• Wrong music? Russian biathletes sing correct anthem alone

    HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Russian biathletes decided to sing their national without any instrumental accompaniment after organizers played an outdated version in an embarrassing medal ceremony at the biathlon world championships.

  • Olympic 800-meter gold medalist Olizarenko dies at 63

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Nadiya Olizarenko, gold medalist in the women’s 800 meters at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, has died. She was 63.

  • Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence’s reassurances

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine.

    Updated: 9:18 am

  • Finding poison in N. Korea attack may be hardest part

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours.

  • Olympic biathlon champion Russia wins relay world title

    HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Anton Shipulin waved the Russian flag even before finishing as he helped the Olympic champion beat France for the gold medal in the men’s 4×7.5-kilometer relay at the biathlon world championships on Saturday.

  • In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will “hold Russia accountable” and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as “obsolete.”

  • The Latest: Pence: US to ‘will hold Russia accountable’

    MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Europe (all times local):

  • Trump hits the road, hoping rally speeches overcome troubles

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the buoyant jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging to “unleash the power of the American spirit.”

  • Munich conference brings hope for clarity on US priorities

    BERLIN (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration amid concerns over the new president’s commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.

  • Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.