The Associated Press

July 25, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target has apologized for erecting a fake facade that mimics the legendary rock club CBGB as part of the opening of its new store in Manhattan's East Village. Instead of CBGB in red letters, the white awning read TRGT and showcased a window display of store-branded T-shirts. It...
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July 25, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use. A new report from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy says 1,565 people died from drug overdoses in 2017. That's an 11.5 percent increase from 2016. Kentucky overdose...
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COMBO - This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018. In his latest salvo, Trump tweeted late on Sunday, July 22 that hostile threats from Iran could bring dire consequences. This was after Iranian President Rouhani remarked earlier in the day that “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” Trump tweeted: “NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKE OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.” (AP Photo)
July 25, 2018 - 3:39 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says there's no need to respond to President Donald Trump's "empty threats." Rouhani's remarks Wednesday were his first since Trump warned the Iranian leader of dire consequences for threatening the United States. Rouhani told his Cabinet that...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Melania Trump will receive a briefing on neonatal abstinence syndrome when she visits a Tennessee children’s hospital on July 24. The first lady’s visit to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, is tied to her “Be Best” initiative. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 24, 2018 - 12:52 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump's trip to Nashville, Tennessee (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Melania Trump is in Nashville, Tennessee, to promote her "Be Best" campaign to help children. On Tuesday, she is visiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in...
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July 24, 2018 - 8:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions laughed off and repeated a "Lock Her Up" chant during a speech at a high school leadership summit. Sessions was speaking Tuesday in Washington, D.C, when members of the audience interrupted him with cries of "Lock Her Up." The chant refers to Hillary...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a pamphlet that says "Better Off Now" while speaking during a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 24, 2018 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not invite Russia President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) to address Congress if Putin comes to Washington because "that is something we reserve for allies." Trump has invited Putin to the White House this fall as a follow-up to their private...
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July 24, 2018 - 3:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says there will be "no room for negotiation" in its demand that U.S. airlines describe self-ruled Taiwan as part of China ahead of a deadline this week. Beijing has insisted that carriers change references to Taiwan on their websites to "Taiwan, China" by Wednesday. Taiwan...
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