Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened to shut down daily press briefings Friday as he sought to defend his White House from criticism of its shifting explanations and misstatements about the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER , AP Television Writer

Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The state's top prosecutor on Friday charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a deadly 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans know little about school choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as fierce political battles rage in Washington over school choice, most Americans know little about charter schools or private school voucher programs. Still, more Americans feel positively than negatively about expanding those programs, according to a new poll released Friday.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; here are the real facts:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS