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Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico border

Oct. 20, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis, underscored by dramatic images of a caravan of Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. and dozens of people climbing the border fence in Arizona. The...

Mothers of big families challenge Macron's fertility stance

Oct. 18, 2018 1:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families both at home and abroad for comments he made about women and fertility in Africa. Hundreds of French and American women took offense at a September speech that Macron made at the Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers...

Correction: Film-Chalamet and Carell story

Oct. 17, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about the film "Beautiful Boy," The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote about drug use by Timothee Chalamet's character to Steve Carell. A corrected version of the story is below: Carell and Chalamet on bonding for the film 'Beautiful Boy' Steve Carell and...

Even tech execs fret about their kids' smartphone addictions

Oct. 17, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick occasionally sees his 13-year-old daughter getting lost in her smartphone and wonders: Is technology messing with children's brains, even as it enlightens and empowers them in ways that weren't possible when his generation grew up? What sets Herrick...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

Oct. 17, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. "OFF THE RECORD" indicates where portions of the interview occurred that were not for publication. ___ President Donald Trump: How is the business of the news?...

First, Olympic gold for sisters, now time to start families

Oct. 17, 2018 3:09 AM EDT

Everything about 2018 is going almost exactly to plan for Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson. The twin sisters scratched off the first item on their to-do list by helping the United States end a 20-year gold medal drought at the Olympics. Monique scored the tying goal late in regulation and...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

Oct. 17, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. "OFF THE RECORD" indicates where portions of the interview occurred that were not for publication. ___ President Donald Trump: How is the business of the news?...

The Latest: Sheriff dismisses Miami tip in missing girl case

Oct. 16, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Authorities looking for a missing Wisconsin teenager whose parents were found dead in their home say a tip placing the girl's...

Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

Oct. 16, 2018 3:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are being...

A prince or princess?: Facts about Harry and Meghan's baby

Oct. 15, 2018 10:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here are answers to some questions about the baby-to-be. WILL THE BABY EVER BE KING OR QUEEN? It is very unlikely. Harry and Meghan's first...