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Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky., speaks to a gathering of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Covington, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington...

Russians march to remember slain opposition leader Nemtsov

People gather together prior a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was killed two years ago, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Several thousand people held a march in Moscow in memory of the Russian opposition leader to mark the second anniversary of...

Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

Iraqi security forces advance during fighting against Islamic State militants in the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, Feb. 25. 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday...

Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

Malaysia’s Health Minister Subramaniam Sathasivam speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Subramaniam said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s half brother was so high that it killed...

The Latest: Malaysia: Poison killed Kim within 20 minutes

Hazmat crews gather at the main hall of Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in Sepang, Malaysia on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Malaysian police order a sweep of Kuala Lumpur airport for toxic chemicals and other hazardous substances following the killing of Kim Jong Nam. (AP...

Swedes puzzle over Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O’Reilly of the Fox News Channel program “The O’Reilly Factor,” poses for photos in New York. Swedes are finding themselves puzzled by representations of their country in the U.S. after a prominent Fox...

Liberal activists, new DNC chief face a Trump-era reckoning

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who is a candidate to run the Democratic National Committee, before speaking during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Branden Camp) ATLANTA (AP) — When Tom Perez stepped to the...

DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade

New Orleans emergency personnel attend to an injured parade watcher after a pickup truck plowed into a crowd injuring multiple people watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Police Chief Michael Harrison says one...

Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for elite

A guest in a costume poses for the photo as she enjoys a traditional Carnival ball at the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. In stark contrast to the hundreds of hard-charging street parties across Rio that are open to anyone, the...

A cadre of casually-clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals

Dwayne Johnson appears during a rehearsal for the 89th Academy Awards on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre...