Lawmaker cites victims, declines to ID members in harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawmaker who testified that two sitting members of Congress have engaged in sexual harassment said Wednesday she isn't identifying them because the victims don't want the lawmakers named publicly.

  • Written by By JULIET LINDERMAN , Associated Press

Army acknowledges failures to report crime data to FBI


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's top general says his service failed in a "significant" number of cases to report soldiers' criminal history to the FBI.

  • Written by By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press

Documents: US Steel sought to keep chemical spill secret

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Environmentalists are questioning why the public wasn't notified about an October chemical spill into a Lake Michigan tributary that U.S. Steel asked Indiana regulators to keep confidential.


California gunman who killed 4, wounded 10 was out on bail


RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail charged with stabbing a neighbor, others had complained about him firing hundreds of rounds from his house, and he had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before the attack.


  • Written by By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

Obama health mandate now target of GOP in big tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama health care law's requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for deep cuts in their tax legislation.

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  • Written by By MARCY GORDON, Associated Press