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Trump praises strength of US-French alliance

Apr. 24, 2018 10:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Praising the strength of America's oldest alliance, President Donald Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House Tuesday with a pomp-filled ceremony on the South Lawn, opening a day of talks on the future of the Iran nuclear deal and the crisis in Syria. Trump said...

The Latest: Cosby's wife in courtroom for defense closing

Apr. 24, 2018 9:59 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Bill Cosby's spokesman says the comedian's wife will be in the courtroom for the defense closing argument. Cosby arrived for the 12th day of his sexual assault retrial Tuesday morning accompanied for the...

Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson

Apr. 24, 2018 9:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles said Tuesday it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again with the birth of a third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The duchess gave birth to the 8-pound, 7-ounce (3.8 kilogram) boy Monday morning at St. Mary's Hospital in London. The new prince is a younger...

Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack

Apr. 24, 2018 9:46 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant. Alerted to the theft of a BMW from a car dealer last week, officers decided against a risky police chase, knowing the car...

'RFK Funeral Train' show: Kennedy's final journey in photos

Apr. 24, 2018 9:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 50 years ago this June fractured the nation just two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and five years after his brother John F. Kennedy was killed. But RFK's funeral, particularly the train that took his body from a...

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

Apr. 24, 2018 9:26 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders? With less than a month to go until she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, Meghan Markle most likely has already chosen her wedding dress — though what it looks like is expected to remain a...

Cosby jury to decide: Serial rapist or con artist's mark

Apr. 24, 2018 9:20 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Accompanied for the first time by his wife of more than 50 years, Bill Cosby walked into a courthouse Tuesday morning ahead of closing arguments in his sexual assault retrial. Camille Cosby had been absent from the courtroom as prosecutors called a series of women to the stand who...

Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

Apr. 24, 2018 9:05 AM EDT

MOUNT BETHEL, Pa. (AP) — A musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died. His son, Chris, says 94-year-old Bob Dorough died of natural causes Monday at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. According to his biography, the jazz musician "set the multiplication tables to...

2 approaches to turning recycled materials into art

Apr. 24, 2018 8:25 AM EDT

What have you not seen recycled into an art form? Everything from T-shirts to trash finds new life, as artists and crafters scramble to create something new out of something old. Here's a look at two couples who have found interesting ways to turn recycling into art, and enjoy doing it together. ___ Jennifer...

Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec welcome twins

Apr. 24, 2018 6:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec have something to dance about. The former "Dancing with the Stars" partners have welcomed twins into the world. Johnson posted on Instagram that their "little angels" were born on Monday morning. The 41-year-old says she never thought her heart could feel...