Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US


CINCINNATI (AP) — Dogged by allegations in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to friendlier territory Wednesday and promised to create a "first-class" system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public funds to generate $1 trillion in investment to pay for construction projects that most public officials agree are badly needed and long overdue.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets high HHS post


NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS.

  • Written by DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer

Grave of boy who killed himself opened to retrieve computer


CINCINNATI (AP) — The grave of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself in January after his mother said he was bullied at school was opened to remove a computer tablet for prosecutors investigating his suicide, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press