Gun-rights backers vow to 'go on offense' during Trump years

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.

  • Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a federal judge has ordered a hand recount to begin by noon.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Italy faces political, economic uncertainty after referendum

MILAN (AP) — Italian voters dealt Premier Matteo Renzi a resounding rebuke by rejecting his proposed constitutional reforms, plunging Europe's fourth-largest economy into political and economic uncertainty Monday.

  • Written by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press

UK Supreme Court hears landmark challenge to Brexit plans

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court began hearing a landmark case Monday that will decide who has the power to trigger the U.K.'s exit from the European Union — the government or Parliament.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press