Nigeria finds Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram, with baby

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Soldiers interrogating captured Boko Haram suspects have found one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group nearly three years ago, along with her baby, Nigeria's military said Thursday.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL and HARUNA UMAR , Associated Press

Intelligence officials face Senate queries on Russia hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials awaited questions at a Senate hearing expected to be dominated by the assessment from intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the presidential election to help Donald Trump win.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

Obama pens law review article on criminal justice challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama returned to his roots at the Harvard Law Review on Thursday, penning an article about progress his administration made in reforming the criminal justice system — and the challenges that remain for the next administration.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA , Associated Press

Coast Guard: Fire burns on oil platform in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thursday morning.

  • Written by JEFF MARTIN and BERNARD McGHEE , Associated Press

Trump names Wall Street lawyer Clayton as SEC chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose a Wall Street attorney with experience in corporate mergers and public stock launches as his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.