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Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling....



What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....



After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal....



Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule....



Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1977. That he immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus....



Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign....



Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- He slept next to his son's ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump....



Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack....



US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday...



Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana's only seat in the House....