- Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday to advance construction of the huge Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, moving aggressively to overhaul America's energy policy and dealing a swift blow to Barack Obama's legacy on climate change.
- White House doubles down on Trump's voter fraud claim
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday stuck firmly to President Donald Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November election, but provided no evidence to back up his assertion.
- Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods
The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" landed a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, while a notably more diverse field of nominees brushed off two straight years of "OscarsSoWhite" backlash.
- UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get legislative approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, raising the possibility that lawmakers will delay her plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.
- Flint, Michigan, water has fallen below federal lead limit
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
- With Trump's swearing-in, Israel pushes ahead on settlements
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel announced plans Tuesday to build 2,500 more settler homes on the West Bank, moving to step up construction just days after the swearing-in of Donald Trump brought to power a U.S. administration seen as friendly to the settlement movement.
- The Latest: US welcomes attempt to reduce violence in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Syria following two-day talks in Kazakhstan between the Damascus government and rebel factions (all times local):
- Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?
CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found.
- All 6 dead in helicopter crash in central Italy
CAMPO FELICE, Italy (AP) — A helicopter ferrying an injured skier off the slopes slammed into a mountainside in central Italy Tuesday, killing all six people aboard in a new tragedy to hit a region already hobbled by a series of earthquakes, paralyzing snowfall and a deadly avalanche.
- Erin Andrews had cervical cancer surgery during NFL season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Erin Andrews says she battled cervical cancer during the NFL season, months after winning a lawsuit against a stalker.
- Steelers QB Roethlisberger not ruling out retirement
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't sure he'll be back in 2017.
- LeBron miffed with direction of slumping Cavaliers
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has alluded to flaws with Cleveland's roster all season.
- Venus Williams, Federer back in the thick of a Grand Slam
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For all their Grand Slam successes, Venus Williams and Roger Federer still find themselves surprised to be in the semifinals at the Australian Open.
- Kerr calls some players' All-Star votes a 'mockery'
MIAMI (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr wishes players had taken their voting for the NBA All-Star Game more seriously, calling it a "mockery" after nearly 300 players in the league wound up on at least one ballot.
- Tom Brady wonders why Trump friendship is 'such a big deal'
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has opened up a bit on his friendship with President Donald Trump.