AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on speech TV ratings


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely claimed Thursday that more people watched his State of the Union speech on TV than any other in history. Each of the last three presidents got higher ratings for State of the Union addresses.


  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press

Health care's Three Amigos? The big names behind a new push


NEW YORK (AP) — Three guys walk into a bar. They're Warren Buffett, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system.


  • Written by By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer

Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after scientists reported evidence that our species left Africa earlier than we thought, another discovery is suggesting the date might be pushed back further.


  • Written by By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets 8 years in prison

BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims for their pain and suffering before being sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison.


  • Written by By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press