Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger....

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) -- The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific....

Clinton: My 'skin crawled' as Trump hovered on debate stage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled." She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, "Back up you creep, get away from me."...

Yemen officials: Saudi-led coalition strikes hotel, many die

CAIRO (AP) -- The Saudi-led coalition carried out several airstrikes in Yemen early on Wednesday, hitting a small hotel near the capital of Sanaa and killing dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels and civilians, Yemeni officials and witnesses said....

After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's foreign ministry on Wednesday snubbed White House adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. officials who arrived with him in Cairo, apparently in protest over the Trump administration's move to cut and delay aid to Egypt....

Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine earlier this month, Danish police said Wednesday....

Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard....

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles....

Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....

Lab-made "mini organs" helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) -- Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing she loved best, horseback riding....

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Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

PHOENIX (AP) -- A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers....

The Latest: Police say 4 arrested in connection with rally

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Latest on protests of President Donald Trump's visit to Phoenix (all times local):...

The Latest: Trump says US will 'probably' end NAFTA

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT):...

Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard....

3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash

DETROIT (AP) -- Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia....

Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California....

White nationalist says he'll turn himself in

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A white nationalist wanted for crimes authorities say were committed on the campus of the University of Virginia a day before a deadly rally has said he will turn himself in to authorities....

Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....

Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it....

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Clinton: My 'skin crawled' as Trump hovered on debate stage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled." She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, "Back up you creep, get away from me."...

Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger....

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) -- The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific....

Tillerson says US could punish Pakistan if no cooperation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days....

Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard....

New Afghanistan plan could offer clues to 'Trump Doctrine'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes....

Glam shot gets ugly: Mnuchin wife touts style, slams critic

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a glam shot that got ugly....

White House renews request for privacy for Trump's young son

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Tuesday renewed its request to the news media for privacy for President Donald Trump's young son, Barron, after a conservative news and opinion website criticized the casual attire he wore home after the family's summer vacation....

Kansas Rep. Yoder tries to balance GOP views, centrist tone

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A Republican congressman in Kansas sought Tuesday night to sound bipartisan, centrist notes while defending the GOP's approach on health care and other issues during a town hall meeting with national Democrats already targeting him in a district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year....

Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....

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Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James....

On Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

MIAMI (AP) -- It's not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair....

Pick 6: Top players toiling for teams likely to struggle

When The Associated Press preseason All-America team was released Tuesday, eight schools placed multiple players on the all-star squads: Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Washington, Penn State, USC and Virginia....

ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee....

Strong armed: Browns rookie quarterback Kizer named starter

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- DeShone Kizer has strong-armed his way into a starting job....

Steelers holdout Bell hints at Sept. 1 return in Tweet

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team on Sept. 1, the day after Pittsburgh's final preseason game....

Pujols passes Sosa on HR list, Angels beat Rangers 10-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- For Albert Pujols, the home runs keep coming and the records keep falling....

Bryant nicked, lefty Rizzo plays 3B, Cubs beat Reds 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) -- With the Cubs comfortably ahead, Joe Maddon added to his lore as a manager who's not afraid to go against tradition and have some fun, too....

Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The carnival finally hit town Tuesday, with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. putting on a bit of a fashion show before promising to knock each other out in their highly anticipated boxing match....

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends international career

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney called time on his often tempestuous international career on Wednesday, retiring from duty after spurning an offer to return to the squad....

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