Taylor Swift groping trial draws attention to hidden outrage

DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside during a photo op is bringing attention to a common but largely hidden outrage for many women, one that few report.

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  • Written by By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press

Death toll rises amid Kenya's rioting over disputed vote

 

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's post-election violence worsened Saturday as police used tear gas on a convoy of opposition officials in the capital and a mortuary official said nine bodies with gunshot wounds were brought to a Nairobi morgue from a slum that's an opposition stronghold.

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  • Written by By TOM ODULA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter

 

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's health care co-op, one of America's few remaining alternatives to traditional health insurance, will resume accepting new enrollees Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December.

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  • Written by By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press

Xi calls for calm after Trump says US is 'locked and loaded'

 

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday, urging both sides to avoid words or actions that could worsen the situation.

  • Written by By ERIC TALMADGE and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who say doing so could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest.

  • Written by By WILL WEISSERT and DAVID CRARY , Associated Press