Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, ROB HARRIS, SYLVIA HUI and LORI HINNANT , Associated Press

Black caucus: White rep should resign over lynch comment

 

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.

  • Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press

Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the state Legislature.

  • Written by WILL WEISSERT , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years.

  • Written by STAN CHOE , AP Business Writer