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Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:41:15 GMT2017-02-22T03:41:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration....

After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:48:49 GMT2017-02-21T19:48:49Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles....

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

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:06:40 GMT2017-02-22T06:06:40Z

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face, police said Wednesday, announcing they were now seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack....

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:53:59 GMT2017-02-21T23:53:59Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully....

Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:49:37 GMT2017-02-22T01:49:37Z

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overflowing creek....

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:34:55 GMT2017-02-22T02:34:55Z

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 largest abortion provider....

Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:54:21 GMT2017-02-21T20:54:21Z

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez's leg gives away her past....

Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syria

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:22:48 GMT2017-02-22T06:22:48Z

GENEVA (AP) -- A fresh round of Syrian peace talks is set to begin in Geneva on Thursday. And while the U.N-sponsored talks may represent the best opportunity in years to make progress toward an end to the conflict, the burning question for many Syria observers is whether justice will be sacrificed in the name of peace....

Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:09:19 GMT2017-02-22T00:09:19Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been the subject of "a cynical media witch hunt" on Tuesday as he spoke after resigning as an editor at Breitbart News....

Video shows Harrison Ford wrongly flying over airliner

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:58:12 GMT2017-02-22T04:58:12Z

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport....