Merkel: Pope urged her to fight for Paris climate deal

Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange gifts on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP) VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to...

US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. Crew members from the destroyer...

UK royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Public fury over the London high-rise fire is mounting as exhausted London firefighters continue their grim search Saturday for victims of the inferno that...

US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. Crew members from the destroyer...

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

President Donald Trump shows a signed executive order on Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami. From left are, Rep, Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Florida Gov. Rock Scott, Cary Roque, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald...

Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, after speaking about Cuba policy in Miami. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) MIAMI (AP) — Pressing “pause” on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S. and Cuba back...

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

President Donald Trump walks with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster from the Oval Office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Miami. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)...

Search on for 7 Navy crew after ship damaged in collision

The damage of the right side of the USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 16, 2017. The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side...

Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

Emergency workers walk on the roof of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, Friday, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of people turned to outrage Friday amid suggestions that...

Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

Protesters walk along a street after a vigil outside the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017. A Minnesota police officer was cleared earlier Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his...