It’s not EU, it’s me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

Britain’s permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow, left, hand delivers British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit letter in notice of the UK’s intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President...

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

FILE – In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump’s latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry’s prospects immediately....

Driver plows into Capitol Police cruiser; streets closed

A woman, center, is taken into custody on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Police say a driver struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as...

Rep. Maxine Waters’ no-holds-barred remarks find fans

This photo taken on Thursday, March 23, 2017, shows Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., as she speaks during her interview with the Associated Press at her congressional office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Waters has served in Congress for a quarter-century. Now she’s turned...

Trump vows to step up efforts to combat drug addiction

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, then President-elect Donald Trump, left, waves to the media as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in Bedminster, N.J. After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald...

Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot

Bill Baroni arrives for sentencing at federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Baroni and Bridget Kelly, former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing...

Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

A woman, center, is taken into custody on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Police say a driver struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman struck a U.S. Capitol...

Christie, Trump to launch drug addiction task force

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, then President-elect Donald Trump, left, waves to the media as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in Bedminster, N.J. After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald...

Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case

Bill Baroni arrives for sentencing at federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Baroni and Bridget Kelly, former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing...

The Latest: Sweden wants ‘result-oriented’ Brexit talks

A dog in a bag bearing a British flag, at Syntagma Square in central Athens, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will...