Group seeks probe into congressman over note to critic's job

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A nonpartisan watchdog group asked Tuesday that officials determine if a New Jersey congressman violated House ethics rules when he notified a bank board member that an employee had joined a group critical of him and President Donald Trump's policies.


Report: Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting last week, The Washington Post reported Monday, prompting strong condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches.


  • Written by NICK PERRY , Associated Press

Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press