Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

ATLANTA (AP) — As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, roughly 1 in 5 Americans will be casting ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.

  • Written by By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY , Associated Press

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.


  • Written by By CARLOS GIUSTI and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN , Associated Press

Police review school search amid angry cries from students

DENVER (AP) — Students and staff demanded answers at a school board meeting nearly a month after officers went classroom by classroom at a largely minority high school in Denver and asked teenagers for their IDs as they looked for a suspect in a shooting.

  • Written by By COLLEEN SLEVIN , Associated Press

Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

WASHINGTON (AP) — Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump's son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in hopes of election-season dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to transcripts released Wednesday.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on blame for border separations

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrongly blaming Democrats for a law that he says is forcing migrant children to be taken from their parents at the border. The decision to separate families was made by the Trump administration.

  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press