GOP Senators react to Trump’s racist statements

Two Senate Republicans insist President Donald Trump's tweets against four congresswomen of color were not racist. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday the comments were more about "narcissism." (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this…

Midwest braces for extreme heat wave

Much of the country has roasted the past few days and it’s about to get even stickier as a heat wave is expected to send temperatures soaring close to 100 degrees through the weekend (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374…

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching

Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram:…

Tanya Tucker says it’s not a comeback–it’s a ‘relaunch’

Country star Tanya Tucker said her first album of new material in 17 years isn't a comeback--it's a 'relaunch.' Tucker and co-producers Shooter Jennings and Brandi Carlile talk about their new project together. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram:…

Congo Ebola outbreak, a global health emergency

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared international health emergency after more than 1,600 deaths. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News:

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Here's the latest for Wednesday, July 17: Ebola outbreak in Congo called international health emergency; Mexican drug kingpin sentenced to life in US prison; Pelosi to derail latest Trump impeachment bid; Penguins refuse to leave New Zealand sushi shop. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook:…

Sanders lays out ‘Medicare for All’ timeline

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders vigorously defended his signature "Medicare for All" proposal during a Washington speech on Wednesday and outlined a timeline for how and when he would implement it. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​…

‘sMothered’ stars stand by their close mother-daughter relationship

Mother and daughter reality stars Dawn Hubsher and Cher Gopman of TLC's "sMothered" reveal what inspired them to write their new book, "A Bond that Last Forever," and to revisit their most memorable moment during filming. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews…

US kicking ally Turkey out of fighter program

In a major break with a longtime ally, the Trump administration on Wednesday said Turkey is being kicked out of an American-led fighter aircraft program because it is buying a Russian air defense system that would aid Russian intelligence. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter:…

Trump says he has no regrets about tweets

President Donald Trump says he has no regrets about his tweets that four Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, though all are citizens and three were born in the United States. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374…

Nearly 100 baby birds rescued from fallen CA tree

An animal rescue group is caring for nearly 100 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons that were saved last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

Protesters arrested in Hawaii telescope standoff

Officials in Hawaii say police have made arrests of protesters along a roadway they were blocking to prevent the construction of a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea - Hawaii's highest mountain. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374…

House blocks Texas Democrat’s bid to impeach Trump

The House easily derailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. (July 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/16c180b09c8bb49737ee9c6934104b7b

Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman teaches online lessons

Grammy-winner Itzhak Perlman talks music career and bringing his skills to MasterClass.com for online lessons. (July 10) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9db8d4ed2ae04b900d0eca82ae9542f1

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears

House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You…