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Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

Subscriber onlyMOSCOW -- U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Continue reading...

"I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

Subscriber onlyPANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Amy Cross has a hard time explaining the stress of living in a city that was splintered by Hurricane Michael. She's fearful after hearing gunshots at night, and she's confused because she no longer recognizes the place where she's spent her entire 45 years. Continue reading...

Mega Millions players ponder how to spend record $1.6B prize

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S. Continue reading...

Dozens injured in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

Subscriber onlyATLANTA -- The floor of a clubhouse near Clemson University where a large party was taking place collapsed early Sunday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities said. Thirty people were injured. Continue reading...

Who follows Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan. Continue reading...

Moscow says US treaty pullout would be 'very dangerous step'

Subscriber onlyELKO, Nevada -- President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and "we're not going to be the only one to adhere to it." The Kremlin said the pullout "would be a very dangerous step." Continue reading...

Alaskan governor ends campaign

Walker cites long odds in three-way race, rips GOP hopeful

Subscriber onlyAlaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid shortly after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman. Continue reading...

Trump: U.S. will exit '87 Russia arms pact

Treaty bans midrange nuke cruise missiles

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump said Saturday that he will exit an arms-control agreement that the United States signed with the former Soviet Union, saying that Russia is violating the pact and it's preventing the U.S. from developing new weapons. Continue reading...

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6B

Subscriber onlyThe Mega Millions lottery's streak of jackpot rollovers continued Friday, pushing the next drawing toward a record $1.6 billion. Continue reading...

Russian denounces U.S. claim in troll-farm case

Subscriber onlyA top Russian diplomat says the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections is shameful. Continue reading...

Breast cancer study shows promise

But immunotherapy’s small benefits, high costs raise concern

Subscriber onlyFor the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects. Continue reading...

Georgia police officer gunned down

Subscriber onlyGeorgia police officer gunned down Continue reading...

Direction of Trump's Space Force still unknown

Subscriber onlyWith his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service -- a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" -- President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial. Continue reading...

Small plane rolls off runway to road Florida campaigns send surprise texts

Subscriber onlyAs Election Day approaches, cellphones across Florida will buzz as campaigns send huge numbers of unsolicited texts to voters with the assistance of new apps and programs. Continue reading...

Washington news in brief

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