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Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released

SALT LAKE CITY — Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that she's been assured the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be closely watched when she's released from prison.
Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

WASHINGTON — The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president.
Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

WASHINGTON — While Hurricane Florence barrelled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout.
Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leader

Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leader

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The Korean leaders' surprisingly substantive summit announcement is a huge step toward a durable peace on the Korean Peninsula — and a Nobel Peace Prize for Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in.
Port wine? Feta? Brexit may spell trouble for famed EU names

Port wine? Feta? Brexit may spell trouble for famed EU names

PINHAO, Portugal — The scorching late summer sun of northern Portugal is ripening the black, super-sweet grapes that will go to make what European Union rules say is the only wine in the world that can be called port.
Report: South Sudan troops raped, killed while peace pursued

Report: South Sudan troops raped, killed while peace pursued

JUBA, South Sudan — With "staggering brutality," South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armoured vehicles and hanging them in trees even as the government pursu
Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territory — As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive.
AP Explains: Mueller's legal actions not overlooked by Trump

AP Explains: Mueller's legal actions not overlooked by Trump

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller has been busy.
China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

BEIJING — China's No. 2 leader appealed Wednesday for support for free trade and promised to improve conditions for foreign companies following tit-for-tat U.S. and Chinese tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing's technology policy.
Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences

Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences

NEWARK, Ohio — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections.