• US Olympic women’s hockey player Anne Schleper retires

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic defender Anne Schleper retired from the U.S. women’s national hockey team program Wednesday.

  • Pentagon boss to NATO nations: Increase military spending

    BRUSSELS (AP) — In an ultimatum to America’s allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year’s end or risk seeing the U.S. curtail its defense support — a stark threat given Europe’s deep unease already over U.S.-Russian relations.

  • Correction: Congress-Trump Taxes story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 14 about House Democrats’ efforts to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns from the IRS, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York is a Republican. He is a Democrat.

  • Russia recruiting Australian cyclist for Olympic team

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is hoping to recruit former world champion track cyclist Shane Perkins of Australia in a push for medals at the 2020 Olympics.

  • Mongolia nationalizes mine, prompts warning on investors

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolian lawmakers have told the government to revoke a private company’s purchase of a stake in a major copper mine, a move the president warned could scare away investors at a time when the economy is already struggling.

  • Correction: Holocaust-Recovered Melodies story

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — In a story Feb. 3 about the recovery of recordings of Holocaust survivors singing melodies in 1946, The Associated Press inaccurately described a Jewish district during World War II as a Polish ghetto. It was in Nazi-occupied Poland.

  • Home-crowd favorite Berlocq into 2nd round in Buenos Aires

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Home-crowd favorite Carlos Berlocq defeated Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the clay-court Argentina Open.

  • Defending champion Klizan reaches 2nd round in Rotterdam

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Defending champion Martin Klizan of Slovakia beat Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-4, 0-6, 6-1 to reach the second round of the World Tennis Tournament on Tuesday.

  • White House names possible shortlist for Flynn replacement

    NEW YORK (AP) — His administration dealt a significant blow after less than a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national security post after the resignation of embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn.