Serbia's media stage blackout over pressure on free press


BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's embattled independent media staged a blackout Thursday to warn against what they say is Serbian leader Aleksandar Vucic's muzzling of the press by intimidation, threats and financial pressure.


  • Written by By JOVANA GEC , Associated Press

Wounded Scalise returns to Capitol to bipartisan cheers


WASHINGTON (AP) — To bipartisan hugs, tears and a roaring standing ovation, a hobbling Majority Whip Steve Scalise returned to the House on Thursday, more than three months after a gunman sprayed fire at a baseball practice and left the lawmaker clinging to life.


  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

DHS: Hackers targeted other systems to find weak spots


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security says that just because Russian government hackers didn't directly scan election systems in some U.S. states, it doesn't mean they weren't looking to break into them.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY , Associated Press