Attorney general sparks fear with push for harsh sentences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's federal prosecutors should bring the toughest charges possible against most crime suspects, Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed in a move that critics assailed as a return to failed drug-war policies that unduly affected minorities and filled prisons with nonviolent offenders.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Trump considering numerous candidates for FBI director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Nations battle cyberattack damages; UK focuses on hospitals

LONDON (AP) — Teams of technicians worked "round the clock" Saturday to restore hospital computer systems in Britain and check transport services in other nations after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries crippled the U.K.'s health system. In Russia, where a wide array of systems came under attack, officials said services had been restored or the virus contained.

  • Written by SYLVIA HUI and JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds, and police have warned the public to check formula containers' seals for tampering.