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Tourists, nature lovers and amateur scientists are whipping out their cameras to document the effects of extreme high tides on shorelines from the United States to New Zealand, and by doing so are helping better predict what rising sea levels will mean for coastal communities around the world.

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press February 5, 2020
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And then she tore up the speech.

By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press February 5, 2020
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The Iowa Democratic Party released partial results of its kickoff presidential caucus after a daylong delay on Tuesday showing former Midwestern Mayor Pete Buttigieg and fiery progressive Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leading the opening contest in the party's 2020 primary season.

By STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press February 4, 2020
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Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in decades in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results.

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press February 4, 2020
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A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucuses.

By STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press February 3, 2020
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Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got – surprise – resurrected, complete with Bill Murray.

By MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer February 3, 2020
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The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday.

By Associated Press February 1, 2020
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White House officials say President Donald Trump wants to use the nationally televised address to highlight his administration’s efforts to bolster the economy, tighten immigration rules and lower prescription drug costs.

By Associated Press February 1, 2020
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Carrying permits demanding “fast passage,” truck drivers rushed a 560-ton shipment of disinfectant from eastern China to Wuhan, the locked-down city of 11 million people at the center of a vast effort to contain a new viral disease.

By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press January 31, 2020
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This year’s Super Bowl won't be a politics-free zone, as both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will air campaign ads during the game.

By MAE ANDERSON AP, Business Writer January 31, 2020
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As authorities in Idaho continue to plead with the public for any information about two kids missing for five months, experts say a potential criminal case against the mother, Lori Vallow, could be bolstered if she fails to meet a court-ordered deadline to produce the children.

By REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press January 30, 2020
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Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop – a racist emporium and Ku Klux Klan museum housed in an old theater, where white supremacist neo-Nazis gave heil-Hitler salutes and flaunted swastikas and Rebel flags.

By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press January 30, 2020
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DJ Khaled will be celebrating his first-ever Grammy win in the city where the former radio host built his career: Miami.

By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer January 30, 2020
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Two women who say they met Harvey Weinstein when they were aspiring actresses in their 20s testified at his rape trial Wednesday that the one-time Hollywood titan preyed on their dreams of stardom to sexually assault them.

By TOM HAYS, Associated Press January 30, 2020
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World health officials expressed "great concern" Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China, a troubling development as China and the world frantically work to contain the outbreak.

By KEN MORITSUGU, Associated Press January 30, 2020
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U.S. authorities on Wednesday announced the discovery of the longest smuggling tunnel ever found on the Southwest border, stretching more than three-quarters of a mile from an industrial site in Tijuana, Mexico, to the San Diego area.

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press January 30, 2020
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Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is unknown.

By JAMEY KEATEN and FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press January 29, 2020
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare" of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America.

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press January 29, 2020
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U.S. health officials offered a reality check Tuesday about the scary new virus from China: They're expanding screenings of international travelers and taking other precautions but for now, they insist the risk to Americans is very low.

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, Associated Press January 28, 2020
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President Donald Trump's legal team argued forcefully against the relevance of testimony from John Bolton Tuesday as they concluded their impeachment trial defense and the Senate braced for debate on whether to summon Trump's former national security adviser and other witnesses into the trial.

By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press January 28, 2020
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Police say the mother of two missing kids has been found in Hawaii along with her new husband, but there's still no sign of the children in the cross-country investigation that includes several mysterious deaths.

By REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press January 28, 2020
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The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.

By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press January 27, 2020
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The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.

By Associated Press January 27, 2020
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President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election.

By Associated Press January 25, 2020
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Every now and then, Sunday school teacher Kim Fuller makes a point during class and the old man sitting on the front pew raises his eyebrows quizzically.

By Associated Press January 25, 2020