EU plans talks as egg scandal hits 17 countries


BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that it plans to hold an extraordinary meeting late next month over a growing tainted egg scandal as it revealed that products contaminated with an insecticide have now spread to 17 countries.


  • Written by By LORNE COOK , Associated Press

Science Says: Trump team garbles climate science

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his cabinet often avoid talking about the science of climate change, but when pressed what they have said clashes with established mainstream science, data and peer-reviewed studies and reports.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

AP Interview: DeVos says she didn't decry racism enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice, saying that in the past "there were no choices" for African-Americans in higher education.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press and CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press

The Trump administration's mixed messages on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials have delivered mixed messages of alarm and reassurance as tensions have escalated over North Korea's nuclear weapons program, leaving doubt about the direction of U.S. policy.