UN office urges Turkey to probe 2,000 reported killings

GENEVA (AP) — The Turkish government should investigate hundreds of alleged killings and other rights abuses in Turkey's southeast, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday, releasing a report on an upsurge in violence there over 18 months.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press

ACLU files complaint against Sessions over Senate testimony

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions with the Alabama State Bar over his testimony during his Senate confirmation process regarding contact he had with Russia.


Legal challenges to Trump's travel ban mount from US states

SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order.

  • Written by MARTHA BELLISLE and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

Senate votes to rescind Obama rules on school accountability

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to end an Obama effort to identify and help struggling schools and students, as President Donald Trump and Republicans work to undo some of his predecessor's key policies.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press