AP News Articles

President Donald Trump, center, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from the right.

President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Read more here. Read more

Cars and trucks in stopped traffic on Interstate 5 near Dunsmuir, Calif.

Wintry weather temporarily loosened its grip across much of the U.S. just in time for Thanksgiving, but travelers were bracing for heavy snow and blizzard conditions in some areas as they made plans to return home. Read more here. Read more

A UPS driver delivers an Amazon package to a residence in North Andover, Mass.

This year, holiday stress may take on a whole new meaning for online retailers. Amazon, Walmart and others have promised to deliver more of their orders within 24 hours of customers clicking on "Buy." Read more

Protesters hold U.S. flags during a demonstration in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.

China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump's signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and warning the move would undermine cooperation with Washington. Read more here.Read more

TPC plant explosion

Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. Read more here.Read more

Governor Tom Wolf

The legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania is increasing to 21, although there's an exception for veterans and service members who are at least 18.Read more

A New Jersey hospital says a kidney meant for one patient was mistakenly transplanted into another with the same name who was farther down the priority list.Read more

Alvin Wyatt

A man accused of firing a gun into the crowded bleachers of a New Jersey high school football game, killing a 10-year-old boy, will be held in jail until his trial.Read more

Breast milk and pump

A Philadelphia police officer says in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the department makes it difficult for new mothers to breastfeed at work. Read more here.Read more

Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga., on Nov. 3, 2019.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. Read more here.Read more

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