- It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union
LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.
- Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.
- IS holds terrified civilians as human shields in Syrian city
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold.
- Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said.
- Christie, Trump to launch drug addiction task force
WASHINGTON (AP) — After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald Trump's transition team, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dipping his toes into the administration as he takes the lead of a White House commission to combat drug addiction.
- Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie will be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, the closing chapter of a traffic jam that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.
- 'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online
One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone — and burst into tears.
- No LGBTQ category included in Census proposal for 2020 count
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is not proposing a separate count of LGBTQ Americans for its 2020 Census.
- Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.
- 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' cast reunites for 20th birthday
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffy Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High are reuniting to celebrate the 20th birthday of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
- Fans can look forward to some major changes in NFL games
PHOENIX (AP) — Time to celebrate?
- USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport
Just three days before hosting the world championships, USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott on home ice.
- Vin Scully on opening day: 'I'll probably have things to do'
WASHINGTON (AP) — On Monday, the Dodgers will play their first opening day since 1950 without Vin Scully calling their games. He won't be in the stands. He won't make a point of watching on TV, either.
- Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Christian Pulisic was sent tumbling to the ground early on. The 18-year-old phenom bounced back up, and so did the United States.
- Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri
Michael Porter Jr. is aware of the skepticism surrounding the heralded forward's decision to play at Missouri, a struggling program that recently hired his father as an assistant coach.