Friendships

President Donald Trump, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron, right, share a toast during the State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 24, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first state dinner of the Trump administration (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump and President Emmanuel Macron of France have toasted to continued warm relations between their countries. Macron was honored Tuesday at the first state dinner of...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washington for the first state visit of Trump’s presidency. The two men have an unlikely friendship, despite strong differences on areas such as climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France's president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump. From their first bone-squeezing handshake to Macron's recent claim that he persuaded Trump to bomb Syria, it's been an...
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April 20, 2018 - 10:12 am
GEORGETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term "best friend." Christine Hartwell says her daughter, Julia, appeared sad recently when she came home from the Pentucket Workshop...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw looks down as he leaves a joint press conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (unseen) at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo. Htin Kyaw, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced that he is retiring. A statement posted Wednesday on the Myanmar President Office’s Facebook page said that he was retiring from his duties. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 4:52 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Wednesday that he was retiring, a move that puts a representative of the country's already powerful military at least temporarily in a position of executive power. An announcement posted on the Facebook page...
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Norway's Christoffer Svae, right, shakes hands with Canada's Ben Herbert after their match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, curlers and their fans agree: In an era of vitriol and venom, curling may be the perfect antidote to our troubled times. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The world, some fret, is falling apart. Politicians spar viciously on social media. Leaders lie. Former heroes fall like dominoes amid endless scandals. Cruelty has come to feel commonplace. But never fear: We have curling. The sport with the frenzied sweeping and...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hold a joint news conference at the Griffith Observatory Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 10, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for a selfie with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and talked up ties between their two countries Saturday, the last day of his three-day swing through California. Dressed in shorts and athletic shirts, the two men spoke with reporters...
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Singers Janet Jackson, left, and Missy Elliott attend the ninth annual Essence Black Women in Music event at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
January 26, 2018 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade. So there was plenty of emotion when close friend Janet Jackson not only handed her her trophy but praised her talent. Jackson was one of many stars who turned up to pay tribute to the...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:43 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament on Monday ratified a landmark friendship pact with Balkan neighbor Bulgaria designed to dampen a historic rivalry in a region beset by old ethnic and territorial disputes. Under the treaty, both countries have renounced territorial claims against each...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Gayle King arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. If Oprah Winfrey runs for president, CBS News faces a potential conflict of interest with its morning show host King, famously Winfrey's best friend. Her colleagues on "CBS This Morning" interviewed King on Tuesday's show about what her friend was thinking. CBS says it has been transparent about the relationship and said it would address a potential conflict if one arises. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In an odd twist, fellow hosts of "CBS This Morning" turned to their colleague Gayle King — famous friend of Oprah Winfrey — for an interview Tuesday about whether her pal would run for president. If a Winfrey candidacy moves beyond idle chatter, one of the leading figures on...
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ADDS THAT ROBINSON IS AT LEFT - In this Dec. 23, 2017, image made from a video provided by Honolulu news station KHON, Alan Robinson, left, and Walter Macfarlane are interviewed in Honolulu. The two Hawaii men grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers. They revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. The two, who have been friends for 60 years, were born in Hawaii 15 months apart and met in the sixth grade. (KHON via AP)
December 26, 2017 - 4:23 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii men who grew up as best friends recently learned that they're actually brothers and revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane have been friends for 60 years. Born in Hawaii 15 months apart, they met in the sixth...
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