Report finds law enforcement failed at Charlottesville rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement's response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer failed on multiple fronts, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found.



Top Republican claims enough votes for Senate OK of tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans steamed toward passage of a $1.4 trillion tax bill Friday, overcoming eleventh-hour hitches in their drive to deliver a major legislative accomplishment to President Donald Trump by Christmas.

  • Written by By MARCY GORDON and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press

House lines up vote on GOP bill easing gun restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are lining up a House vote next week on a bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines.

  • Written by By MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Feds seek 60-year prison sentence for Michigan sports doctor

DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked for a 60-year prison sentence for a Michigan sports doctor who was caught with child pornography while under investigation for sexually assaulting female gymnasts.

  • Written by By ED WHITE , Associated Press