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Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.
Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

JERUSALEM — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country.
Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

BERLIN — When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: she didn't want them.

Taliban attack Afghan military base, killing 12

KABUL — A Taliban assault on a military base and police training centre in a province just outside the Afghan capital on Monday killed at least 12 people and wounded more than 30, officials said.
UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.
Pastor predicted score in Patriots' AFC championship win

Pastor predicted score in Patriots' AFC championship win

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A Maine pastor who publicly predicted the final score of Sunday night's AFC championship game isn't claiming divine intervention. But he's confident the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl as well. The Rev.

Holy handcuffs! Arrest made in $1.4 million comics heist

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A few comic books from a stolen Batman collection worth $1.4 million have been recovered after an arrest in Arizona.
2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear.

Pope puts Sistine choir under aide's eye after scandal

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has put a close aide in charge of the Sistine Chapel Choir following a funding scandal.
Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

DALLAS — Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.