WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of adversity, a group she praised a "true heroes."
The programs that bleed blue have dominated when it comes to being No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll — though the shades of the color have varied.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has launched a formal investigation into what role the U.S. played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq, earlier this month, amid warnings from a top American general that the dense urban fight is making it harder to avoid killing innocents.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about spying on President Donald Trump that got him benched by the network for more than a week.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia has accepted a 15-game suspension without pay under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday said the U.N. is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo, and she supports a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission there.
FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O'Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night show airs from Florida next week.
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro officials on Wednesday welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to ratify its entry into NATO, calling it a great step for the tiny Balkan nation.
WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey couple who claim they were scared away from their home by creepy letters they received from "The Watcher" says another letter was delivered.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Referee John Higgins of Omaha has contacted law enforcement to report he's received death threats after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two black women who work at Fox News Channel have charged in a lawsuit that they were subjected to "yearslong relentless racial" hostility at the hands of a top financial executive at the network who has since been fired.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says her predecessor wasted billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court-appointed attorney says he'll investigate whether mental illness is a possible defense for a man accused of shooting and killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker transit bus on the Las Vegas Strip last weekend.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The largest U.S. electric company says it is suing insurance companies to force them to cover some of its multibillion-dollar costs to clean up the toxic residues left in the Carolinas after decades of burning coal to generate power.
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's president on Wednesday condemned the overnight shelling of the Polish Consulate in a western city and vowed to track down those responsible.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new report Wednesday.
Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has not yet committed to play in AVP events this summer, leading the domestic beach volleyball tour to announce its 2017 schedule without including the game's top draw among "the most respected names in the sport" who are expected to participate.
SPUR, Texas (AP) — A storm system that's blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barreled eastward Wednesday, putting 21 million people in the central United States at risk for bad weather, forecasters said.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter arrested after a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown is also facing an armed robbery charge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is weighing whether to overturn the convictions of seven men in the brutal beating death of a woman about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the U.S. Capitol in 1984.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's exit from the European Union is an opportunity to build an "independent, self-governing, global Britain." As Britain officially starts the two-year leaving process, here's a look at some of the challenges ahead:
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.
LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its …
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An illustrator whose memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a Tony Award-winning musical has been selected as Vermont's cartoonist laureate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine is joining with most of his Democratic colleagues and says he will vote to filibuster President Donald Trump's choice of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court.
BERLIN (AP) — A group of Holocaust survivors, historians and others are urging a German court to reopen as soon as possible the trial of an ex-SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp.
NEW YORK (AP) — A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing.
CHICAGO (AP) — The daughter of author Amy Krouse Rosenthal plans to finish a project her mother started before her death earlier this month following a battle with cancer.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.
ROME (AP) — Italy's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border.
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were subdued Wednesday as Britain triggered the start of its exit from the European Union, a formal step that kicks off two years of negotiations that will have wide-ranging consequences for business in the region.
HELSINKI (AP) — Nobel literature prize laureate Bob Dylan will meet with members of the Swedish Academy during a weekend visit to Stockholm and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal, the academy said Wednesday
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday he was not attending the funeral of a South African apartheid-era leader after Ahmed Kathrada's family asked him to stay away.
NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, while Pharrell Williams will induct Nile Rodgers during the ceremony in Brooklyn next month.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A new exhibit on Man o' War is opening across the street from the New York racetrack where the thoroughbred racing legend suffered his only defeat.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis demanded urgent action Wednesday to protect civilians in Iraq, saying forces involved in the battle for Mosul have an obligation to protect innocents following a recent spike in civilian casualties.
BERLIN (AP) — European regulators blocked the proposed merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, saying it would effectively have created a European monopoly in clearing bonds.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the flow of massive red ink.
GARASBALEY, Somalia (AP) — Tears fill Sahra Muse's eyes as she stares at her severely malnourished son, his thin arms crossed over his bloated stomach.