Germany’s Merkel to US: uphold, strengthen multilateralism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and United States Vice President Mike Pence arrive at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform to meet in close quarters....

In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and United States Vice President Mike Pence arrive at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform to meet in close quarters....

NBPA Officers Express Concern Over Oakley-Knicks Conflict

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officers with the National Basketball Players Association said Friday that the problems between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan could impact decisions future free agents make about playing for the New York Knicks. Oakley was...

Outside of Washington, Trump slips back into campaign mode

President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One as he arrives a Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Trump is spending a third weekend in a row at his Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)...

Appeals Court Rejects Ohio Lawsuit Over Health Care Law Tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine that challenged what DeWine called an unconstitutional health care tax levied on state and local governments. The 2015 lawsuit argued there was no precedent allowing the...

Warren Frost, Dr. Will Hayward on 'Twin Peaks,' dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of veteran actor Warren Frost, who played Dr. Will Hayward on TV’s “Twin Peaks,” says his father has died. According to his son, “Twin Peaks” co-creator Mark Frost, the 91-year-old Warren Frost died Friday at his home...

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The issue gained...

Iraqis risk all to spy on Islamic State militants in Mosul

FILE – In this Nov. 25, 2016 photo, Special forces Lt. Col. Ali Hussein, right, listens to an Iraqi informant, center, giving information about Islamic State militant positions on a mobile map, in the Bakr front line neighborhood, in Mosul, Iraq. More than 300 people inside...

N. Korea, Malaysia lock horns over apparent killing

A police officer closes the main gate to the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Malaysia performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader because the first procedure was...

Former NFL Running Back Trent Richardson Arrested In Alabama

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL running back Trent Richardson is facing a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in Alabama. Police in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover say the 26-year-old Richardson was jailed Friday with bond set at $1,000. A police statement says officers received...