Crews to investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texas

CONCAN, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators will get their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision between a pickup truck and small church bus in southwest Texas that crumpled the front of the bus and killed 13 senior adults returning from a church retreat.

 

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A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday.

  • Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in Q4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter than earlier estimates, as consumers powered economic momentum heading into 2017.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlement

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending nearly seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides Thursday whether to approve a $25 million settlement with former customers.

  • Written by ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Agreement to end 'bathroom bill' but are there enough votes?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's "bathroom bill" that they hope will drive away negative national attention and remove obstacles to expanding businesses and attracting sporting events.

  • Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON , Associated Press