World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the effects of global warming - and ...

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify next week

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has agreed to testify before the Senate next week, her lawyer said Saturday.The exact terms and timing of he...

Harvard panel to draw Parkland survivor, other activists

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Youth activists including Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg will be speaking at Harvard University about how to engage young voters.

Harvard's Kennedy School is slated to host the panel Monday as part of a series of forums at its Institute of Politics.

Hogg will be joined ...

Executive order drafted directing agencies to investigate Facebook, Google: Report

President Trump's administration has drafted an executive order directing federal authorities to investigate the business practices of major internet companies, paving the way for potential antitrust probes into firms including Facebook and Google, Bloomberg News reported Saturday.

The White House is in the preliminary stages of preparing an executive order ...

Bannon dubs the far-right Europe’s “new elite” patriots

ROME (AP) - Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right "patriots" are the "new elite" of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy.

The ex-aide to U.S. President Donald Trump addressed a forum in Rome organized by a small far-right Italian ...

The Latest: Warehouse shooting victim had just started job

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland warehouse that killed four people and wounded three others (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

A 21-year-old woman who was killed when a shooter opened fire at a Maryland warehouse had just started working there two days before the ...

FBI group defends agents amid Trump’s attacks

A group representing thousands of current and former FBI agents shared a defense of bureau employees on Saturday amid renewed criticism of the FBI from President Trump and others."As we have said, Attacks on our ch...

Vice President Mike Pence: Brett Kavanaugh is ‘man of integrity’

Vice President Mike Pence praised Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a "man of integrity" and said it has been "disgraceful" how some Democrats have handled the confirmation process.

Speaking at the Values Voters Summit, Mr. Pence said Mr. Kavanaugh has "impeccable credentials and a proven judicial philosophy" and said ...