Rookie docs can work longer, 24-hour shifts under new rules

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer — a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite.

  • Written by LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer

Pelosi urges FBI director to dispute wiretapping claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is suggesting the FBI director should come forward to dispute President Donald Trump's baseless claim that he was wiretapped by former President Barack Obama.


Court unanimously ousts South Korea's leader for corruption

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide.


  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM and FOSTER KLUG , Associated Press

US adds robust 235K jobs, making Fed rate hike all but sure

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, making it all but certain that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates next week.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer