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Trump backs Sen. Hatch for 8th term in bid to block Romney

As a candidate, Donald Trump called for congressional term limits.

Gloria Estefan receives Kennedy Center Honors, says Trump not attending “very

Gloria Estefan was one of five entertainers who was recognized Saturday evening at the Kennedy Center Honors, the first Cuban American to be awarded such an accolade. The other

Gloria Estefan is about to get the honor of her life

Miami singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan will be the first Cuban American to receive the prestigious honor. Norman Lear, LL Cool J, Lionel Richie and Carmen de Lavallade are the

Attorney: Conyers to discuss future amid harassment claims

An announcement is planned Tuesday via a Detroit radio talk show on the political future of U.S. Rep. John Conyers who is beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former

A drunk man hit a pregnant woman who offered him a ride, then pulled out a gun,

An Oregon man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a man as bystanders, including a pregnant woman, tried to keep him from driving drunk.

Mold is found in bottled water for babies; FDA posts consumer alert and recall

Kroger recalled gallon containers of Comforts For Baby Purified Water in 12 states after complaints of mold in the water prompted testing that confirmed the complaints.

These are Time Magazine’s Person of the Year finalists

TIME magazine announced 2017 Person of the Year finalists today. On the shortlist: Patty Jenkins, President Donald Trump and NFL’s Colin Kaepernick.

The Latest: Congressman surprised by claims against ex-aide

U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman of California says he is surprised and saddened by a sexual harassment claim against one of his former top staffers.

The Latest: Lawyer: Announcement on Conyers' future planned

An attorney for U.S. Rep. John Conyers says an announcement on the congressman's future amid sexual harassment allegations will be made on a Detroit radio talk show.

Kansas headed toward debating tax increase again for schools

Kansas legislators are headed toward considering their second big tax increase within a year because of a state Supreme Court order to increase spending on public schools.

The Latest: UN calls for immediate halt to fighting in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — The latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local):12:25 am.The United Nations is urging an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen's capital following the dramatic

Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist's car bomb killing

VALLETTA, Malta — Ten suspects were arrested Monday for the car bomb slaying of a prominent Maltese journalist who covered corruption, the prime minister and other authorities

4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins

MADRID — Political parties in Catalonia started campaigning Monday for the early regional election called by the Spanish government in hopes of quashing the region's independence

Why does your body twitch as you're falling asleep?

If you’ve ever found yourself drifting off to sleep only to be woken by a vigorous, full-body twitch or jerk, then do not feel alarmed. You’re among the estimated 60-70% of

Meek Mill's lawyers seek judge's removal, citing FBI probe

PHILADELPHIA — Rapper Meek Mill's lawyers renewed their call for a judge who sentenced him to step aside on Monday, saying "there was an FBI investigation" into her conduct and

Ex-Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president, dies

CHICAGO — Former longtime Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95.The World War II veteran and former prosecutor died

Trump, congressional leaders plan White House budget meeting

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences, top lawmakers and the White House said Monday,

Is Jared Kushner's hard line on Iran bringing conflict, not peace, to the Middle

The administration's bellicose rhetoric might be hurting Kusher's diplomatic efforts.

Why is Kim Jong Un being considered for Time's Person of the Year? Hitler won

Like it or not, Kim Jong Un has had a huge impact on global affairs in 2017.

U.S. Air Force is a "hundred percent" ready to attack North Korea, base

"We can handle that problem,” a U.S. Air Force fighter said of possible military combat.

Yemen's former president assassinated after his last 'dance on the heads of

The assassination of Yemen's former president was unexpected. An investigator who studied — and met — Ali Abdullah Saleh fills in some of the history of Yemen's most powerful man.

Future of Irish border remains an obstacle in Brexit talks

The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of their divorce, as agreement on how to maintain an open Irish border

Mexican media outlets team up to combat journalist murders

More than three dozen Mexican media organizations announced Monday that they are joining forces to try to combat a wave of journalist killings in the country, including at least

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban on residents of 6 mostly Muslim

The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.

U.S. federal judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

Just hours before U.S. President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same

Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original

Trump's travel ban too restrictive, U.S. appeals court rules

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration's limited view of who is allowed into the country under the president's travel ban.

Supreme Court OKs enforcement of Trump's travel ban, with some exceptions

The U.S. Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.

IOC has evidence to back Russian Olympic ban

The International Olympic Committee's executive board will decide Tuesday whether Russia will be allowed to send a team to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. Here's a look at

Trump to significantly reduce national monuments in Utah by 1.2-million hectares

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrank two wilderness national monuments in Utah by at least half in the biggest rollback of public land protection in U.S. history, drawing

Malta announces 10 arrests in slaying of anti-corruption journalist

Ten Maltese suspects have been arrested over the Oct. 16 car bomb slaying of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's prime minister and other authorities say.

His tattoo said ‘Do not resuscitate.’ Doctors wanted another opinion.

[caption id="attachment_6093468" align="aligncenter" width="1493"] A man with the words “do not resuscitate” tattooed on his chest (shown here

EU, U.K. leaders fail to get Brexit deal, but remain optimistic

The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of divorce.

John Anderson, who challenged Reagan, Carter for president as independent in

John B. Anderson, an Illinois Republican who mounted a serious third-party bid for the White House in 1980, died Dec. 3 in Washington. He was 95.

Trump cuts protected Utah lands

President Donald Trump has announced big cuts to two of Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments in a bid to boost development, angering tribes and environmental groups that

Trump backs Alabama Senate candidate Moore

US President Donald Trump has endorsed US Senate candidate Roy Moore, throwing his weight behind the embattled Alabama Republican before a special election next week that has been

Scotland, Wales, London want Brexit deal

Scotland, Wales and London should all benefit from any special deal given to Northern Ireland to smooth access to European Union markets after Brexit, the three regions' most

May holds off Brexit deal amid Irish row

British Prime Minister Theresa May has failed to strike a Brexit divorce deal with EU negotiators in Brussels despite earlier reports of a breakthrough agreement that would have

Why Irish border deal is crucial to Brexit


Yemeni ex-president Saleh killed by allies

Veteran former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in a shooting after switching sides in Yemen's civil war, abandoning his Iran-aligned Houthi allies in favour of a