgery questions

DENVER (AP) — Colorado U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Keyser has raised eyebrows by refusing to answer questions about forged voter signatures on petitions that placed him onto the state GOP primary.

2016-05-13 00:18:18  

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Donald Trump's day in Washington

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump came to Washington to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP leaders in Congress. Here's a look at Trump's day on Capitol Hill, as seen in images made by Associated Press

2016-05-13 00:17:54  

US unveils first federal methane regulations

The United States on Thursday unveiled the first federal regulations on methane -- a powerful greenhouse gas that accelerates global warming -- aimed at reducing emissions from new oil and gas operations. The Environmental Protection Agency rules

2016-05-13 00:15:11  

Secret Service to investigate Trump's former butler

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's former butler has drawn the attention of Secret Service for threats online he's made against President Barack Obama.

2016-05-13 00:10:37  

Trump says he and Ryan close on border security, trade and military: Fox News

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan largely agree on issues of border security, trade and beefing up the military. "I think for the most part we agree on a lo

2016-05-13 00:05:17  

Presidential air base briefly locked down after bomb threat

Joint Base Andrews, the military air base that is home to the US president's plane Air Force One, was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday after a woman claimed to be wearing a bomb. "At approximately 5:15 p.m. today, a woman walked into

2016-05-13 00:01:05  

UK hails progress, defends tax havens at corruption summit

Prime Minister David Cameron hailed progress on pursuing corrupt individuals at an international summit on Thursday, but rejected accusations he had failed to deliver transparency on Britain's overseas tax havens. More than 40 countries sign

2016-05-12 23:54:00  

Trump goes on charm offensive with Republicans but differences remain

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went on a charm offensive on Thursday to try to win the party establishment's support for his insurgent candidacy, but top Republi

2016-05-12 23:53:04  

Biden plays nice while picking sides in Florida Senate race

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden might be taking sides in Florida's Democratic Senate primary, but unlike Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, he's not getting nasty about it.

2016-05-12 23:45:33  

Tunisia says dozens of jihadists arrested in latest raids

The Tunisian government said Thursday that 37 suspects, including several jihadists linked to the Islamic State group, had been arrested in the security operations carried out the previous day. Another 21 other suspects were arrested in raids tha

2016-05-12 23:41:00  

Trump, Republican leaders hold 'positive' talks in Washington

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump fell short of winning an endorsement from House Speaker Paul Ryan Thursday but both men said they had taken a "positive step" toward unifying the party behind the billionaire's remarkable

2016-05-12 23:31:02  

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