- Erdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces Updated: Feb-07-16 6:03 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president lashed out at the United States a week after President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists.
- The Latest: Kerry consults with Japan, SKorean counterparts Updated: Feb-07-16 2:27 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Feb-06-16 1:17 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- NYC council speaker campaigns for Clinton in New Hampshire Updated: Feb-06-16 11:54 am
NEW YORK - New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is traveling to New Hampshire to campaign for Hillary Clinton.
- Beacon Hill lawmakers head north for New Hampshire primary Updated: Feb-06-16 9:56 am
BOSTON - The New Hampshire primary is just days away and that can only mean one thing in neighboring Massachusetts - a mass exodus of elected officials from Beacon Hill to the frozen north to stump for the candidate of their choice.
- In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees Updated: Feb-05-16 5:28 pm
WASHINGTON - If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you're likely in for a long wait.
- AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps Updated: Feb-05-16 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that boasted of endorsements that were bogus.
- State IG: Classified email found from Powell, Rice tenures Updated: Feb-04-16 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also received classified national security information on their personal email accounts, according to a memo written by the State Department watchdog that was released Thursday.
- Chelsea Clinton will raise money for mom in Columbus Updated: Feb-04-16 3:05 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Chelsea Clinton is appearing at a private gathering later this month to raise money for her mother's presidential campaign.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: Cruz disrupts Senate from campaign trail Updated: Feb-03-16 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is blocking President Barack Obama's nominees in the Senate - from up north, in New Hampshire.
- Kerry hits million-mile mark in diplomatic travel Updated: Feb-02-16 10:53 am
WASHINGTON - He won't get elite frequent flier status with any airline, but Secretary of State John Kerry has hit the million-mile mark in diplomatic travel.
- Clinton, Sanders locked in extremely tight duel for Iowa Updated: Feb-02-16 12:29 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in an extremely tight duel in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a stark choice between political pragmatism and revolution.
- In one Iowa town, democracy plays out in its own unique way Updated: Feb-01-16 11:41 pm
NEVADA, Iowa - In this Iowa town, at precisely 7 p.m., Ward 2 Democratic precinct chairwoman Kathy Johnson kicked things off on an upbeat note.
- Saudi government website shows 9 US nationals arrested Updated: Feb-01-16 3:18 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Nine Americans are currently imprisoned in Saudi jails, with eight detained in the past three months, according to a website belonging to Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry.
- The Latest: Trump campaign says rally raised $6 million Updated: Jan-28-16 11:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
- Sovereignty, legacy factors in Taiwan leader's island visit Updated: Jan-28-16 7:55 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Seeking to assert Taiwan's sovereignty and build his legacy, President Ma Ying-jeou paid a visit Thursday to an even smaller island also claimed by China.
- Obama contrasts Clinton's pragmatism with Sanders' idealism Updated: Jan-25-16 6:04 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton's pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders' idealism and liberalism.
- Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind Clinton Updated: Jan-25-16 3:32 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy lately. She's been wrapping herself in his Cabinet.
- AP sources: Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid Updated: Jan-23-16 1:44 pm
NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders.
- Q&A: Obama admin announces new rules for visa-free travel Updated: Jan-22-16 4:25 am
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is tightening travel restrictions on Europeans and others who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the last five years. At the same time, officials say the new rules might not apply to travelers in certain occupations whose travels were for business.
- Clinton's response to Sanders has some Democrats worried Updated: Jan-22-16 4:17 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she's tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control.
- Would Flint crisis happen in wealthier, whiter community? Updated: Jan-21-16 7:05 pm
FLINT, Michigan - Ever since the full extent of the Flint water crisis emerged, one question has persisted: Would this have happened in a wealthier, whiter community?
- Kerry, Lavrov try to settle differences over Syrian talks Updated: Jan-20-16 10:56 am
ZURICH - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met on Wednesday in hopes of resolving differences over who is eligible to join U.N.-mediated peace talks for Syria due to begin next week. Those differences have threatened to delay the start of the negotiations.
- AP FACT CHECK: Benghazi movie misstates some facts Updated: Jan-20-16 3:53 am
WASHINGTON - Michael Bay's new film, "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," tells the story of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Libya through the heroics of the private security contractors assigned to protect Americans.
- New call issued for justice for murdered Myanmar teachers Updated: Jan-19-16 9:34 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Members of Myanmar's Kachin ethnic group called Tuesday for justice for two young volunteer teachers who were raped and murdered in a case they believe highlights sexual violence by government soldiers.