- Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul
HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, the latest phase in a four-month-old offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city.
- Revived by rally, Trump turns back to governing
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back to the business of governing.
- US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp
DACHAU, Germany (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.
- As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight
WASHINGTON (AP) — When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. "stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 percent."
- Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances
MUNICH (AP) — 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.
- Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit.
- Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.
- Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.
- SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's historic moonshot pad is back in business.
- AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.
- Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.
- Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.
- Silver: NBA will keep eye on state's inclusion policies
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games going forward.
- Cubs star Kris Bryant unfazed by constant fanfare, attention
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jason Heyward is amazed at how Kris Bryant handles the attention that comes with being the NL Rookie of the Year two years ago and the commanding MVP choice and World Series champion just a year later.
- Mike Trout stays humble and hungry in new season with Angels
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Although Mike Trout is a fairly well-known baseball player at this point, he still made his way around the Los Angeles Angels' clubhouse on Saturday morning to introduce himself to several new teammates.