China's Xi defends trade as Beijing seeks bolder global role

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday trumpeted the need for free trade and urged the world to "say no to protectionism," delivering a strong rebuke to isolationist tendencies that helped fuel Donald Trump's presidential election victory.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN and GILLIAN WONG , Associated Press

Report says Chicago police violated civil rights for years

CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department on Friday laid bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, blasting the nation's second-largest department for using excessive force that included shooting at people who did not pose a threat and using stun guns on others only because they refused to follow commands.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press

Thousands expected for Martin Luther King Jr. march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands are expected in Washington for a march organizers say is designed to "protect the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." and to "preserve the legacy of President Barack Obama."

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press

'We waited for decades': Polish govt welcomes US troops

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders welcomed U.S. troops to their country Saturday, with the defense minister expressing gratitude for their arrival and calling it the fulfillment of a dream Poles have had for decades.

  • Written by VANESSA GERA, Associated Press