Jerusalem Palestinians find voice through prayer protests


JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening — creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel.


  • Written by By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB , Associated Press

UN says 80 percent of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid


CAIRO (AP) — Three U.N agencies say nearly 80 percent of Yemeni children need immediate humanitarian assistance amid the collapse of the country's health system in the face of the two-year-long civil war.


Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."


  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press

Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law


WASHINGTON (AP) — Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press