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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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