U.S. Politics


WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 10: President Donald Trump (L) greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he arrives at the White House on February 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. The two will hold a bilateral meeting and press conference today at the White House. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

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To Trump, From Japan, With Love

President Donald Trump’s previous statements on economic and military issues important to Japan clearly worried Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, so he set out to win over the new president. His winning tactic: Flattery


President Donald Trump listens to a translation as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during their joint news conference, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump Confident on Travel Ban, But Aides Eye a Do-Over

President Donald Trump expressed confidence that his Administration’s ban on refugees and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries would be sustained on appeal, but White House staff are considering rewriting it anyway

Apple Fans Await iPhone 7Everything We Know About the Next iPhone So Far

The successor to the iPhone 7, which may be called the iPhone 7s or iPhone 8, could be a more noticeable departure from the current iPhone’s design. This year’s release will also mark 10 years since the original iPhone launched in 2007


Pence Swears in Attorney General Jeff SessionsTrump Agrees to Honor ‘One China’ Policy

U.S. President Donald Trump has assured Chinese President Xi Jinping in a phone call that he will uphold the “one China” policy, in a move likely to ease friction between the world’s two largest economies

Obit Oldest AmericanOldest American, N.J.’s Adele Dunlap, Dies at Age 114

Adele Dunlap, the oldest person in America, has died at age 114. The New Jersey supercentenarian died Sunday at a hospital near Flemington. Dunlap was born on December 12, 1902, the same year Theodore Roosevelt was president

APTOPIX Ranching Standoff Trial NevadaJury Hears Openings in Trial for The Bundy Ranch Six

A jury in Las Vegas heard competing narratives Thursday about six men accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup of cattle near states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch in April 2014

New Zealand Whale StrandingOver 400 Pilot Whales Stranded in New Zealand

One of the worst whale beachings in New Zealand’s history occurred Friday morning after more than 400 pilot whales got stuck in the sand at Farewell Spit at the northern tip of the South Island. Mass strandings are common in New Zealand but the scale of this one has come as a shock

Cheerleader pom pomsFormer Cheerleaders Are Suing the NFL for Unfair Pay

A group of former NFL cheerleaders who used to root on the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders recently filed a lawsuit alleging the league underpaid them. “It’s a national scandal” a lawyer said of their compensation