Powerful storm pelts California and bring risk of flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful storm hit California with the first in a new series of rainstorms moving across the northern half of the state while the south awaited a rains that forecasters said could be the strongest in years if not decades.


  • Written by JOHN ANTCZAK , Associated Press

Trump's reluctant dismissals could alter White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though Donald Trump fashions himself a loyal boss, his inner circle has been steadily shrinking — revealing Trump's willingness to cast aside some of his most devoted advisers.


  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing.


  • Written by JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent

Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.


  • Written by DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press