Experts find mass grave at ex-Catholic orphanage in Ireland

DUBLIN (AP) — A mass grave containing the remains of babies and young children has been discovered at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland, government-appointed investigators announced Friday in a finding that confirmed a local historian's efforts to trace the fates of 800 children who perished at the facility.

  • Written by SHAWN POGATCHNIK , Associated Press

High school makes $24 million from Snap IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California high school has made millions of dollars from the initial public offering of shares in Snap Inc., the company behind the Snapchat photo messaging application.


House panel introduces $578 billion Pentagon spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel unveiled a $578 billion spending bill to keep the U.S. armed forces operating through September as President Donald Trump has vowed to add billions more for what he's described as a depleted American military.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

GOP, Dem foes of health care bill search Capitol for copy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and a Republican senator prowled the Capitol on Thursday hunting for the draft GOP health care bill, using a show of histrionics to try embarrassing Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders who vowed just this week to be transparent in their efforts to repeal and replace the law.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump says no reason for Sessions to leave Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republicans joined Democratic leaders Thursday in calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step aside from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. President Donald Trump said there was no need and he retains "total" confidence in Sessions.


  • Written by ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press