EU moves to full ban on pesticides that harm bees


BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union made a key breakthrough on Friday to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination.


  • Written by By RAF CASERT, Associated Press

Use of DNA in serial killer probe sparks privacy concerns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique groundbreaking.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JONATHAN J. COOPER , Associated Press

Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may "change my mind'


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he "won't be involved" in any attempt to interfere with the investigation into Russian election meddling — unless he changes his mind — as a Senate panel moved to safeguard special counsel Robert Mueller from any attempt to fire him.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CHAD DAY , Associated Press

Historic steps: Kim Jong Un strides across Korean border

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea vowed Friday to seek a nuclear-free peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War this year, though their historic summit concluded with few specifics on how they will reach those ambitious goals.

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  • Written by By FOSTER KLUG , Associated Press