Somalia's new leader declares drought national disaster

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new president declared a national disaster Tuesday for a drought that threatens millions of people and is creating fears of a full-blown famine.

  • Written by ABDI GULED , Associated Press

Prison for 2 who threatened violence at black child's party

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia judge sentenced two people to lengthy prison terms for their role in the disruption of a black child's birthday party with Confederate flags, racial slurs and armed threats.


Trump ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streams

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas bar

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar.

  • Written by OMER FAROOQ , Associated Press

Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks

NEW YORK (AP) — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked.


  • Written by DAVID BAUDER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press