Bill Cosby's retrial jury mirrors first on gender, race


NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After a showdown over race, the jury picked to decide Bill Cosby's fate in the first big trial of the #MeToo era ended up mirroring the gender and racial makeup of the group that deadlocked last year: seven men and five women — 10 white, two black.

  • Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press

Daughter of poisoned spy says she's recovering


LONDON (AP) — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.

  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

Trump scales back US goals in Syria, leaves future to others


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dramatically scaling back U.S. goals in Syria as he pushes for a quick military withdrawal, Trump administration officials said Wednesday, abandoning plans to stay long-term to stabilize the country and prevent the Islamic State group from re-emerging.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Air Force Thunderbirds pilot dies in Nevada F-16 crash


NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says a member of its Thunderbirds flight demonstration team was killed in the crash of his F-16 fighter jet in central Nevada.


Gov't: Goodyear tires may have caused 95 deaths or injuries


DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency says it has received allegations that defective Goodyear motor home tires caused crashes that killed or injured 95 people over two decades.