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Graphic shows highlights from President Donald Trump's physical exam
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president’s mental fitness for office. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who...
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
NEW YORK (AP) — The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun. A group of attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia sued Tuesday to block the rules. So did Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser,...
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a meeting on North Korea in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Officials are discussing sanctions, preventing the spread of weapons and diplomatic options. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that if North Korea does not choose to negotiate on giving up its nuclear weapons that pose a growing threat to the United States it could trigger a military response. After a meeting of U.S. allies on how to beef...
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr., who became...
ATLANTA (AP) — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader - also regarded as one of America’s greatest orators - recalled driving one night from Atlanta to...
ATLANTA (AP) — The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump’s presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump’s own making. In the same week that he honored King by making a national park out of the ground where King was born and preached until his death, Trump denigrated...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally called on the national GOP to “grow a pair of ovaries” as she launched her Senate bid Friday, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President Donald Trump and his outsider playbook in one of the nation’s...
This combination of file photos shows Andrea Constand, left, walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial June 6, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.; and Bill Cosby, right, arriving for his sexual assault trial June 16, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A judge declared a mistrial June 17, 2017, when a jury was hopelessly deadlocked on charges Cosby drugged and molested Constand in 2004, but Cosby's retrial is set to begin April 2, 20
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn’t agree the first time around whether to accept a woman’s story that “America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. Now he faces a retrial in less than 90 days in a vastly different cultural climate, one in which powerful men from Hollywood...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ top elections official has chosen Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day, to hold the state’s 2018 primary. Secretary of State William Galvin on Tuesday also proposed a five-day early voting period before the primary election. Galvin has struggled to finalize a primary...
Boston Celtics forward Abdel Nader, left, reaches out for the ball during Thursday's game between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena in London. AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
LONDON (AP) — Ten seasons ago, the Boston Celtics came to London and won. They went on to win the NBA title. As they repeated the first half of that feat with a comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night, the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics provided more evidence that they...

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