Officer gets 30 days for threatening to release nudes of ex


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former police officer who threatened to send nude photos of his former girlfriend to their colleagues on a Florida police force has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.


AP FACT CHECK: Lawmakers off mark on public records facts

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers are facing a backlash after they bypassed normal legislative procedures and quickly approved a bill exempting themselves from the state's Public Records Act and subjecting themselves instead to more limited disclosure requirements.

  • Written by By RACHEL LA CORTE , Associated Press

Companies face mounting pressure to pick sides in gun debate

NEW YORK (AP) — As the gun debate heats up following the massacre at a Florida high school, companies are under growing pressure to pick a side: whether to stand by the National Rifle Association or walk away.

  • Written by By DAMIAN J. TROISE , AP Business Writer

Florida students return to 'picture of education in fear'

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — About 50 uniformed officers marched into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School early Wednesday, just one aspect of the heavy security as classes resumed for the first time since 17 students and teachers were killed by a troubled teenager with an AR-15, thrusting them into the center of the nation's gun debate.

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  • Written by By KELLI KENNEDY, TERRY SPENCER and ROBERT RAY , Associated Press

Top intel official: US must do more to stop Russian meddling


WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. response to Russian meddling and disinformation campaigns has not been strong enough to deter Moscow's activities, a top intelligence official said Tuesday.

  • Written by By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press