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High court seems ready to send virus funds to Alaska Natives

Apr. 19, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed inclined Monday to say that hundreds of millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money tied up in court should benefit Alaska Natives rather than be spread more broadly among Native American tribes around the U.S. The justices...

China says US-Japan actions are stoking division

Apr. 17, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China hit back at the U.S.-Japan show of alliance during talks between President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, calling it an "ironic attempt of stoking division.” China said Suga and Biden's news conference Friday, in which they...

Japan, US showcase alliance, resolve in dealing with China

Apr. 16, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga showcased the alliance between their two countries as well as their shared resolve in dealing with China as they met at the White House on Friday in Biden's first face-to-face talks with a foreign leader as...

Princely letter: Philip apologized to Nixon for 'lame' toast

Apr. 16, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout his decades in public life, Prince Philip was known for putting his royal foot in his mouth with occasional off-the-cuff remarks that could be embarrassing. But his faux pas at a White House dinner with President Richard Nixon in 1969 was enough for Philip to...

Today in History

Apr. 14, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 14, the 104th day of 2021. There are 261 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 14, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North...

Column: Ping Pong Diplomacy resonates a half century later

Apr. 05, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

They were an unlikely group of trailblazing diplomats, including the 15-year-old who knew only that China was a big country filled with communists — and really good pingpong players. Tossed into the middle of a potential thawing in U.S. relations with China, though,...

Today in History

Apr. 01, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 1, the 91st day of 2021. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 1, 1954, the United States Air Force Academy was...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Mar. 31, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter's home in Virginia. His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death but did not reveal the cause, other...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Mar. 30, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter's home in Virginia. His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death but did not reveal the cause, other...

Vice presidents' policy projects come with political risks

Mar. 27, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence led the coronavirus task force only to be constantly overruled by the White House. Al Gore's efforts to “reinvent government" were largely forgotten during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Dan Quayle's revamping of space policy never got much notice to begin with....