Congress receives FBI notes from Clinton interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress received FBI documents related to the agency's recently closed investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state, lawmakers said Tuesday.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Navajo Nation sues feds over massive 2015 mine waste spill

Leaders of one of the nation's largest American Indian tribes blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as their attorneys sued Tuesday, claiming negligence in the cleanup of a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three Western states.

  • Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

John McLaughlin, host of confrontational TV show, dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — John McLaughlin, the conservative political commentator and host of the namesake long-running television show that pioneered hollering-heads discussions of Washington politics, has died. He was 89.

  • Written by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

Indonesian flees Filipino captors, found trapped in fishnet

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Indonesian sailor swam to freedom Wednesday almost two months after he was abducted from a tugboat in the southern Philippines by Abu Sayyaf militants who threatened to behead him, officials said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Turkey to release 38,000 from jail; frees space for plotters

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey issued a decree Wednesday paving the way for the conditional release of some 38,000 prisoners, the justice minister said — an apparent move to reduce its prison population to make space for thousands of people who have been arrested as part of an investigation into last month's failed coup.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press