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Mattis outlines strategic hazards facing next Pentagon chief

Mattis outlines strategic hazards facing next Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON — The extraordinary resignation letter that Defence Secretary Jim Mattis handed to a surprised President Donald Trump was not just a product of two years of accumulating frustration with an impulsive boss, but an outline of the strategic h

Plans to expand Detroit's Motown Museum get $2M boost

DETROIT — The Motown Museum's expansion plans are getting a year-end boost of more than $2 million from various organizations. The Detroit museum announced this week that it received a $1.
Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting in a New York hospital following surgery to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court's oldest justice has been treated for cancer and her second stay in a hosp
Correction: YE-Top 10 Stories story

Correction: YE-Top 10 Stories story

NEW YORK — In a story Dec. 20 about the top 10 news stories of 2018, The Associated Press gave an incorrect breakdown of students and staff killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Somalia blast kills at least 16 near presidential palace

NAIROBI, Kenya — An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 20 others, police said.
Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

WASHINGTON — A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall, a chaotic postscript for Republicans in the waning d
Fresh anti-India protests in Kashmir as troops kill 6 rebels

Fresh anti-India protests in Kashmir as troops kill 6 rebels

SRINAGAR, India — A gunbattle between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels early Saturday left six militants dead and triggered a new round of anti-India protests in the disputed Himalayan region.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are married

The archbishop of Canterbury has declared Prince Harry and Meghan Markle husband and wife.
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