AP News Articles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won't go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade.

McConnell said in a statement...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Kehinde Wiley will unveil his first monumental public sculpture in New York's Times Square this fall in response to Confederate statues nationwide.

Times Square Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and gallery owner Sean Kelly...Read more

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual call-in show (all times local):

6:55 p.m.

President Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been active in Syria, adding that they don'...Read more

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from a Detroit-area hospital nearly a month after suffering a stroke and will recover at an in-patient rehabilitation center.

Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said Gilbert was discharged Wednesday...Read more

DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Officials say five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries are ready for a transport back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was wiped out during the...Read more

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mayor Pete Buttigieg stood before newly sworn police officers to welcome them to the city's ranks, just as he has more than a dozen times since taking office. But this time he was a Democratic candidate for president, speaking days after a white...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nikita Kucherov gratefully accepted the Hart Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award on Wednesday night in recognition of his spectacular 128-point regular season in Tampa Bay.

He might even be able to enjoy the trophies someday, whenever the...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to North Korea (all times local):

7:15 p.m.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country has taken "many positive measures" over the past year, but hasn't...Read more

Your monthly car payment is not only a ticket to freedom, letting you enjoy summer road trips, but also a lifeline that gets the kids to school and you to work.

But if it consumes too much of your budget, your ticket to ride could turn into a ticket to...Read more

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' chief Ismail Haniyeh on Thursday accused Israel of dragging its feet in carrying out its obligations under an indirect cease-fire for the Gaza Strip, saying the fragile deal was in danger of collapsing.

Speaking to...Read more

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