Trump's remarks about changing European culture draw ire

President Donald Trump's recent lament that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe is echoing rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through transformative demographic changes.
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Reunited immigrant children scooped up into parents' arms

Immigrant children are being scooped up into their parents' arms as the Trump administration rushes to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite youngsters separated from their families at the border
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Bills' McCoy denies allegation of bloodying girlfriend

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false
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Trump pardon of Oregon ranchers sparks concern, jubilation

Two imprisoned ranchers who were convicted in 2012 of intentionally setting fires on public land in Oregon will be freed after President Donald Trump pardoned them
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US moves to unite migrant children with parents by deadline

Immigrant children around the U.S. are leaving shelters with their backpacks and a tender goodbye hug from staff members as the Trump administration begins reuniting dozens of youngsters with their parents under a court-ordered deadline
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Man says he left baby after car crash because he was heavy

Prosecutors say a man told investigators he left a 5-month-old baby boy in the woods after a car crash because the baby was very heavy
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Honduran woman vows to fight for asylum from Utah church

A Honduran woman who has been taking sanctuary with her two daughters in a Utah church for the past six months is vowing to keep fighting for asylum
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Judge who denied Trump policy known for immigration rulings

The Trump administration's effort to detain migrant families together for long terms collided with a formidable obstacle in a Los Angeles judge
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Capital Gazette writer McNamara 'always fair in his writing'

Capital Gazette sports reporter John McNamara, one of five newspaper employees shot and killed in Annapolis, was remembered for love of sports
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Nevada inmate wants his death sentence, painful or not

The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering
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Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer, 79, released from hospital

A spokeswoman says Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland has been released from a Washington hospital, where he was treated for pneumonia
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Temple business school dean forced out over falsified data

The dean of Temple University's business school has been forced out over falsified data submitted to rankings organizations about the school's online master's program
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Tesla announces deal for Shanghai factory

Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory
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Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

President Donald Trump is pardoning two cattle ranchers convicted of arson in a case that case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon
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Dozens of immigrant children will be reunited with parents

Parents prepare to reunite with children under 5 years old as court-ordered deadline arrives, weeks or longer after being separated at the border
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The Latest: Liberals rally on court steps against Kavanaugh

Democratic lawmakers and liberal groups are holding a raucous late-night rally on the steps of the Supreme Court to oppose President Trump's nominee, Brett Kavanaugh
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The Latest: Dems in pro-Trump states cautious on court pick

Three Democratic senators facing tough re-election campaigns in strongly pro-Trump states are reacting cautiously to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court choice
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The Latest: Pence to escort Kavanaugh to Senate on Tuesday

Vice President Mike Pence plans to escort Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate on Tuesday morning to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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The Latest: Sen. Rand Paul keeping 'open mind' on Kavanaugh

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he's keeping an "open mind" on President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court
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The Latest: McConnell calls Kavanaugh a 'superb' court pick

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a "superb" Supreme Court pick and that senators should "put partisanship aside" in considering him
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The Latest: Kavanaugh 'deeply honored' by Supreme Court pick

Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he is "humbled" and "deeply honored" to have been selected by President Donald Trump for the Supreme Court
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The Latest: Schumer vows to fight Trump's Supreme Court pick

The Senate's top Democrat says President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court puts abortion rights and health care protections for women "on the judicial chopping block."
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The Latest: Trump calls nominee Kavanaugh a 'judge's judge'

President Donald Trump has introduced his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as "a judge's judge" and cited his "proven commitment to equal justice under the law."
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The Latest: AP source: Trump told Kavanaugh of pick Sunday

President Donald Trump made his final decision to nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday night
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The Latest: Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump is nominating influential conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right
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Prosecutor disciplined over profane post about Maxine Waters

A Southern California prosecutor was placed on leave Monday after posting crude and profane attacks on Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady Michelle Obama, Mexican immigrants and the victim of a police shooting
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The Latest: AP source: Trump to tap Kavanaugh for high court

A senior White House official says President Donald Trump intends to nominate influential conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as he seeks to shift the balance of the court further to the right
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Judge denies US claim on 2 of 3 California immigration laws

A judge has dismissed the federal government's claim that U.S. law trumps two California laws intended to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally
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Couple who prayed for healing plead guilty in baby's death

Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer have pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and criminal mistreatment in the death of their premature daughter
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Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St. defend Jordan

A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio even as former coaching colleagues defend him
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Illegal fires ignite massive Colorado blazes, spur arrests

A small fire that was set illegally and left unattended likely ignited a destructive blaze in Colorado that destroyed several homes
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The Latest: Monday opinion raises speculation for Kavanaugh

A D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' 2-1 opinion issued Monday is raising speculation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee
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Baby survives 9 hours buried in western Montana woods

Montana authorities say a 5-month-old infant survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods and a man has been taken into custody
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GOP senator warns against trusting Putin 'mafia'

A senator who just returned from a congressional trip to Russia is warning against trusting President Vladimir Putin
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US will reunite and release over 50 immigrant children

A government attorney says more than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration, and the families will then be released into the U.S.
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The Latest: Cornyn says GOP won't back down from court fight

Sen. John Cornyn of Texas says Republicans know they're in for a contentious battle to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to serve on the Supreme Court
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Bishop criticizes priests who attended Trump rally as VIPs

A Roman Catholic bishop says four Montana priests who attended President Donald Trump's rally in Great Falls as VIPs last week should not have been wearing their clerical garb
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Deal struck to settle discrimination suit against Motel 6

Motel 6 has agreed in principal to settle a lawsuit that alleges it discriminated against some Latino customers at two Phoenix locations by giving their personal information to immigration agents who later arrested several guests
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The Latest: Dem: New swipe at 'Obamacare' shows court stakes

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says a weekend move by the Trump administration to undercut the Affordable Care Act is another reason for senators to closely scrutinize the president's Supreme Court nominee
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Weinstein lawyer says emails, witnesses show he's innocent

Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, has been released on bail on Monday while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman.
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Daredevil Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps
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Remaining wreckage of Flight 93 is buried at memorial

The remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 has been buried near the Pennsylvania memorial marking where it crashed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks
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US says it will release, reunite 50 immigrant children

A U.S. government attorney says at least 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be released with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for the Trump administration to reunify families forcibly separated at the border
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The Latest: Democrat faults conservative role in nomination

President Donald Trump has yet to announce his pick for the Supreme Court, but Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania _ up for re-election this year _ says he'll be opposed
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Ethics review requested as ex-coaches defend US Rep. Jordan

A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio even as former coaching colleagues defend him
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Family: Minneapolis police shooting not justified as man ran

Relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police last month believe the killing wasn't justified and are demanding criminal charges against the officers
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Indiana attorney general says groping allegations are false

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has rejected calls to resign, calling sexual misconduct claims 'vicious and false'
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Couple killed, father critically injured in motorcycle crash

Police say a couple died and a relative was critically injured when a car turned into the path of six motorcycles, hitting two of them, in central Minnesota
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GOP Senate candidate joins Gov. Walker in conga line

Gov. Scott Walker hasn't officially endorsed anyone in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, but there are numerous signals that his preferred candidate is state Sen. Leah Vukmir
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ACLU says US will miss deadline to reunite migrant families

The American Civil Liberties Union says it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday's deadline to reunite scores of young migrant children with their parents.
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Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

Starbucks will rid its stores of plastic straws at locations around the world, citing threat to oceans, environment
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Weinstein pleads not guilty, released on bail

Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, has been released on bail on Monday while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman.
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The Latest: Weinstein arrives at court to face new charges

Harvey Weinstein is at a Manhattan courthouse for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman
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Daredevil Tony Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps
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ACLU: Less than half of child reunions will meet deadline

The American Civil Liberties Union says it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday's deadline to reunite young children with their parents in more than half of the cases
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Vintage Tom Petty Guitar used on Dylan tour going to auction

A 1965 Gibson SG electric guitar played by Tom Petty during his tour with Bob Dylan will be auctioned, along with one the late rocker's top hats
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Crews battle destructive wildfires raging in US West

A wildfire flared up in Northern California and temporarily shut down a highway filled with people returning home from the holiday weekend
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ACLU: Many children unlikely to be reunited by deadline

The American Civil Liberties Union says it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday's deadline to reunite young children with their parents in more than half of the cases
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Aviation crash reported in Virginia residential area

Authorities say at least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in a residential area in Virginia
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Capital staffer remembered as 'smart, beautiful, talented'

Capital Gazette staffer Rebecca Smith is remembered as sweet and quiet, a good person with a beautiful smile
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Remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl dissipates after Dominica

The remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl has swept over Dominica and then dissipated, easing the threat to other eastern Caribbean islands recovering from last year's deadly hurricanes
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The Latest: California wildfire briefly shuts down highway

A new wildfire sparked in Northern California briefly shutting down a highway Sunday night
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Crews build containment around destructive California fires

Firefighters have been able to build containment around several destructive wildfires burning in California
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Looting follows violent fuel protests in Haitian capital

Looters are pillaging burned and vandalized shops in Haiti's capital following two days of violent protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices
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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales
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Remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl sweeps onto Dominica

The remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl swept over the tiny island of Dominica on Sunday evening as forecasters in the eastern Caribbean warned of the dangers from heavy rains on islands struggling to recover from last year's deadly hurricanes
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Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

Trump says he's still deliberating his decision on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
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Former Gov. Ray, who helped relocate refugees to Iowa, dies

Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa's Republican politics for years, has died
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Haiti unrest strands a number of US volunteer groups

Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices have led to canceled flights
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The Latest: US church groups stranded by Haiti disturbances

Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices have led to canceled flights
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New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

A once-secret city in northern New Mexico recently marked 75 years of discovery at Los Alamos National Laboratory with a day of speeches and activities
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Queen Latifah celebrates with hip-hop legends at Essence

Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah performed for the first time to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches
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Wildfires rage through California amid heat rage

Firefighters make progress against wildfires that have destroyed dozens of buildings and caused at least one death in California as a heat wave roasts the southern part of the state
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Factions in Miss America split over leadership, direction

Former Miss America winners and state pageant officials are split over the leadership and direction of the organization which was rocked by a 2017 email scandal
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Family of Ohio State doctor says it's cooperating in probe

Family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations and cooperating with school's independent investigation
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Prosecutor: 2 dead in house blast, no foul play suspected

Authorities say two people died in a house explosion in New Jersey in which no foul play is suspected
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Senate's McConnell on mission to reshape the courts

With McConnell leading the way, Trump wants to put his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come.
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Behind Ocasio-Cortez's upset victory, an unconventional crew

Energy healer. Heavy metal singer. Food blogger. Meet the offbeat campaign staff that helped propel Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez into the national political spotlight.
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US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

A US-China trade war raises economic uncertainty, threatens to drive prices up
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California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

Authorities say a wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it burns largely out of control
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