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At Least 100 Injured, 3 Missing in Philippines Factory Fire

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — More than 100 workers, including three Japanese, were injured and at least three were missing in a fire that hit a huge factory south of Manila and sent thousands of employees running to safety, an offic..

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US, Mexico Deny Trump Threatened to Send Troops Across Border

The United States and Mexico are both denying that U.S. President Donald Trump warned he was ready to send American troops into Mexico.
The Associated Press and a Mexican journalist in Washington both reported that Trump tol..

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US Judge Orders Trump Administration to Allow Entry to Immigrant Visa Holders

LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK — A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled President Donald Trump's administration must allow immigrants with initial clearance for legal residency to enter the United States from seven Muslim-ma..

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Mattis to Discuss Missile System in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — As he arrived in Seoul Thursday, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would sound out ally South Korea on efforts to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, including plans to deploy a U…

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Famous US Groundhog to Make Annual Weather Forecast

Weather-watchers across the United States are poised Tuesday to hear whether they can count on an early spring, or six more weeks of winter.
But the accuracy of this annual forecast is dubious, as the prediction is made by a..

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President Trump, Military Split on Climate Change

NORFOLK, VA — A nondescript metal box at the end of an unremarkable pier in Norfolk, Va. is one key to why the U.S. Navy is concerned about climate change.
For nine decades, the Sewells Point tide gauge or its ancestors have..

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Senate Battle Brewing Over Trump Supreme Court Pick

A confirmation battle is brewing in the U.S. Senate over President Donald Trump's nomination of federal judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Some Democrats have come out against Gorsuch, and Trump is urging Republica..

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Republican-dominated Senate Backs Trump’s Cabinet Picks

The Republican-dominated U.S. Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state and advanced four other nominees for Cabinet posts, despite efforts by Democrats to disrupt the process. Zlatica ..

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Report: Trump Berates Australian Leader Over Refugee Deal

SYDNEY — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Thursday he had spoken candidly and frankly with U.S. President Donald Trump, but would not confirm a Washington Post report that Trump had berated him over a refugee s..

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Trump, Abe to Add a Day to Summit, Head to Florida

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are planning to extend their summit meeting scheduled for February 10 by one day, two Japanese government sources with direct knowledge of the matter ..

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Hawaiian Republican Lawmaker Considers Switch to Democrats

HONOLULU — A Republican lawmaker in deep-blue Hawaii is considering switching parties to become a Democrat after she was pressured to give up her leadership role for criticizing President Donald Trump.
Rep. Beth Fukumoto said..

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Protesters at California University Stop Speech by Controversial Alt-right Speaker

A protest turned violent Wednesday night at the University of California at Berkeley campus, where the polarizing head of an iconoclastic far-right website was scheduled to speak.
Milo Yiannopoulos was invited by the campus ..

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Activists Grow Anxious as Dakota Pipeline Review Begins

WASHINGTON/CANNON BALL, N.D. — Native Americans and activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline project expressed alarm on Wednesday after federal lawmakers from North Dakota said the final permit had been granted for the..

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Trump Witnesses Return of Remains of Navy SEAL Killed in Yemen

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, DELAWARE — Assuming the somber duties of commander in chief, President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip Wednesday to honor the returning remains of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in a weekend raid in Yemen..

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Netanyahu Tweets Like Trump; ‘It’s A Lot of Fun,’ He Says

Benjamin Netanyahu doesn't just appreciate Donald Trump's politics. He is starting to sound like him on Twitter.
Over the past year, the Israeli prime minister has increasingly taken to social media to make policy ..