HONOLULU (AP) — Lauren Bruner was getting ready for church in 1941 on his battleship, the USS Arizona, when the alarm sounded.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor had begun, and Bruner, then 21, scampered up five stories by ladder to the enormous anti-aircraft guns he was responsible for manning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests...
Chente Benavides of Cle Elum has a front-row seat to history today — he is celebrating Donald Trump’s inauguration as president in Washington, D.C.
“It’s electric down here,” Benavides said Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people...
NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republican win the White House.
The Georgia congressman and leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s said he will skip next week's inauguration of Trump at the Capitol, joining several other Democrats who have decided to boycott the historic event.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urged people to buy from outdoors retailer L.L. Bean — even though many of its products are made in China — as it faces calls for a boycott because of a company heiress' donations to his candidacy.
NEW YORK (AP) — After a string of major victories in recent years, LGBT activists are bracing for a different task in 2017 — trying to prevent Republicans in Congress and state legislatures from undermining those gains...
To receive an invitation to participate in a presidential inauguration parade is quite an honor.
So it is understandable the Talladega College Marching Tornadoes were honored to be invited to perform in President-elect Donald Trump’s Jan.
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Win or lose, Hollywood's biggest stars will be looking forward to Oscar once again at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards...
NEW YORK (AP) — Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, officials said Thursday, describing a security measure meant to stop deadly truck-driving attacks into crowds like those in Germany and France...
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech president has linked recent attacks in Europe to the ongoing influx of migrants escaping war-torn, poverty-stricken countries...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Civil War diaries of a Union officer and letters by a Union soldier can now be read on a Mississippi State University website.
The university said in a statement that the documents are part of the Ulysses S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):
Donald Trump says he wants "the people" to attend his presidential inauguration, dismissing the "so-called 'A' list celebrities" who he claims are seeking tickets to the Jan...
CHICAGO (AP) — At the end, not much was getting through to Helen Weithman. The memories she collected over 98 years were slipping away...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's children may see his move to the White House as a way to raise money for their favorite causes...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the Middle East's richest nations said Tuesday it would host its annual Washington party at Donald Trump's new hotel, underscoring the president-elect's unusual status as the owner of a major venue for events in the U...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government's capture of eastern Aleppo, held for more than four years by rebels, marks a horrific new chapter for Syria's largest city...
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge dealt a severe setback Monday to a longshot plan to deny Donald Trump the presidency through the Electoral College, refusing to suspend a Colorado law requiring the state's nine electors to vote for the presidential candidate who won the state in November.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and cover-ups.
Peter Oster graduated from UNL in May with degrees in Russian, global studies, political science and history. He is teaching English at science, technology, engineering and math-focused high schools in Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan, after previously studying abroad in Russia.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of PBS' "NewsHour" with Judy Woodruff and a veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates, died Monday of cancer, the network said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election, the latest example of bogus information spread by the internet's gatekeepers.
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — Judy Pennington voted for Barack Obama in 2008, decades after her grandfather dug up and sold coal from his property...
NEW YORK (AP) — He's called the spiraling federal debt a disaster, leads a party of avowed fiscal hawks and has promised to balance the budget.
But if you expect Donald Trump to act as a model of fiscal rectitude as president, the bond market has a message for you, and a very Trumpian one at that:
By Kathleen Bolus Staff Writer To escape a raging civil war, Anas Allouz left behind family and friends in Syria. Now, the Wilkes-Barre resident is sharing his story across Northeast Pennsylvania. Allouz spoke in front of a small group Thursday during the Refugee Family Experience event at Marywood University’s Nazareth Student Center.
So, the final count is Donald Trump, 1, Mike Pence, 1, and Hillary Clinton, 0.
That's the final tally of campaign events held in Sioux City over four-plus months after the two presidential nominees and their running mates were finalized at July national Republican and Democratic conventions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on legal arguments over allegations Republican volunteers are engaging in voter intimidation in the guise of preventing voter fraud (all times local):
A federal judge in Phoenix is refusing to issue an injunction sought by Democrats that would have ordered Republicans not to engage in illegal voter intimidation tactics at the polls next week.
Complete list of winners of Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee:...
CAMBRIDGE — Pre-performance nerves aren’t normally a thing for gymnast Mollie Korth, they’re not her style.
But even the Cambridge senior couldn’t prevent the butterflies from creeping into her stomach last month.
CHICAGO (AP) — They have waited 108 years for a championship. So with this World Series on the verge of slipping away, the Chicago Cubs could not wait any longer.
Manager Joe Maddon summoned closer Aroldis Chapman from the bullpen in the seventh inning for the first eight-out save of his big league career, a desperate move in a dire situation with the Cubs needing to hold off the Cleveland Indians in Game 5.
What about Hillary?Re: “How we rigged the election against Trump,” Gilbert Garcia, Oct. 19:Your columnist is trying to prove that people like himself have not rigged the election against Donald Trump.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will hold an event on the UW-Madison campus at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday at the Gordon Dining & Events Center, 770 W. Dayton St.
The event, sponsored by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will focus on early voting and is open to the public.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series at Wrigley Field on Saturday (all times local):
Corey Kluber beat the Cubs for the second time in four days, Carlos Santana and Jason Kipnis homered and the Cleveland Indians routed Chicago 7-2 Saturday night to move within one victory of their first World Series title since 1948.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton lashed out Saturday at the FBI's handling of a new email review, leading a chorus of Democratic leaders who declared the bureau's actions just days before the election "unprecedented" and "deeply troubling." Emboldened Republican rival Donald Trump seized on the reignited email controversy, hoping to raise new doubts about Clinton's trustworthiness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every presidential race has its big moments. This one, more than most.
A look back at some of the historic, amusing and cringe-inducing events of Campaign 2016...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):
FBI Director James Comey says he felt an "obligation" to send a letter to Congress advising lawmakers that the bureau is looking into more emails connected to Hillary Clinton after he had testified repeatedly that the investigation was completed.
During the final presidential debate, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump referred to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton as a “nasty woman.”
On Wednesday, Clinton supporters took the comment in jest and hosted a “Nasty Women Vote Dance Party” outside the Trump/Pence campaign office at South and Schell streets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
Jay Z, Katy Perry, Jon Bon Jovi and Jennifer Lopez are staging concerts around the country in support of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in the final weeks before Election Day.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump says he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach. But The Associated Press has found little evidence of such large-scale damage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events — and at least one joke made it into her remarks...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It was anything but quiet outside the college campus in Las Vegas that was the site for the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that returning the All-Star Game to Charlotte in 2019 is "a high priority," provided there's a resolution to a North Carolina law that restricts the rights of LGBT people...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stars of Hollywood and Broadway — including Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Mirren — put on a splashy fundraiser for Hillary Clinton...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The skyline shimmers, the music pulses and Donald Trump's helicopter swoops in for a landing.
Oozing authority, the billionaire strides purposefully — in slow-motion, for added impact — toward some important matter of business in "New York, my city," as Trump calls it.
Two more women have joined the list of those who say they were assaulted, groped or kissed without consent by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Several of the women have said they were moved to come forward after listening to Trump boast about such behavior in a 2005 video, in which he bragged about using his fame to force himself on women.
NEW YORK (AP) — The footage of Donald Trump released Friday in which he brags about aggressively groping women and trying to seduce a woman who is not his wife is the latest example of lewd and sexist comments made about women by the billionaire businessman and former reality TV star.