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The Latest: White House says Trump briefed on missile test

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local):...
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Writhing and gasping: AP reporters view problem executions

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:04pm
The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently. They raised new concerns after an execution Thursday in Arkansas left the prisoner convulsing and pressing against his restraints....
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Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:04pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez....
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The Latest: Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowd

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):...
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Trump's tweets cooling _ and the impact is fading a bit

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- They are the 140-character bursts that helped define the first 100 days of the Trump presidency....
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Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has died

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:59am
MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Seconds later, she started screaming into the phone, "Dad, help me, help me!"...
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Self-described psychic sentenced to 8 years in prison

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:59am
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A self-described psychic who scammed more than $1 million in cash and valuables from a dozen people she promised to protect from "dark forces" has been sentenced to eight years in prison....
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Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration....
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'13 Reasons' sparks criticism of teen suicide depiction

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a full bathtub with a razor. We see her slice into her skin, we see the blood pour out, hear her cry and struggle to breathe. Then she is still....
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UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:54am
LONDON (AP) -- A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life....
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'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:54am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline - so combustible are the passions on both sides....
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Trump to address NRA, raise money for key Congress race

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years when he speaks Friday at the group's annual meeting....
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NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:53am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft....
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Street gang MS-13 grips Long Island suburbs in violence

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:53am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on....
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Warren 'troubled' by report of Wall Street-paid Obama speech

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald....
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Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 5:53am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark May Day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against Trump administration policies....
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The Latest: Security tight ahead of Pope's Cairo arrival

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:52am
CAIRO (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local):...
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Violent street gang MS-13 puts Long Island towns in its grip

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:52am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on....
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US economy likely slowed last quarter, but rebound expected

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the first three months of the year, though economists foresee a sharp rebound in the current April-June quarter on the strength of solid job growth, higher consumer confidence and stock-market records....
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Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun laws as its annual convention unfolds this weekend in Atlanta....
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