AP News Articles

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.

Based on telephone surveys conducted in 2018...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say.

The National Weather Service says the large global forces that help drive broad patterns of winter weather are weak, which often makes for more dramatic changes in...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace.

Health officials of Thursday said there have been nearly 1,500 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak.

The...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund's new leader said Thursday that a trade truce between the United States and China could trim expected losses to the world economy but won't be enough to produce strong global growth.

Before last week's...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's use of military money to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall has survived a Senate effort to overturn the move.

Senate legislation would have reversed Trump's move to take money from military base projects....Read more

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be sticking around for four more years.

CBS announced Thursday that Colbert has signed a new contract that will keep him as the "Late Show" host through at least August 2023. His current pact was set to expire next...Read more

GM strike

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer

DETROIT (AP) — A tentative four-year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump-sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus.

In return, the contract allows GM to proceed with factory closures in...Read more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show that reflected the tight-knit community of artists who supported each other through success and loss.

Country singer...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

6:50 p.m.

EU Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier says the U.K. will remain "our economic partner, our friend and our ally" to guarantee Europe's security....Read more

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