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newborn baby

By Terry Tang,  Associated Press

(AP) — Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017.

For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on...Read more

This Wednesday, May 9, 2018, photo shows an aerial view of the East Rift Zone, along which the Leilani Estates neighborhood sits, from the ongoing Kilauea eruption, as seen from a helicopter flying around Pahoa, Hawaii.

By Sophia Yan and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a...Read more

In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

By Jill Colvin, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings.

Trump, who has growing...Read more

Broadway

By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open in December after a lawsuit that threatened to shut down the production was settled Thursday.

The deal was announced in a joint statement from producer...Read more

Jerusalem

By Josh Lederman,  Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will open with an initial staff of at least 50.

That's according to senior Trump administration officials previewing the highly anticipated opening on May 14. The embassy is...Read more

Rafael Nadal from Spain celebrates his victory over Diego Schwartzman from Argentina during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Nadal won 6-3, 6-4.

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal broke John McEnroe's record of 49 straight sets won on the same surface by beating Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of the Madrid Open on Thursday.

Nadal extended his winning streak to 50 consecutive sets on clay, eclipsing the mark McEnroe...Read more

Yale University

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University police officers who responded to a call about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of a campus residence admonished the white student who reported it, a university administrator said Thursday.

The officers...Read more

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One

By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Matthew Lee, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Envisioning "a very special moment for world peace," President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June...Read more

From left: Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, Sgt. La David Johnson, and Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright. All four Americans were killed in Niger.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Multiple failures led up to the deadly Niger attack last October, but top military leaders said Thursday that none directly caused the overwhelming enemy ambush that killed four American service members and sent others fighting and running for their lives.

"The...Read more

Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency, providing the fullest picture yet of Russia's attempt to sow racial and political division in the United States before...Read more

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