White House readies $5.9B request for Harvey recovery aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is preparing an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey aid, a down payment to ensure recovery efforts over the next few weeks are adequately funded.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out involuntary manslaughter and felony assault counts filed against members of a Penn State fraternity in a pledge's alcohol hazing-related death, ordering 12 of the frat brothers to stand trial on lesser counts.

  • Written by By MARK SCOLFORO , Associated Press

Facts undercut claim that Arpaio case was driven by politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Politicians have made numerous claims about former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal troubles and his immigration enforcement legacy since he was granted a White House pardon last week.

  • Written by By JACQUES BILLEAUD , Associated Press

AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Comey, Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's Hillary Clinton email investigation that ended last year without charges remains a lingering grievance for President Donald Trump, who for months has held it up as an example of a "rigged" criminal justice system that shielded his Democratic opponent from punishment for her private server.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press