Trump boosts coal as China takes the lead on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, cutting carbon emissions to stave off the worst impacts of climate change was routinely near the top of the agenda at talks between the leaders of the United States and China.


Not anymore.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER and LOUISE WATT , Associated Press

Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman is stepping aside from leading a congressional investigation of Russian interference in last year's U.S. presidential election, citing ethics complaints that he mishandled classified information.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Islamic State claim goes overboard

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assessment of the fight against Islamic State militants ignores substantial progress made against the group before he took office.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans oppose funding border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and even many of his supporters reject his proposed budget cuts to scientific and medical research, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press