Money to prep poor kids for college? Sorry, wrong size type

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Dozens of universities and organizations that applied for federal grants to help young people from poor families prepare for college were turned down by the U.S. Education Department because of mistakes that consisted mostly of incorrect margins, the wrong size type or lack of double-spacing.

  • Written by AMY BETH HANSON , Associated Press

US watched Russia hack French systems during election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States watched Russians hack France's computer networks during the election and tipped off French officials before it became public, a U.S. cyber official told the Senate on Tuesday.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, nearly four months into Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

UN: Up to 245 missing after 2 Mediterranean shipwrecks

ROME (AP) — Two wrecks of migrant ships in the Mediterranean have claimed as many as 245 lives, including those of at least five children, according to survivor accounts given to U.N. agencies and authorities in Sicily, where dozens of rescued migrants were taken.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN and FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press

White House climate change meeting postponed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has postponed a Tuesday meeting to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark international climate deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY and MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press