UK lawmakers voting on bill to trigger EU exit talks

LONDON (AP) — Britain's House of Commons plans to vote Wednesday on a bill authorizing Prime Minister Theresa May to start exit talks with the European Union — the first major test of whether lawmakers will try to impede the Conservative government's Brexit plans.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Donald Trump's tweets are now presidential records

By many accounts, Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter helped him get the attention and votes necessary to win a presidential race few initially thought he could. Given Trump’s affinity for the social media platform, it was unsurprising that tweets began streaming from his @realDonaldTrump account before noon on Inauguration Day.

  • Written by Shontavia Johnson , Drake University

Travel ban throws research, academic exchange into turmoil

BOSTON (AP) — Universities across the nation say President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health and engineering, with untold numbers of scholars blocked from entering the U.S.


  • Written by COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press