Smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean, 64 feared dead

ROME (AP) — As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers' overcrowded rubber dinghy from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said Monday.

  • Written by By FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: Law agencies split over selling seized guns

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor's head as she bent to pick up her little boy.

  • Written by By MARTHA BELLISLE , Associated Press

Author, publisher won't back down on explosive Trump book

WASHINGTON (AP) — The author of an explosive new book that questions President Donald Trump's fitness for office on Monday contradicted Steve Bannon's explanation of comments that had angered his former boss. The book publisher said any effort by Trump to suppress the book would be "flagrantly unconstitutional."

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

2 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire officials say a fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system injured two people and caused smoke to billow from the roof.