Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signing a measure Tuesday imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. He's the highest-ranking Trump administration official and first Cabinet member known to have submitted to questioning.

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  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting

The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire.

  • Written by By LISA MARIE PANE , Associated Press

Trump overstates missing texts involving FBI agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning about missing text messages involving an FBI agent reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. But he overstated the number of missing texts.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's widely criticized congressional map Monday, granting a major victory to Democrats who alleged the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans and setting off a scramble to draw a new map.

  • Written by By MARC LEVY , Associated Press