A week into the job, Trump labels media 'the opposition'

President Donald Trump joined his chief strategist Friday in characterizing the media as "the opposition party," expressing an unusually high level of antagonism toward the press just a week into his administration.

  • Written by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

France, Germany unite in face of Trump refugee ban

PARIS (AP) — France and Germany formed a united front Saturday in the face of President Donald Trump's halt in the U.S. refugee program, with the German foreign minister noting that loving thy neighbor forms part of America's Christian traditions.


In South Africa, conservationists offer fake leopard hides

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Many worshippers at a large religious gathering in South Africa this weekend will wear leopard skins, seen as symbols of status and power. But some of the pelts are fake, reflecting an effort by an international conservation group to reduce poaching of the threatened animals.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press