Saudi crown prince to meet with Trump amid marathon US tour


WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran's hand across the Mideast and, this week, rehabilitate his country's image in the eyes of Americans.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

With security measures, urban schools avoid mass shootings

DETROIT (AP) — Alondra Alvarez lives about five minutes from her high school on Detroit's southwest side but she drives there instead of walking because her mother fears for her safety. Once the 18-year-old enters the building, her surroundings take on a more secure feel almost immediately as she passes through a bank of closely monitored metal detectors.


  • Written by By COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press

Some in GOP alarmed as Trump tweets against Robert Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the escalating Russia investigation, insisting in a new tweet Monday that it was "a total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!" The comment came a day after a top White House lawyer tried to calm speculation that the president was considering firing the special counsel leading the probe.

  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press