Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

In a Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 photo, Kentucky Republican state Sen. Ralph Alvarado sits in the Senate floor in Frankfort, Ky. Alvarado, a medical doctor in the Kentucky Senate, is leading the effort to restrict smoking in a state that leads the country in smoking rates. (AP...

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with...

Malaysia looks for 4 North Korean suspects who left country

Police officers guard the main gate of forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler’s outcast...

SpaceX trying again to launch rocket from historic moon pad

A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. SpaceX halted the countdown with...

Swedes scratch heads at Trump’s suggestion of major incident

President Donald Trump smiles as he prepares to speak at his “Make America Great Again Rally” at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads...

Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul

FILE — In this Jan. 24, 2017 file photo, Iraqi Army soldiers celebrate with residents of liberated neighborhoods as they hold upside down a flag of the Islamic State group, in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq. The U.N. and several aid organizations say an estimated 750,000...

US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, his wife Karen and his daughter Charlotte, from left, stand behind the gate with the infamous writing “Work sets you free” as they visit the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau near Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017,...

Malaysia searches for 4 N. Korean suspects who left country

Malaysia’s National Police Deputy Inspector-General Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, speaks as Selangor Police Chief Abdul Samah Mat listens during a press conference at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Malaysia’s...

Takes a village: ‘Greek Freak’ got many assists growing up

In this Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, photo, graffiti by artist Same84 depicting Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetonkoumpo covers the basketball field in Athens, Greece, of Tritonas, the first team of Giannis Antetokounmpo. From a scrawny, literally hungry kid kicking a ball around...

Revived by rally, Trump turns back to governing

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the “Make America Great Again Rally” at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One day after...