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BEIJING (AP) — China said it will not renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vowed to take all necessary military measures to defeat "separatists."

In a national defense white paper released Wednesday, China listed...Read more

Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party.

The former...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner knows better than most what it takes to hit for a cycle. The key, he says, is quite a bit of good luck.

Turner hit his second career cycle, Stephen Strasburg earned his major league-leading 13th win and the Washington...Read more

DETROIT (AP) — Dozens of black leaders, activists and voters in pivotal swing states in next year's presidential election say they won't forget President Donald Trump's racist tweets about four congresswomen of color

Speaking ahead of Wednesday's annual...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — The legacy of former Chinese Premier Li Peng is reflected in modern China itself, where extended and broad-based economic growth is inextricably coupled with authoritarian political controls.

Li, who died Monday at 90, warned Tiananmen...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local):

2:55 p.m.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch former special counsel Robert...Read more

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The deep-sea explorer who discovered the wrecked Titanic is tackling an aviation mystery: Amelia Earhart's disappearance.

Robert Ballard and a National Geographic expedition will search for her plane next month near a...Read more

PARIS (AP) — French authorities in a meeting Tuesday with an Iranian envoy stressed the need for Tehran to quickly respect the 2015 nuclear accord it has breached and "make the needed gestures" to deescalate mounting tensions in the Persian Gulf region....Read more

MOSCOW (AP) — Boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday, four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28.

The Russian Boxing Federation said Dadashev suffered a brain swelling in Friday's light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took seven months, but President Donald Trump on Tuesday finally got a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense to succeed Jim Mattis.

Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote...Read more

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