Bryant's helicopter flew in fog that grounded other choppers
The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.
Alabama fire chief confirms deaths as fire destroys 35 boats
A fire chief in Alabama says 7 people are hospitalized and 7 others are missing after a fire destroyed at least 35 boats docked at a county park.
Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5
Health officials in Southern California have confirmed another U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China.
Kobe Bryant left deep legacy in LA sports, basketball world
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday.
In divided America, some voters tuning out impeachment trial
For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight.
Who can topple Trump? Dems' electability fight rages in Iowa
The Democratic presidential race in Iowa is heating up and more volatile than ever as the kickoff caucuses approach a week from Monday.
Eilish, who gives voice to troubled youth, tops the Grammys
Grammy night has proven historic for 18-year-old Billie Eilish.
Elizabeth Warren seeks spark in final sprint to Iowa
Her status as an undisputed front-runner long gone, Elizabeth Warren is fighting to regain momentum in the turbulent fight for the Democratic presidential nomination amid lingering questions about her authenticity and electability.
Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump's impeachment trial
The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument.
Lessons learned from 2016, but US faces new election threats
It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent similar attacks from undermining the 2020 vote, but challenges remain.
Defense resumes in key impeachment week; Dems seek witnesses
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is entering a pivotal week.
Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp are gathering for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by the Soviet army.
Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus
China says the death toll from a new virus has risen to 80, with 2,744 confirmed cases.
Bryant's death draws tributes from Asian fans, politicians
Kobe Bryant was a hugely popular figure in Asia, no more so than in China where basketball rivals soccer as the most popular sport.
10 Things to Know for Today
Get ready for Monday, January 27th with a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press.
Downing of jet in Iran reveals Islamic Republic's wider woes
The downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in Iran, killing 176 people, has revealed wider woes facing the Islamic Republic.
Organization becomes critical in final week before Iowa vote
With just one week left until the caucuses, the candidates' Iowa organizations are more important than ever.
Lil Nas X, Alicia Keys added key moments at the Grammys
The unpredictable and somber Grammy Awards honored NBA star Kobe Bryant in his home court at the Staples Center, while an 18-year-old Billie Eilish was stunned by her own five-award sweep.
The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target
You probably don't think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target.
Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show
Sadness is looming over the Grammys after the sudden death of NBA star Kobe Bryant.