Lawsuit targets Trump's rollback of birth-control rule


Two national advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit in Indiana on Tuesday challenging a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers.

  • Written by By DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer

Police scour for details leading up to Utah student slaying


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon where he's suspected of killing a 23-year-old devout Mormon immigrant from China.


  • Written by By LINDSAY WHITEHURST , Associated Press

New allegations leveled against actors Spacey, Piven


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series "House of Cards" and prompted CBS to check into an actress' claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven.

  • Written by By LYNN ELBER and MARK KENNEDY , AP Entertainment Writers

APNewsBreak: Gov't won't pursue talking car mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for preventing traffic deaths.


  • Written by By JOAN LOWY , Associated Press

Baltimore officers testifying in police van driver's hearing


BALTIMORE (AP) — Fellow police officers are testifying at a disciplinary hearing for the Baltimore police officer who drove the van in which a 25-year-old black man, Freddie Gray, suffered a fatal injury.