Election, Women's March prompt women of color to seek office

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As Samia Assed watched election returns come in with her children and another Muslim family, she panicked when it became clear that Donald Trump would win the presidency. The Palestinian-American woman wondered if they would have to register as Muslims, as Trump said during his campaign. Would she be barred from wearing her hijab in public?

  • Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS and DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press

Dresden marks Allied bombing anniversary with peace chain

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people have formed a human chain in Dresden in a message of "peace and reconciliation" marking the anniversary of the deadly Allied firebombing of the eastern German city near the end of World War II.


Fake News 101: The new civics course in US schools?

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference. 

  • Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON , Associated Press

Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a joint effort to advance women in the workplace Monday, then plunged into the thornier issue of trade in North America.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY AND ROB GILLIES , Associated Press

Lawmakers question pricing of drug for genetic disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two lawmakers are asking Marathon Pharmaceuticals about what they consider exorbitant pricing of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration in about 15,000 Americans.