Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe booted from agency
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism, just two days before his scheduled retirement date. McCabe immediately decried the move and suggested it was part of the Trump administration's "war on the FBI."…
State: Voicemail about cracking in bridge wasn’t picked up
MIAMI (AP) — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday….
Trump’s possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy….
Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games
WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing?…
Survivors of school shooting take gun control message abroad
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience….
Senators want CIA to lift veil on nominee’s black site past
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency….
No. 16 UMBC etches name in sports lore, routs No. 1 Virginia
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jairus Lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen – a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness….
Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy-poisoning response
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain….
Lawyer: Porn star who alleges Trump affair has faced threats
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A porn actress who said she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president has been threatened with physical harm, her attorney said Friday….
Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortions in the U.S. are very safe but getting one without facing delays and false medical information depends on where women live, says a broad examination of the nation's abortion services….