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After 45 years, G-7 endures despite the Trump tweets

Aug. 23, 2019 5:42 AM EDT

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — For the 45th year in a row, seven of the most powerful people in the world will get together for an informal summit that has weathered everything from the Cold War through the global financial crisis to U.S. President Donald Trump's Twitter feed. Despite ups and downs, the Group of...

Trump steadily fulfills goals on religious right wish list

Aug. 20, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists' of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement. With a flurry of recent actions, Trump's administration is now winning their praise for aggressively...

Editorials from around New England

Aug. 16, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

CONNECTICUT Conn. already eclipsed on shared solar New Haven Register Aug. 16 The movement of light is the fixed definition for speed. The movement of Connecticut is pretty much the opposite. In recent years, about the only way Connecticut lands before New York and Massachusetts is alphabetically. There may be no...

Family seeks killer as girl's remains found after 30 years

Aug. 15, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — For more than 30 years, Jonelle Matthews' family could only wonder what had happened to the 12-year-old girl whose disappearance attracted the attention of the White House and shocked a rural Colorado community. They have faced false alarms over the years whenever human remains were...

Today in Arizona History

Aug. 14, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Aug. 18 On this date in 1868, Columbus and Marcy Adeline Gray, the first white settlers in what is now Phoenix, arrived in the Salt River Valley and pitched their tent on a little hill near the river. On this date in 1921, a plague of rabid dogs in Tucson forced police officers to...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Aug. 12, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. ___ EDITOR'S NOTE:...

'No timidity' for California governor's wife on key causes

Aug. 10, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was wrapping up a meeting with the president of El Salvador in April when his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, spoke up in fluent Spanish. What, she asked Salvador Sánchez Cerén, did he have to say about the country's poor record on women's...

For endangered species, threats outweigh success stories

Aug. 10, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (AP) — If there's one success story of the 1973 Endangered Species Act that Hampton Roads can appreciate, it's the bald eagle. The national bird was decimated in the Chesapeake Bay and disappeared entirely from the James River in the 1970s, a casualty of chemical pesticides. It was one...

Democrats use Iowa event to attack Trump _ not each other

Aug. 10, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking President Donald Trump rather than each other. Some of the loudest applause at the Wing Ding fundraiser came for...

Interactive border wall mural tells stories of deported

Aug. 10, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana returned Friday to the Mexican beach where her father entered the U.S. illegally before she was born, this time to put final touches on a mural of adults who came to the U.S. illegally as young children and were deported. Visitors who hold up their phones...