NTSB: 2 dead, no distress call in UPS cargo crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The crew of a propeller plane carrying UPS cargo made no distress call before the small aircraft landed hard enough to gouge the runway and break into pieces on Friday, a federal investigator said.

  • Written by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Bumps ahead for 'Obamacare' repeal as Americans air worries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are claiming a triumph by pushing their legislative centerpiece scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law through the House. It was a perilous journey, and its Senate pathway will be at least as bumpy with little doubt the measure will change, assuming it survives.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM and RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

Scouring for nude images in photo scandal at Marine base

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia (AP) — In a cramped office at the Marines' Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State fraternity pledge died after stumbling and falling several times with toxic levels of alcohol in his body and suffered for hours with severe injuries while his friends failed to summon help, authorities said Friday in announcing criminal charges against the fraternity and 18 of its members. 

  • Written by MARK SCOLFORO , Associated Press

Senate asks Page for documents on his contacts with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's former foreign policy advisers says a Senate committee investigating Moscow's interference in the election wants him to turn over information about contacts he — or any other campaign associate— had with Russians.


  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN and JULIE PACE , Associated Press