4 students shot at block party near Clark Atlanta University
ATLANTA (AP) — Four college students were wounded when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of 200 people outside a library near Clark Atlanta University and then escaped in the chaos, authorities said.
Trump insists US has 'very strong' gun background checks
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases.
Greenland fallout: Trump's canceled trip blindsides Denmark
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is "disappointed and surprised" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark "an absurd discussion."
The Latest: Danish PM standing behind Greenland leader
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's cancellation of his trip to Denmark (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is standing behind the government head of Greenland, the semi-autonomous Danish territory that U.S.
Merkel seeks 'frictionless' Brexit before meeting UK leader
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated Wednesday that she's still holding out for an amicable departure of Britain from the European Union, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson traveled to Berlin for the start of a high-stakes tour to press his case for reopening negotiations on Brexit.
Trump administration moves to end limits on child detention
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a decision that will almost certainly lead to a new court fight over the government's ability to hold migrant families until their cases are decided.
Fans visiting 'Stranger Things' sets bring boon to business
PALMETTO, Ga. (AP) — Soon after Netflix released "Stranger Things," fans of all ages came into Bradley's Big Buy grocery store in Palmetto, Georgia, dressed like characters from the show, and wandered toward the Eggo waffles aisle, cameras in hand.
Greece says it won't assist Iranian tanker sought by US
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece said on Wednesday it won't endanger its relations with the United States by aiding an Iranian supertanker sought by the U.S.
Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits.
Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US Fed release
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were back in positive territory Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S.
Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're needed for more important long-term benefits.
Venezuela crisis pushes women into 'forced motherhood'
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela's most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy.
Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins' Senate seat
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, in a decision cheered by scores of abuse survivors and victims' advocates demonstrating outside the court.
McCain's family fights to define legacy of civility, service
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cindy McCain stood on a knoll in Tempe, Arizona, last year and looked out over the Rio Salado. The spot where she stood, on 26 acres (11 hectares), is where she and her ailing husband, Sen.
China ties shape cautious reaction to Hong Kong protests
For Canada and the European Union, they are a "situation." For President Donald Trump, a potential stumbling block in ongoing trade disputes.
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US Fed release
BEIJING (AP) — Asia stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S.
Trump cancels Denmark visit because Greenland isn't for sale
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn't a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea.
Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps.
Philly police head resigns as bias suit roils department
Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned Tuesday amid allegations that members of his department engaged in sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against two women serving in the ranks.
Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland
HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise.
Trump and Maduro confirm talks between high-level officials
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that "secret" discussions had been taking place.
Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fall
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government, raising the possibility of new elections in the fall that could bring to power the anti-migrant interior minister who engineered Conte's downfall.
LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director.