Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants.


  • Written by By ALEX VEIGA , AP Business Writer

Girlfriend whose texts urged suicide guilty of manslaughter

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers was convicted Friday of involuntary manslaughter in a trial that raised questions of whether words can kill.

  • Written by By DENISE LAVOIE , AP Legal Affairs Writer

US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is leaving in place a program protecting hundreds of thousands young immigrants from deportation — one that President Donald Trump had pledged to eliminate.

  • Written by By ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87


BERLIN (AP) — Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died at 87.

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  • Written by By GEIR MOULSON , Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week


A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: