• Border Patrol union takes center stage under Trump

    SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Once a week, union leaders representing U.S. Border Patrol agents host a radio show from a sleepy office park near San Diego, where studio walls are covered with an 8-by-12-foot American flag and portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his unachieved achievements

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking credit for persuading TransCanada Corp. to withdraw a hefty lawsuit against the U.S. government over the previous administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. But the Canadian company says its bid for compensation for the stalled project is merely suspended, as it has been for weeks.

  • Ireland’s McGuinness trod unlikely path from war to peace

    DUBLIN (AP) — Standing at the Butcher’s Gate in Londonderry, Martin McGuinness often had to choose between war and peace. For the longest time, he chose war.

  • China plans 1st structure on disputed South China Sea shoal

    BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build the first permanent structure on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, in a move likely to renew concerns over Beijing’s robust assertions of its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody.

  • South Sudan feels the chill as Trump’s foreign aid cuts loom

    BIDI BIDI, Uganda (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposed deep cuts in foreign aid could mark the retreat of U.S. support for South Sudan, a nation America enthusiastically helped to create.