Governors from US states gather amid multiple challenges


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The nation's governors gather this week amid great uncertainties for their states — on health care, solutions to the opioid overdose epidemic, even how to address the effects of climate change without help from the federal government.

  • Written by By JENNIFER McDERMOTT and GEOFF MULVIHILL , Associated Press

Evacuees return, damage measured as western wildfires wane


OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home.


UK police detail painstaking search for London fire remains


LONDON (AP) — British police on Wednesday described the painstaking work of recovering remains from a burnt-out London high-rise, as they tried to reassure grieving families that everything possible is being done to identify and retrieve the dead.


  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Emails: Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin


WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. eagerly accepted help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign with damaging information about Hillary Clinton, according to emails he released publicly on Tuesday.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Survey: 4 in 10 US adults have experienced online harassment


NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says a whopping 41 percent of U.S. adults have experienced online harassment, ranging from offensive name-calling to stalking and sexual harassment.

That's up from 35 percent in 2014.


  • Written by By BARBARA ORTUTAY , AP Technology Writer