It's a Twitter war: Doctors clash with NRA over gun deaths
A war of words between physicians sick of treating gunshot victims and the gun industry lobby has gotten a boost following this week's shooting death of a doctor outside the hospital where she worked.
Coens stake their claim to the Western in 'Buster Scruggs'
NEW YORK (AP) — No location is more central to the iconography of the Western than Monument Valley. Its majestic sandstone buttes, a revolving backdrop for John Ford, have been the setting for countless stagecoach chases and John Wayne passages.
APNewsBreak: Roberts raps Trump for "Obama judge" comment
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump for his description of a judge who ruled against Trump's migrant asylum policy as an "Obama judge."
Isolated tribesmen kill American on remote Indian island
NEW DELHI (AP) — An American adventurer who kayaked to a remote Indian island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows has been killed, police said Wednesday.
Right-leaning nonprofit paid Whitaker nearly $1 million
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn't disclose its donors, according to newly released financial disclosure forms.
Attorney: Rapper 6ix9ine innocent of racketeering charges
NEW YORK (AP) — The defense attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is "completely innocent" of federal racketeering and firearms charges.
British, EU leaders meet as Brexit deadline looms
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division, before a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to help finalize the Brexit agreement.
Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Light rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the remains of those killed.
Ludwig Goransson is having the best year ever. Period.
NEW YORK (AP) — He's had his hand in two of the year's biggest pop culture moments — with the film "Black Panther" and the song "This Is America" — but unlike Michael B.
Brother jailed over blaze possibly linked to mansion deaths
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — The investigation into a fire and the deaths of four people found at a New Jersey mansion took a turn Wednesday when authorities arrested the owner's brother on an arson charge stemming from a blaze in his own nearby home.
Trump's Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is back in his comfort zone at the "winter White House." Mar-a-Lago is where women in furs and men in diamond jewelry and monogrammed slippers mingle with Sylvester Stallone and Fabio at New Year's Eve celebrations, and Don King rubs elbows with Cabinet members, could-be ambassadors and the "MyPillow" guy at dinner.
Trump says he plans to make his first visit to a war zone
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory.
Child bride auction in South Sudan goes viral, sparks anger
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Five hundred cows, two luxury cars, $10,000, two bikes, a boat and a few cell phones made up the final price in a heated bidding war for a child bride in South Sudan that went viral after the auction was pointed out on Facebook.
South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Interpol elected a South Korean as the organization's president on Wednesday, edging out a veteran of Russia's security services who was strongly opposed by the United States, Britain and other European nations.
Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump publicly thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices just a day after he was harshly criticized for deciding not to further punish the kingdom for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Cracks show in China's vision for model ethnic unity village
HOTAN UNITY NEW VILLAGE, China (AP) — In this corner of China's far west, rows of identical white concrete houses with red metal roofs rise abruptly above the sand dunes of the harsh Taklamakan Desert.
Peacekeepers left more than 6,000 children in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The only memento Moses Z. Kaine has from his father is a T-shirt, left more than two decades ago when the peacekeeper's tour of duty finished and he returned home, leaving his pregnant girlfriend behind.
Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self
CHICAGO (AP) — Moments before her ex-fiance fatally shot her in the parking lot of the hospital where she worked, a Chicago doctor called 911 to report that she had spotted the man and feared for her life.
Trump team turns over written answers to Mueller's questions
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least for now a potentially risky sit-down with prosecutors.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP DEFIANT OVER SAUDI NON-ACTION In not punishing Riyadh over a journalist's killing, the president makes clear that good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing and sparks heavy bipartisan criticism in Congress.
Report: Nissan's Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain, Japanese media reported Wednesday.
Bring me the bleach: Investors seek stability as stocks fall
NEW YORK (AP) — Goodbye iPhones and Facebook feed. Hello power plants and bleach. Since stocks began tumbling two months ago, investors haven't abandoned the market.
She's everywhere: Ocasio-Cortez puts trek to Congress online
WASHINGTON (AP) — She's cooked bean soup live and done laundry in public. She narrated much of what she calls "Congress camp" on Capitol Hill.
APNewsBreak: Indian Country criminal prosecutions plateau
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The number of Indian Country crimes that the U.S. Justice Department decided to prosecute has not shown significant change in recent years, despite programs and attempts to boost both public safety and prosecutions of sexual assaults and other crimes on reservations, according to federal figures Wednesday.
US senator says no ill will, intent behind 'hanging' remark
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if the supporter invited her.

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