Wrong-way, head-on crash on Indiana highway kills 4, police say

Wrong-way, head-on crash on Indiana highway kills 4, police say

This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows the scene of a crash on Interstate 90, early Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 in Gary, Ind.  (AP) Four people, including a teenager, were killed on Interstate 90 in Indiana when a driver, going the wrong way, crashed into another vehicle, police say. Indiana State Police said…
Trump Hits Canada Over Trade Talks: U.S. Shouldn’t Have to ‘Buy’ Allies with ‘Bad’ Deals

Trump Hits Canada Over Trade Talks: U.S. Shouldn’t Have to 'Buy' Allies with 'Bad' Deals

President Donald Trump on Saturday took aim at unfair trade practices in a series of tweets after the U.S. and Canada failed to reach Friday’s deadline to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The president began his tough trade talk by declaring there is “political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA…
Pirro to Jeff Sessions: Either Resign Immediately or Put on Your Big Boy Pants and Be a Real Attorney General

Pirro to Jeff Sessions: Either Resign Immediately or Put on Your Big Boy Pants and Be a Real Attorney General

Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” host Jeanine Pirro lambasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions in her “Opening Statement” segment and called on him to resign or to put on his “big boy pants and be a real attorney general.” Pirro said Sessions was “not wanted” in the Trump administration and accused him of being used…
Pope Urges Action Against ‘Emergency’ Ocean Pollution Amid Church Sex Abuse Scandal

Pope Urges Action Against 'Emergency' Ocean Pollution Amid Church Sex Abuse Scandal

Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to action against pollution, describing the state of ocean littering as an “emergency,” while the church’s sex abuse scandal intensifies. In honor of World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Francis made the appeal in a message to galvanize Christians and others to work to save what he hails…
‘Democratic Socialist’ Running for NY State Senate Called on Falsehoods in Bio

'Democratic Socialist' Running for NY State Senate Called on Falsehoods in Bio

A woman running as a “Democratic Socialist” for the state senate in New York is in hot water for what accusers say are falsehoods in her biography, multiple reports say. Julia Salazar is running to oust eight-term Democrat state Sen. Martin Dilan in the upcoming general election, but critics say that Salazar has a number…
Education Secretary Will Not Stand in Way of Funding for Armed Teachers

Education Secretary Will Not Stand in Way of Funding for Armed Teachers

In a letter posted August 31, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made clear she will neither stand in the way of funding to armed teachers nor will she seek to provide such funding. DeVos made clear she has no intention of trying to play the role of a legislator. Moreover, she believes the guidelines for …
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes Meghan McCain mourning her father, Sen. John McCain; protests in Germany and North Carolina; and a…
California approves measure to pass on wildfire costs

California approves measure to pass on wildfire costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin. The measure is part of a wide-ranging plan to reduce the threat of wildfires,…
At Gaza protests, medical workers face great danger

At Gaza protests, medical workers face great danger

KHUZAA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each Friday, volunteer medic Asmaa Qudih goes through a tense ritual: She prays, kisses her mother's hand and packs a bag with medical supplies as she heads off to work at the weekly mass protests along Gaza's border fence with Israel. Treating the wounded has become dangerous for Gaza's emergency…
Papadopoulos: Trump ‘nodded’ at suggestion of Putin meeting

Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "nodded with approval" at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing Friday night that seeks leniency for a former campaign aide who lied to the FBI. Lawyers for George Papadopoulos are seeking probation, saying the foreign policy adviser misled agents during…