Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials say.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Leaders to tech firms at UN: Remove terror posts in 2 hours


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The leaders of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online posts that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press

12-year-old ventriloquist wins 'America's Got Talent'


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old girl is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition.



The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged.

  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math.


  • Written by By MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press