AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has made secret contact with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they...
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state’s first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by...
Wildlife roam where US once made nuclear and chemical arms

Wildlife roam where US once made nuclear and chemical arms

DENVER (AP) — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the...
Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday rejected the United States’ latest request not to release a seized Iranian supertanker, clearing the way for the vessel...
Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

LONDON (AP) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a...
Sanders’ criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population

Sanders’ criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory...
Biden’s prism of loss: A public man, shaped by private grief

Biden’s prism of loss: A public man, shaped by private grief

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night before Joe Biden’s world collapsed, he sat in a picture-perfect scene with his wife by the fireside in their Delaware living...
Biden’s prism of loss: A public man, shaped by private grief

Biden’s prism of loss: A public man, shaped by private grief

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night before Joe Biden’s world collapsed, he sat in a picture-perfect scene with his wife by the fireside in their Delaware living...
Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous...
Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for latest rally

Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for latest rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Heavy rain fell on tens of thousands of umbrella-toting protesters Sunday as they marched from a packed park in central Hong Kong, where...