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Ohio Democrat says she won't challenge Pelosi for speaker

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, the top potential rival to Nancy Pelosi for House speaker, dropped out of the running Tuesday, delivering a blow to efforts to topple the California Democrat.

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Caravan migrants weigh options after court blocks Trump ban

TIJUANA, Mexico — Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S were weighing their options Tuesday after a California court blocked President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers.

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Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least for now a potentially risky sit-down with prosecutors. It's the first time he has directly cooperated with the long investigation.

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Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.

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Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.

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The big question for new House Dems: Will you back Pelosi?

It's the thorny first question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi?

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Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor with whom he was having a domestic relationship, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer, authorities said.

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Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole after a plea deal kept the killer from facing the death penalty.

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AP Video: US woman dies on cruise ship after 14 story fall

The FBI is investigating the mysterious death of an American woman aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean.

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Limiting screen time for your kid? It's harder than it looks

CHICAGO — It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game "Fortnite" on a large screen.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Nov. 19, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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Will Kelly stay or won't he? Trump praises, criticizes aide

President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.

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Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

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Trump pondering Kelly's status, 3-5 Cabinet changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.

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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

NEW YORK — There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

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Searchers in California fires step up efforts ahead of rain

CHICO, Calif. — Searchers combing a Northern California town leveled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts Sunday ahead of rains forecast later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.

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Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.

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Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.

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Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Despite the 11th-hour rally, the benchmark S&P 500 index ended with its second weekly loss in four weeks.

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Mrs. Oleson of ‘Little House’ Katherine MacGregor dead at 93

Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV’s “Little House on the Prairie,” has died, a representative said Wednesday. She was 93.

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Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

Mark Toepfer came to this spit of sand on the Tampa Bay shore to soak up the sun, drink a beer and maybe do a little fishing — not to talk about elections.

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Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.

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US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said.

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President Trump revives criticism over fires ahead of California visit

With the confirmed death toll at 63, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump.

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Migrants won’t see armed US soldiers on border

As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won’t find are armed American soldiers standing guard.

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