An $8.2 million project is underway to restore — and reclaim — the monument from the ravages of nature.
Trump told LaPierre that the White House remained interested in proposals that would address weapons getting into the hands of the mentally ill.
The Little League World Series is underway in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Here are some of the best images from the tournament so far:
Trump announced his decision by tweet after the Danish prime minister dismissed the notion of selling the semi-autonomous territory to the U.S. as "an absurd discussion."
Presidents have only so much control over the economy, but how voters perceive economic conditions and their personal finances can play a key role in how they vote.
The Federal Communications Commission recommends that Congress set aside 988 for the hotline. Now let's get it done.
Three fitness experts share how they'd tackle jet lag, indulgent meals and when going to a gym isn't an option. For some routines, you don't need much space or any equipment.
The city has introduced broad reforms in an effort to "modernize" its troubled department, Mayor Kate Gallego said.
The feature will be available in South Korea, Ireland and Spain on Tuesday, consistent with Facebook's tendency to launch features in smaller markets first. The company did not give a timeline for when it might expand it to the U.S. and other countries, only that it will be in "coming months."
Amid polling that shows concern among voters about ending private insurance, several of the Democratic hopefuls have shifted their positions or their tone, moderating full-throated endorsement of Medicare-for-all and adopting ideas for allowing private insurance in some form.
More than 253 athletes representing 39 countries are competing in the IFSC Climbing World Championships in Toyko, Japan. The athletes are competing in the events of bouldering, lead, speed and combined. The competition started Aug. 11 and concludes Tuesday.
It will give big cats, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes and other creatures a safe route to open space and better access to food and potential mates.
Fan reaction was swift when news spread Tuesday afternoon that Marvel Studios might no longer be in the business of making Spider-Man movies.
New York City's police commissioner has fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate.
Prosecutors say the move was necessary because the suspect could have been wearing makeup. His attorney says admitting the evidence could have worrisome implications.
Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog owners and spectators Saturday to an Atlanta park for their own small cosplay convention, dressing up like fictional characters from video games, movies and other corners of the pop culture universe.
E-cigarettes have grown in popularity over the past decade despite little research on their long-term effects. In recent years, health authorities have warned of an epidemic of vaping by underage teenagers.
Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a small infestation on Florida's Gulf Coast to a nearly statewide problem in just over a decade.
Braiden Schirtzinger doesn't identify as a man or a woman but has always wanted to be a mom. What will that be like in a binary world?
Surmounting loss helped to shape a determination to overcome hard things that friends see reflected in Biden’s recent talk about the need to work even with those “who may offend every fiber of your being,” and in his can-do attitude toward world trouble spots.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is at the center of a national debate on immigration after a top Trump administration official offered the president's own interpretation of the famous inscription that has welcomed immigrants to the United States for more than a century.
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, wife of the 39th president Jimmy Carter and an advocate for mental health research, turns 92 years old Aug. 18, 2019. Here are some photos from her life:
The small, impoverished country will be hard-pressed to meet the demands of its immigration pact with the United States.
The shootings this month killed more than 30 people at an El Paso Walmart and Dayton, Ohio entertainment district. But gunmen have also targeted houses of worships in recent years, includinga church in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas, where more than two dozen people were shot dead in 2017.
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
An analysis reveals the pharmacies that ordered the most hydrocodone and oxycodone as the epidemic raged across the nation.
On Aug. 17, 1969, Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast as a Category 5 storm that was blamed for 256 U.S. deaths, three in Cuba. The storm had maximum sustained winds estimated at nearly 200 mph and a devastating storm surge. It caused roughly $1.4 billion in damage at the ti…
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