Polish prime minster: No risk of EU sanctions against Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's right-wing prime minister said Thursday she doesn't believe the European Union will impose sanctions on the country over new laws that have been criticized as running counter to the bloc's principle of the rule of law.

  • Written by MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, Associated Press

Pentagon lays out plan to take back Mosul, Raqqa from IS

FORT CAMPBELL, KY (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans Wednesday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group's key power centers in Iraq and Syria. And he announced that a special commando force has now arrived in Iraq.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

'Sesame Street': Now brought to you by the letters HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — With the extension of "Sesame Street" into a high-price neighborhood — HBO, where it premieres Saturday morning — it has signaled significant urban renewal.

  • Written by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

US, Iran forge new relationship as nuke deal advances

WASHINGTON (AP) — For diplomats from countries without diplomatic relations, Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javid Zarif sure are doing a lot of diplomacy.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press