- Pence tries to reassure Europeans on US support
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and its commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance.
- Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf.
- US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders.
- Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces on Monday pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half as the U.S. defense secretary started a visit to Iraq to discuss the fight against IS.
- Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month
BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking.
- How often have athletes snubbed the White House?
The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras.
- AP Source: Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis.
- Dustin Johnson wins at Riviera, goes to No. 1 in the world
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only question about Dustin Johnson going to No. 1 in the world is: What took so long?
- West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one.
- Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.