Impeachment report gives look into Alabama governor scandal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley won a court fight to halt his looming impeachment hearings but couldn't prevent the release of an investigative report that describes his paranoia and obsession over trying to keep his romance with a staffer from becoming public.

  • Written by KIM CHANDLER and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press

Trump chooses key economics adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Kevin Hassett, an economics adviser to past Republican presidential candidates, on Friday to be chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Hassett will play a critical role in analyzing the performance of the economy and impact of policy changes.

  • Written by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force, sweeping aside objections from the Trump Justice Department.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Joining high court, the real Neil Gorsuch set to stand up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere between the Republican caricature of the next justice of the Supreme Court as a folksy family guy and the Democrats' demonization of him as a cold-hearted automaton, stands Neil Gorsuch.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Sweden identifies truck attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The suspect in Stockholm's deadly beer truck attack is a 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan who had been on authorities' radar previously, Swedish authorities said Saturday. The prime minister urged citizens to "get through this" and strolled through the streets of the capital to chat with residents.

  • Written by MATTI HUUHTANEN, Associated Press