Why no hush-money charges against Trump? Feds are silent

NEW YORK (AP) — When special counsel Robert Mueller closed the books on the Russia investigation, he produced a report of more than 400 pages, and Attorney General William Barr held a news conference ...

The Latest: No additional charges in Trump hush-money probe

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the unsealing of court records related to the Michael Cohen investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Federal prosecutors in New Yor...

Records: Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to quash stories about alleged affairs he had. Se...

Judge: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe over

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York that they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance violations committed by President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Mic...

The Latest: R. Kelly attorney confirms federal charges

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sex crimes case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 8:05 a.m. R. Kelly's attorney says federal agents arrested the R...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2019. There are 173 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 11,...

UK plan to control online porn is watched as test case

LONDON (AP) — The global push to more tightly regulate the internet and big tech firms is spreading to one of the web's biggest and least visible corners: porn. The British governmen...

Ex-Illinois lawyer sentenced to 5 years in porn-troll scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois lawyer to five years in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar porn-related scheme. John Steele, 48, w...

APNewsBreak: USOC admin costs rise after Nassar scandal

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee's administrative costs more than doubled in 2018 over the previous year as it dealt with a $5.2 million investigation into its handling of the Larry Nassar sex...

Taylor Swift pens scathing post about Scooter Braun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Swift is not staying silent over the sale of her masters to Scooter Braun. In a scathing Tumblr post Sunday, the pop superstar writes she is sad and grossed...

Latest sex accusation against Trump lands with a thud

Nearly a week after the latest sexual misconduct accusation against President Donald Trump, the story has largely landed with a thud. Some see the muted response to author E. Jean Ca...

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse...

Dems get inside Trump inner circle with Hope Hicks interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closed-door interview that House lawmakers have with Hope Hicks, a former communications director for President Donald Trump, marks the first time they are hearing from someone l...

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday b...

Lawyers say Infowars host Alex Jones sent them child porn

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography ...