North Carolina governor files lawsuit over LGBT rights law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration sued the federal government Monday in a fight for a state law that requires transgender people to use the public restroom matching the sex on their birth certificate.

  • Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Treasury Secretary heads to Puerto Rico to pressure Congress

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew hoped to jump-start congressional efforts to aid debt-stricken Puerto Rico, traveling to the U.S. territory on Monday and focusing on basic services in jeopardy at public hospitals and schools.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Powerball winner yet to come forward to claim prize

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The winner of the $429.6 million Powerball jackpot has yet to come forward to claim the prize, as the New Jersey store that sold the winning ticket celebrates.

  • Written by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press