Cohen saga reaches dramatic climax in federal court

President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen will be sentenced on Wednesday, capping off months of public scrutiny that saw him morph from a fierce defender of Trump into a key witness for federal investigator...

Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi activist Nadia Murad met her country's president in Baghdad on Wednesday after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence.

Murad, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority, was among thousands of women and girls who were captured and ...

Egypt releases prominent activist blogger

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities have released a prominent activist and blogger who had criticized the government after more than seven months of detention.

Lawyer Gamal Eid says his client, Wael Abbas, was freed late Tuesday, more than a week after a court ordered his conditional release. Eid says Abbas ...

Flynn says FBI pushed him not to have lawyer present during interview

In a bombshell court filing Tuesday, attorneys for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn alleged that then-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe pushed Flynn not to have an attorney present during the questioning that ultimately led to his guilty plea on a single charge of lying to federal authorities.

Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide.

While scientists and policy-makers agree that getting a firm grasp on the origins of ...

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence

NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws.

A federal judge in New York ...