APNewsBreak: Accusers take on toxic culture in TV newsrooms

Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave for decades.


  • Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK and YVONNE LEE, Associated Press

Trump's attacks put new FBI director in tough spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christopher Wray faces a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI: He must defend America's top law enforcement agency against blistering attacks from President Donald Trump without putting his own job at risk.

  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Franken's support fades as female Democrats seek resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken, his political career in shambles amid sexual misconduct allegations, lost the support of his Democratic colleagues Wednesday and faced new pressures to resign over what a fellow senator said was a "clear pattern" of abuse.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Trump says government shutdown possible, blames Democrats


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to have "illegal immigrants pouring into our country," tossing incendiary rhetoric onto a partisan showdown that had been showing signs of easing.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Some knelt and placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer. Several carried small children. After being stranded in Libya on a failed attempt to reach Europe, more than 400 Nigerian migrants were brought home and began sharing stories of abuse and fear.


  • Written by By LEKAN OYEKANMI and CARLEY PETESCH, Associated Press