Battered by scandal, Marines issue new social media policy

FILE – In this March 10, 2017 file photo, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. Battered by a nude photo scandal, the Marine Corps has published a longer and more detailed social media policy, laying out the professional...

Who’s happy, who’s not: Norway tops list, US falls

FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2016 file photo, a smiley face is seen on a sunflower in a sunflower field in Lawrence, Kan. Over the past decade as income in the U.S. has gone up, self-reported happiness levels have fallen fast, some of the biggest slides in the world. Yet this...

Key injuries could derail South Carolina, Notre Dame women

South Carolina guard Kaela Davis (3) celebrates at the conclusion of a second-round game in the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament against Arizona State on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Arizona State 71-68. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)...

China’s trading partners alarmed by food import controls

In this photo taken Friday, March 17, 2017, a vendor takes stock of imported food at a mall in Beijing, China. China’s trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require...

It’s been a season of coaching stability, rare for the NBA

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle gestures in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) MIAMI (AP) — There were 10 coaching changes in the NBA during this past offseason, an...

Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive

In this photo taken March 16, 2017, Hussein Dabajeh, 30, a lifelong Dearborn, Mich. resident who owns a hookah shop and lounge, said his ancestors first came to the U.S. from what’s now Lebanon in 1911. Still, he usually looks for the “other” box when offered...

Tipping Off: On to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament

Michigan guard Derrick Walton Jr. (10) and guard Andrew Dakich (11) celebrate following a 73-69 win over Louisville in a second-round game in the men’s NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) It’s on to the...

NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, second from left, is hugged by Chris Silva, left, as they celebrate after a second-round game against Duke in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)...

NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, second from left, is hugged by Chris Silva, left, as they celebrate after a second-round game against Duke in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)...

Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of their meeting as a part of Japan-Russia foreign and defence ministers meeting at Iikura guest house in Tokyo, Japan Monday, March 20, 2017. The foreign and defense...