Trump Jr. to speak privately Thursday to Senate staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's oldest son was expected to meet privately on Thursday with a Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, several senators said.

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

Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for 'personal reasons'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer will resign next month for personal reasons, leaving a fourth vacancy on the seven-member Fed governing board.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writers

With uncertain track, N Carolina stresses Irma preparation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry says while it's too early to know exactly how Hurricane Irma might affect his state, it is never too early to prepare.