Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 million open jobs in the U.S.

  • Written by By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured Wednesday while apparently living out of his pickup truck at a marina in southeast South Dakota following nearly a year on the run after his escape from home confinement in Utah pending trial on food stamp fraud charges.


  • Written by By BRADY McCOMBS and JAMES NORD , Associated Press

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life


FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Robert Skidmore was born in Flint, raised a family there and lived his entire life in and around the blue collar town that — next to Detroit — was synonymous with manufacturing of cars and trucks.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT and COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press