Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from obscured data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday.
Tear gas, hate speech marks 14th yellow vest protest
PARIS (AP) — Police fired tear gas and brought in water cannons and a horse brigade to disperse several thousand yellow vest protesters Saturday massed near a Paris landmark at the end of a march through the French capital, the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations.
Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant took a gun he wasn't allowed to have to a job he must have known he was about to lose.
Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior.
Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest
BERLIN (AP) — Israeli director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award on Saturday.
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When he took the job 15 years ago, Horry County Emergency Manager Randy Webster figured his biggest disasters would be wind and surge rolling over his county's beaches, South Carolina's top tourist destination.
Bulgarian nationalists march in honor of pro-Nazi general
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian nationalists have marched through Sofia, the country's capital, to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities.
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus.
Nigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delay
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the surprise last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb.
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists
MUNICH (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew lengthy applause Saturday for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran.
No peanuts or Cracker Jack at the old ballgame in Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kerry Adamowicz hoped that a meeting with Hartford Yard Goats officials might lead to a few peanut-free days or maybe a peanut-free section at the team's Double-A baseball stadium, so her son and other children with food allergies could enjoy a game.
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties.
Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival
BERLIN (AP) — The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently.
Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of 'Downfall,' dies at 77
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed picture of border perils
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S.
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them.
Trump emergency declaration faces fights in the courts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants.
Analysis: Shutdown saga offers lesson in divided government
WASHINGTON (AP) — When you want results in a polarized Washington, sometimes it pays to simply leave the professionals alone to do their jobs.
Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday.
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.
Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.
The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being fired
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a business in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Police say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired.
Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.