In new rule, Trump tries to deliver a health care promise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration moved Thursday to facilitate the interstate sale of health insurance policies that cost less but may not cover as much.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

12 killed, more than 260 injured in South Africa train crash

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 260 others, the government said.


Massive winter storm bringing snow, cold to huge swath of US

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold.

  • Written by By SUSAN HAIGH , Associated Press

Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The strength of protests shaking Iran was unclear on Thursday after a week of unrest that killed at least 21 people, with fewer reports of demonstrations as government supporters again took to the streets in several cities and towns.

  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press