Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

Money and pedigree can ofetn open doors that academics alone might not.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Twitter posts millions of tweets linked to Russia, Iran

Sheds light on how bad actors outside the U.S. sought to manipulate social-media discourse.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

The country just became the world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Read the transcript of AP’s interview with President Trump

He was interviewed by White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire on Tuesday.

  • Oct 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misses on storms, science, clean air

Scientists, economists and climate negotiators pointed out where his comments didn’t match reality.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Official: “He was walking around and shooting students and teachers in cold blood.”

Record number of immigrant families crossing US border

The president is angry and pushing once more for a reinstatement of a family separation policy.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Turkish police search Saudi consul’s home in Khashoggi case

A Turkish newspaper said the Washington Post columnist was tortured after entering the consulate.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Khashoggi’s name runs through Middle East history

The disappeared journalist’s family served the Ottoman Empire in Islam’s holy lands for centuries.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Mueller said ready to deliver key findings in his Trump probe

The regulations stipulate that he can present his findings only to Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Trump tells AP he won’t accept blame if GOP loses House

If Democrats take the House and pursue impeachment, the president said he will “handle it very well.”

  • Oct 17, 2018

Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over unspecified comments

His resignation complicates what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Trump calls Stormy Daniels ‘Horseface’

Trump has a long history of making demeaning remarks about women.

  • Oct 16, 2018

First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

The former pianist for John Mellencamp was fleeing from his home near Yakima when he was caught.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Trump reelection campaign has $100M head start over Democrats

More than half of the money came from individual supporters who are turning up at Trump rallies.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Judge: DeVos’ delay in helping defrauded students is unlawful

Tens of thousands of students whose schools were closed mid-program will have their loans forgiven.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Cases of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

It is “a pretty dramatic disease,” but fortunately most kids recover, A CDC doctor said.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The PEN American Center alleges that “official acts” by Trump have “violated the First Amendment.”

  • Oct 16, 2018

Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her ‘phony!’

For her part, Warren tweeted that Trump is a “cowardly elitist.”

  • Oct 16, 2018

Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi’s disappearance

Media reports suggested the Saudis might acknowledge that the writer was killed in Istanbul.

  • Oct 16, 2018