McConnell rejects calls for select panel on Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting bipartisan calls for a special committee to investigate Russian interference in the U.S. election, which American intelligence says was aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Emergency managers charged over Flint's lead-tainted water

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general filed more criminal charges Tuesday in the investigation of lead-tainted water in Flint, targeting two former state-appointed emergency managers who were running the troubled city and played key roles in making changes to the supply that caused the crisis.

  • Written by ED WHITE, Associated Press

Cities, counties plan immigrant legal aid after Trump's win

CHICAGO (AP) — Major U.S. cities and counties are beefing up legal services for immigrants to help them fight deportation and avoid fraudulent lawyers in the wake of Donald Trump's election and his hard-line immigration enforcement promises.

  • Written by SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press; AMY TAXIN, Associated Press