WASHINGTON | 7-year-old migrant girl held at US border dies in custody

WASHINGTON — U.S. immigration officials on Friday defended their actions in the detention of a 7-year-old…

WASHINGTON | US officials: China poses serious national security threat

WASHINGTON — Cyber threats from China and its theft of intellectual property from American companies pose…

NEW YORK | School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk

NEW YORK — The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles,…

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Life was beginning to return to normal Monday in Alaska following the powerful…

WASHINGTON | Mattis says he has extra authority to use military on border

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the White House has given him authority to use…

WASHINGTON | Trump’s refugee director changing jobs

WASHINGTON — The head of the Trump administration’s Office of Refugee Resettlement, which was criticized for…

LONDON | Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

LONDON — Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital’s…

CHICO, Calif. | The Latest: Rain predicted for North California fire zone

CHICO, Calif.— The Latest on California‘s wildfires (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Officials say they have…

NEW YORK | Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

NEW YORK — Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing…

LONDON | UN human rights expert says UK cuts to services causing harm

LONDON — A U.N. human rights expert says cuts to Britain‘s social support are causing misery…

CONCORD, N.H. | Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

CONCORD, N.H.— Dartmouth College was sued Thursday for allegedly allowing three professors to create a culture…

Internet traffic hijack dogs Google

Internet traffic hijacking disrupted several Google services Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services. Network-monitoring companies say…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls Whitaker ‘very highly respected man’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and changes at the Department of…

WASHINGTON | Pentagon quietly drops mentions of border mission’s name

WASHINGTON— The Pentagon has quietly stopped calling the deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border “Operation…

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | Broncos trade wide receiver Demaryius Thomas to Texans

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.  — The Denver Broncos traded nine-year veteran Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans on…

WASHINGTON | Trump says goal of new proposal is lower some US drug prices

WASHINGTON — Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has announced a…

SINGAPORE | Singapore companies sanctioned by US are family run

SINGAPORE  —Two Singapore companies sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department this week and accused of laundering…

NEW YORK | Capitals F Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension upheld by Bettman

NEW YORK— Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent’s…

WASHINGTON | Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

WASHINGTON — Contradicting a claim by a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department said Thursday that a…

SANTA ANA, Calif. | Mexican policeman held after meth found in car

SANTA ANA, Calif.  — Southern California authorities have arrested a Mexican police officer they say had…

NEW YORK | DOJ approves $69B CVS Health-Aetna merger, with conditions

NEW YORK — The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a…

KATHMANDU, Nepal | Nepal says its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

KATHMANDU, Nepal— Officials say the number of tigers roaming the jungles of Nepal has nearly doubled…

LONDON | The Latest: Russian envoy rejects reports of cybercrimes

LONDON — The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times…

DALLAS | Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department

DALLAS  — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own…

HOUSTON | $18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

HOUSTON — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18…

DALLAS | Owner of 3D-printed gun company accused of sex with minor

DALLAS  — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns is wanted on…

HOUSTON | Government to expand, extend Texas tent shelter for children

HOUSTON — The U.S. government will expand its tent shelter for immigrant minors crossing the southwest…

LAS VEGAS | Prisons chief: Supplier error got Nevada its execution drugs

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s prisons chief testified Tuesday that after more than 200 drug companies refused…

DALLAS | Authorities: Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter warrant

DALLAS — A white Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday on a manslaughter charge in the…