3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times — which prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released.


  • Written by By MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN , Associated Press

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials.


  • Written by By CHAD DAY and JEFF HORWITZ , Associated Press

Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard

PARIS (AP) — Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order.

  • Written by By RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK , AP Cybersecurity Writer

Philippine leader tells troops not to fear civilian deaths

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured troops on Wednesday that he would protect them from any legal action if they accidently kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a southern city.

  • Written by By JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press

US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that a shortage of homes for sale has suppressed home-buying.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer