Car drives wrong way in Times Square and hits crowds; 1 dead

NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. Navy veteran who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square street Thursday and plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, killing a teenager and injuring 22 other people, authorities and witnesses said. The driver was taken into custody and being tested for alcohol.

  • Written by COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press

Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, an acknowledgment of growing public demands to place the politically charged inquiry into the hands of an outside investigator with bipartisan respect.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Jury acquits Tulsa officer in shooting of unarmed black man

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head.

  • Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS , Associated Press

US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials strongly criticized the Turkish government after video appeared to show its president's security forces pushing past police and violently breaking up a protest outside their diplomatic residence in Washington.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press