FBI's McCabe, a frequent Trump target, abruptly leaves post

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a target of frequent and aggressive criticism by President Donald Trump, abruptly stepped down from his position Monday ahead of his planned retirement this spring.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brushing aside opposition from the Justice Department, Republicans on the House intelligence committee voted to release a classified memo that purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the Russia investigation.

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK, CHAD DAY and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

US home prices post 6.2 percent increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose a sharply in November, lifted by a shortage of homes on the market.

  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

Many Puerto Ricans adrift in US hotels after Hurricane Maria


NEW YORK (AP) — After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn't take long to rebuild their lives. It hasn't worked out that way.


  • Written by By CLAUDIA TORRENS , Associated Press