FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair's home

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, whose past foreign political work has been swept into the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election. A Manafort spokesman confirmed the search Wednesday.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea

 

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory.

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  • Written by By GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and CATHY BUSSEWITZ , The Associated Press

US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press

Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

Trump touts nuke strength as Tillerson urges calm on NKorea

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was working to calm the North Korea crisis and insisting there wasn't "any imminent threat."

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press