Ban Ki-moon buoyed by climate accord but laments conflicts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ban Ki-moon ends 10 years at the helm of the United Nations lamenting the "fires still burning" from Syria to South Sudan but buoyed by a global agreement to combat climate change and new U.N. goals to fight poverty and inequality.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Grand Old Party? Donald Trump remaking GOP in his image

WASHINGTON (AP) — For eight years, a leaderless Republican Party has rallied around its passionate opposition to President Barack Obama and an unceasing devotion to small government, free markets and fiscal discipline.

No more.

  • Written by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

UN Security Council to vote on Syria cease-fire agreement

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will vote Saturday on a resolution that would endorse the cease-fire agreement in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey, and reiterate support for a roadmap to peace that starts with a transitional government.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press