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Trump says gun bill negotiations going 'very slowly'

Trump says gun bill negotiations going 'very slowly'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales.
Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20

Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20

KABUL — A powerful suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan early Thursday morning, killing 20 people and wounding 97 others, according to the province's governor, while a deadly drone strike in the country's east was blamed o

A FedEx pilot is detained before boarding a flight in China

FedEx says one of its pilots was detained in China after an item was found in his luggage before he boarded a commercial flight.
Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she is being treated for cancer

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she is being treated for cancer

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she will receive radiation treatments for a cancerous spot on her lung.
Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 dead

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 dead

SHANDON, Calif. — A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday.
Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation, opening another front in the president's efforts to keep his financial informat

Former 'American Gangster' prosecutor sentenced to probation

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" has been sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to stealing from his law clients.
'No path is easy': Black opera singers detail struggles

'No path is easy': Black opera singers detail struggles

NEW YORK — More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the colour barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.
DreamWorks, Shanghai studio hope 'Abominable' suits China

DreamWorks, Shanghai studio hope 'Abominable' suits China

For the new animated movie "Abominable," bringing a big city in China to life with accuracy means that even the trash has to look right.