Nation/World

Nation/World

Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between groceries, electricity and paying a health insurance bill that has jumped by nearly $400.

Obama shortens Manning sentence; more commutations coming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence.

European Court fines Russia for banning U.S. adoptions

PARIS (AP) — Europe's human rights court ruled Tuesday that Russia must pay damages and legal costs to Americans who were barred from adopting Russian children.

Russia has three months to appeal the decision by the European Court of Human Rights.

Abortions in U.S. drop to lowest level since 1974

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.

The latest: Indictment unsealed on nightclub gunman's wife

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the arrest of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter (all times local):

9:58 a.m.

Federal prosecutors have unsealed a two-count indictment against the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.

Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.

Putin: Obama administration working hard to undermine Trump

MOSCOW (AP) — In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are "worse than prostitutes."

Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver he sought to help

PHOENIX (AP) — The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the country illegally, authorities said.

He had rolled his car on Interstate 10 before he inexplicably attacked the officer who had stopped to help.

Former Klan official to King's daughter: I'm sorry

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy.

Istanbul gunman captured after 2 weeks on run

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.