Joining high court, the real Neil Gorsuch set to stand up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere between the Republican caricature of the next justice of the Supreme Court as a folksy family guy and the Democrats' demonization of him as a cold-hearted automaton, stands Neil Gorsuch.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Sweden identifies truck attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The suspect in Stockholm's deadly beer truck attack is a 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan who had been on authorities' radar previously, Swedish authorities said Saturday. The prime minister urged citizens to "get through this" and strolled through the streets of the capital to chat with residents.

  • Written by MATTI HUUHTANEN, Associated Press

Tales from the border: 2 weeks along the US-Mexico frontier

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The smells and sounds of Tijuana smack us as soon as we open the doors of our bug-splattered rental, a Jeep Renegade: food stalls selling roasted corn, churros and hot dogs; a near-empty bar blaring the oompa-oompas of norteno, Mexico's answer to polka.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press

US probing: Did Russia take part in chem weapons attack?

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States is looking into whether Russia participated in the Syrian chemical weapons attack that provoked President Donald Trump's airstrikes against the Assad government, a revelation that could have dramatic implications for relations between Washington and Moscow.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, VIVIAN SALAMA and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent