US shutting down Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp

In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, debris is piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants to leave by Wednesday,...

Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration

In this photo taken Feb. 7, 2017, released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arrest is made during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens...

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

In this photo taken Feb. 7, 2017, released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arrest is made during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens...

Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar, 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, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Malaysia’s police chief...

The Latest: Son of slain N. Korean not in Malaysia: police

Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar speaks during a press conference at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Malaysia’s police chief says a North Korean Embassy official is among eight...

The Latest: Malaysia: Suspects wiped toxin on Kim’s brother

A Malaysian police guards the entrance of the National Forensic Institute at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Malaysian officials said a cause of death has not yet been determined for the exiled member of North Korea’s ruling family...

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation’s...

Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

Rescue crews take out residents from a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek...

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The president denounced threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible,” his first forceful statement against anti-Semitism. Earlier botched attempts to address the issue and an angry...

AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in...