Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts


WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters and is expected in federal court Friday in Baltimore.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M


NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said a software bug led some users to post publicly by default regardless of their previous settings. The bug affected as many as 14 million users over several days in May.


GOP factions offer conflicting claims over immigration talks


WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of House Republican moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives was being discussed to help young "Dreamer" immigrants stay in the U.S. legally. Conservatives said later that no agreement has been reached, underscoring how elusive it has been for the GOP to resolve its long-running schism over the issue.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press

Justice Department takes aim at heart of health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance regardless of any medical conditions.

  • Written by By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press