Holidays

First lady Melania Trump hugs the child of a military family, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, during a "Toys for Tots" event at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 13, 2017 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump says she hopes the giving spirit that Americans displayed during a season of devastating hurricanes will continue over Christmas and into the new year. The first lady says she wants people to remember that the holidays are about family, service and gratitude — not...
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Law enforcement officials work following an explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body set off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 11, 2017 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an explosion in a New York City subway passageway (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Law enforcement officials say a pipe bomb that exploded in a crowded New York City subway passageway was ignited with a Christmas light, matches and a nine-volt battery. The officials say...
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December 10, 2017 - 10:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state troopers are urging holiday shoppers to beware of thieves. State Police Superintendent George Beach says criminals will look for any opportunity to steal and take advantage of people — even at the mall or on a busy downtown street. Police recommend shopping with a...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2012, file photo, Fran Drescher arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York. Drescher is hosting a major Hanukkah celebration in Boston, a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at the Union for Reform Judaism’s convention at the Hynes Convention Center. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
December 09, 2017 - 10:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Fran Drescher is hosting a major Hanukkah celebration in Boston. "The Nanny" star will host a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Lights on Saturday at the Union for Reform Judaism's convention at the Hynes Convention Center. The organization says it's the largest Jewish...
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In this Nov. 28, 2017 photo, Pamela Wang poses for a photo in Kealakekua, Hawaii, with an avocado she found while on a walk. Wang is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram) avocado she snagged is the world's largest. (AP Photo/Mary Lou Knurek)
December 09, 2017 - 10:10 am
POLICE: WOMAN DROVE WITH TRANSIT SIGN STICKING OUT OF CAR SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car. The 52-year-old was pulled over Saturday on Route 46 in South Hackensack when...
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December 09, 2017 - 9:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Fran Drescher is hosting a major Hanukkah celebration in Boston. "The Nanny" star will host a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Lights on Saturday at the Union for Reform Judaism's convention at the Hynes Convention Center. The organization says it's the largest Jewish...
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In this Nov. 28, 2017 photo, Pamela Wang poses for a photo in Kealakekua, Hawaii, with an avocado she found while on a walk. Wang is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram) avocado she snagged is the world's largest. (AP Photo/Mary Lou Knurek)
December 09, 2017 - 7:34 am
POLICE: WOMAN DROVE WITH TRANSIT SIGN STICKING OUT OF CAR SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car. The 52-year-old was pulled over Saturday on Route 46 in South Hackensack when...
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President Donald Trump, waves as he departs as he reacts with Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 07, 2017 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday celebrated an "especially special" Hanukkah at the White House, a day after declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital and setting off criticism and clashes. "Right now I'm thinking about what's going on and the love that's all over Israel and all...
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President Donald Trump, waves as he departs as he reacts with Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 07, 2017 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating an "especially special" Hanukkah at the White House a day after declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital and setting off criticism and clashes. Trump says he's thinking about "the love that's all over Israel and all about Jerusalem." Trump's...
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In this Dec. 5, 2017 photo Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, front left and Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, front second right, attend a parliament session in Warsaw, Poland.Poland's conservative ruling party said Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 that Polish Prime Minister, Beata Szydlo, has resigned and will be replaced by Morawiecki. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 07, 2017 - 5:38 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister resigned Thursday and will be replaced by Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, as the conservative ruling party took the risk of trading a popular leader for a former international banker who seemed better-suited to representing Poland to critics...
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