JFK files release is Trump's latest clash with spy agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a showdown 25 years in the making: With the world itching to finally get a look at classified Kennedy assassination files, and the deadline for their release just hours away, intelligence officials were still angling for a way to keep their secrets. President Donald Trump, the one man able to block the release, did not appreciate their persistence. He did not intend to make this easy.


  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press

Facebook announces new ad transparency before Russia hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site.

Trump Russia Probe Fa Krou

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Timberlake at Super Bowl: White male privilege again?


NEW YORK (AP) — The booking of Justin Timberlake for the Super Bowl halftime show has triggered a backlash from women, minorities and others who say Janet Jackson was unfairly forced to pay a far higher price than he ever faced for that breast-baring "wardrobe malfunction" at the big game in 2004.

  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer

Sharks and lost hope: 2 women rescued after 5 months at sea

HONOLULU (AP) — The planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a 50-foot sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones was washed overboard and sank to the bottom on their first day at sea.

From there, things got worse. Much worse.

Lost at Sea Rescued Krou

  • Written by By CALEB JONES , Associated Press