"We are indeed in a struggle to preserve our republic, our civilization, and our religion."
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has killed himself.
Nine more women say that Alex Kozinski - a high-profile judge who sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit - subjected them to sexual comments or other conduct, including four who say he touched them inappropriately.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border.
IMAGES: Photographs from around the world sourced from the Associated Press wire on Friday, December 15, 2017.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.
WASHINGTON (AP) - America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, also pushing for the change, is undecided on the tax plan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that he has opened a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments by six women.
The incident - captured on video and seen worldwide - occurred amid clashes involving hundreds of white supremacists and counterprotesters at a gathering billed by organizers as a "Unite the Right" rally, in the home town of the University of Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is trumpeting the rolling back of federal rules and regulations in his administration's first year even as critics say he has tried to dismantle important protections for the environment, consumers and others, and that his claims are overblown.
After the mistrial, jurors in the case against Menendez and the doctor on trial with him, Salomon Melgen, said the jury came close to an outright acquittal, with 10 jurors believing Menendez not guilty, and only two on the panel in favor of finding him guilty.