AP Top Headlines

Subscribe to AP Top Headlines feed
AP Top News at 9:10 a.m. EDT
Updated: 4 min 25 sec ago

Top intel official: US must do more to stop Russian meddling

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 5:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. response to Russian meddling and disinformation campaigns has not been strong enough to deter Moscow's activities, a top intelligence official said Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Suspicious mail triggers illness at Virginia military base

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three people at a northern Virginia military base have been transported to a medical facility and are in stable condition after a suspicious piece of mail was opened and nearly a dozen people felt ill....
Categories: In the News

APNewsBreak: Woman tells police Steve Wynn raped her in '70s

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 3:47pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A woman told police she had a child with casino mogul Steve Wynn after he raped her, while another reported she was forced to resign from a Las Vegas job after she refused to have sex with him....
Categories: In the News

Trump campaign chief lends name to penny stock tied to felon

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 2:43pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Associated Press investigation reveals that the political strategist and online guru who was just named as President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm tied to a convicted fraudster....
Categories: In the News

Report: Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 2:43pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Politico is reporting that the security clearance of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has been downgraded....
Categories: In the News

What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 2:43pm
New research calls into question what's in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets. Using a different intravenous fluid instead of the usual saline greatly reduced the risk of death or kidney damage, two large studies found....
Categories: In the News

Companies face mounting pressure to pick sides in gun debate

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 1:42pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- As the gun debate heats up following the massacre at a Florida high school, companies are under growing pressure to pick a side: whether to stand by the National Rifle Association or walk away....
Categories: In the News

Report: Anti-Semitic incidents soar by 57 percent in 2017

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 1:42pm
The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. last year, the highest tally that the Jewish civil rights group has counted in more than two decades, according to data it released Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Top intel official says US hasn't deterred Russian meddling

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 1:42pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. response to Russian meddling and disinformation campaigns has not been strong enough to deter Moscow's activities, a top intelligence official said Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Columbine principal's advice is sought after Fla. shooting

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:40am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- After school shootings like the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, administrators reach out to former Columbine High principal Frank DeAngelis for advice, since there is no book to teach what he learned after gunmen killed 12 of his students and a teacher in 1999....
Categories: In the News

US general: Russia is both 'arsonist and fireman' in Syria

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia is seeking to counter U.S. diplomatic influence by stoking conflict in Syria even as it portrays itself as an arbiter in the civil war, the top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday in notably pointed criticism of Moscow....
Categories: In the News

Lewis Gilbert, director of 3 James Bond films, dies at 97

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:40am
LONDON (AP) -- Director Lewis Gilbert, whose dozens of movies included three James Bond thrillers -"You Only Live Twice," ''The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker" - and the Swinging London classic "Alfie," has died at 97, colleagues said Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Report: Anti-Semitic incidents soar by 57 percent in 2017

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:40am
The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. last year, the highest tally that the Jewish civil rights group has counted in more than two decades, according to data it released Tuesday....
Categories: In the News

Cheers, protests as German court lets cities ban diesel cars

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 9:39am
BERLIN (AP) -- A German court ruled Tuesday that cities can ban diesel cars and trucks to combat air pollution, a decision with wide-ranging and costly implications that marks a turning point for diesel vehicles in Germany....
Categories: In the News

Ford and Miami to form test bed for self-driving cars

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 9:39am
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles....
Categories: In the News

Lewinsky calls Clinton affair a 'gross abuse of power'

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 8:39am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Monica Lewinsky says the affair that led to impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton "was not sexual assault" but "constituted a gross abuse of power."...
Categories: In the News

Ford and Miami to form test bed for self-driving cars

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 8:39am
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles....
Categories: In the News

Columbine principal's advice is sought after Fla. shooting

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 8:39am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- After school shootings like the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, administrators reach out to former Columbine High principal Frank DeAngelis for advice, since there is no book to teach what he learned after gunmen killed 12 of his students and a teacher in 1999....
Categories: In the News

FedEx bucks corporate trend, sticks with NRA

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 7:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another company, FedEx, has become embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida....
Categories: In the News

Israel suspends plan to tax Jerusalem church properties

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 7:35am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Jerusalem's mayor on Tuesday suspended a plan to impose taxes on properties owned by Christian churches, backing away from a move that had enraged religious leaders and led to the closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre....
Categories: In the News

Pages