Historic makeover: Harriet Tubman to be face on $20 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover.

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Paris climate deal on track for early start

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — About 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday in a symbolic triumph for a landmark deal that once seemed unlikely but now appears on track to enter into force years ahead of schedule.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press CARA ANNA, Associated Press

LGBT law puts North Carolina governor in precarious position

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Republican North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a far-reaching LGBT law that critics called discriminatory, he said it wouldn't hurt the state's ability to attract jobs. It did.

  • Written by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press

3 officials charged in Flint water crisis; more predicted

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city employee charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that alarmed the country and brought cries of racism.

  • Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press ED WHITE, Associated Press