Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The retired Army general chosen by Donald Trump to be national security adviser was investigated for inappropriately sharing classified information with foreign military officers while he was serving as an intelligence commander in Afghanistan.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Trump picks his Interior chief, a supporter of more drilling

NEW YORK (AP) — Edging closer to completing his Cabinet, President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary Thursday, picking a man who should fit smoothly into an administration favoring more energy drilling and less regulation.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Settlement approved for coal mines owned by governor-elect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement requiring a $900,000 civil penalty and pollution reductions by Appalachian coal mines owned by West Virginia Governor-elect Jim Justice.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Coast Guard, Canada Navy seize 26 tons of cocaine in Pacific

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — More than 26 tons of cocaine worth at least $715 million have been brought ashore in Florida following multiple recent seizures by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy in the eastern Pacific.

  • Written by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer