UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A UPS employee opened fire at a San Francisco package delivery facility on Wednesday, injuring four and prompting a massive police response in a neighborhood near downtown, officials said.


White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows


WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump suggested that special counsel Robert Mueller is biased even as the White House worked to end a day of speculation over whether the president is considering firing the head of the Russia probe.

  • Written by By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — The man who parlayed a run on TV's "The Apprentice" into a winning presidential campaign said Tuesday the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks


SHANGHAI (AP) — The Chinese government has granted preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected, in whole or in part, The Associated Press found, a turn that is likely to fuel further allegations that Beijing may be giving the president's family business special treatment.

  • Written by By ERIKA KINETZ , Associated Press

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels


WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday he can now set U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan after receiving the authority from President Donald Trump. It's a break from past practice that Mattis said will enable him to more effectively manage the war effort.

  • Written by By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA BALDOR , Associated Press