Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1

BEIRUT (AP) — Warplanes struck a northern Syrian town Saturday where a chemical attack killed scores of people earlier this week, killing one person and wounding another as Turkey described the U.S. missile attack on an air base as a "cosmetic intervention" unless it removes President Bashar Assad from power.


2 Marines demoted, more investigated in nude photo probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated in connection with nude photographs that were shared online, the Marine Corps said Friday.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Impeachment report gives look into Alabama governor scandal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley won a court fight to halt his looming impeachment hearings but couldn't prevent the release of an investigative report that describes his paranoia and obsession over trying to keep his romance with a staffer from becoming public.

  • Written by KIM CHANDLER and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press

Trump chooses key economics adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Kevin Hassett, an economics adviser to past Republican presidential candidates, on Friday to be chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Hassett will play a critical role in analyzing the performance of the economy and impact of policy changes.

  • Written by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force, sweeping aside objections from the Trump Justice Department.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press