Sandra Day O’Connor Announces Likely Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

By JESSICA GRESKO ,  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and “probably Alzheimer’s disease.” O’Connor made the announcement in a letter Tuesday. She said that her diagnosis was made “some time ago” and that as her condition has progressed…

Turkish President Released Details On Saudi Writer’s Killing

By SUZAN FRASER ,  Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish president is expected to announce on Tuesday details of his country’s investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia’s account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will…

Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

By DAVID CRARY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. “I feel very threatened, but…

US Adviser Bolton in Moscow After Trump Aims to Exit Treaty

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV ,  Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with top Russian officials Monday after President Donald Trump had declared an intention to pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. The Kremlin expressed disappointment with Trump’s announcement on Saturday that the United States would…

Saudi Phone Calls, ‘Body Double’ After Khashoggi Killing

By SUZAN FRASER and JON GAMBRELL ,  Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi’s clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage made four calls to the royal’s office around the…