Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried at Arlington
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
John Paul Stevens emerged as Supreme Court's leading liberal
John Paul Stevens was a Republican moderate when he joined the Supreme Court but found himself moving to the left during a tenure of nearly 35 years.
Trump v. Dems: 'Racist' and 'socialist' lines drawn for 2020
Democratic-led House resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets against congresswomen of color draws a handful of GOP votes.
UK leader May slams populist politics, Brexit 'absolutism'
Prime Minister Theresa May says she worries about the increasing "absolutism" of world politics, in a message many will see as aimed at her successor as Britain's leader and President Donald Trump.
Iran's top diplomat walks back from remark on missile talks
Iran further clarifies its top diplomat's missile comments as hypothetical, meant to challenge US arms sales in Mideast.
Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document
Sudan's ruling military, pro-democracy movement sign political document as part of power-sharing deal to end deadlock.
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison
Whether the notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" will go quietly is the biggest question at his sentencing in New York City.
Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies
Groundbreaking South African musician Johnny Clegg dies at 66 after fighting pancreatic cancer.
'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations
'Game of Thrones' seeks to claim the Emmy Awards version of the Iron Throne one last time.
Trump voters cringe and shrug at tweets while Democrats rage
Voter voices: Trump voters cringe and shrug at president's tweets while Democrats rage.
Sanders set to mount vigorous defense of 'Medicare for All'
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to mount a vigorous defense of 'Medicare for All' after criticisms from Joe Biden.
APNewsBreak: Nuclear commission considers fewer inspections
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will look at cutting back on inspections of the country's nuclear reactors.
Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew
The federal judge overseeing more than 1,500 lawsuits filed by city and county governments against drug companies over the opioid crisis has ordered the public release of data that shows where drugs were distributed nationally before 2013.
Confusion, fear spread on Mexico border with new US policy
Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America.
Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond in sex case
R&B singer R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom on charges that he recruited girls and women to have illegal sex with him and then covered up the crimes by paying and threatening the victims and witnesses.
Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling
U.S. overdose deaths finally stopped climbing last year _ and likely even fell a little.
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later
Apollo 11's astronauts are returning to the exact spot from where they flew to the moon 50 years ago.
Hurricane Barry's rain and floods hammer Gulf environment
Scientists say Tropical Storm Barry could affect the Gulf environment in a number of ways.
New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex.
Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downing
Five years after a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above eastern Ukraine, relatives and friends of those killed are gathering at a Dutch memorial to mark the anniversary.