- Trump signs order punishing China on trade
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday that paves the way for imposing tariffs on as much as $60 billion worth of Chinese imports to punish Beijing for what he said is the theft of American technology and Chinese pressure on U.S. companies to hand it over.
- Legal shake-up in Trump team may suggest shift in strategy
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation resigned Thursday, shaking up the legal team just as Trump intensifies attacks on an inquiry he calls nothing more than a witch hunt.
- How the Parkland teens are pulling off a worldwide movement
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — They can't buy a beer or rent a car and most aren't even old enough to vote, yet the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spearheaded what could become one of the largest marches in history with nearly 1 million people expected in Washington and more than 800 sister marches from California to Japan.
- House OKs compromise $1.3 trillion budget bill, Senate next
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.
- Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.
- Will the Sweet 16 produce more upsets?
Back to the madness of March and the Sweet 16, starring Loyola-Chicago, Kansas State, Syracuse and whatever other underdog you might want to throw in there — maybe Florida State or Texas A&M.
- Rhode Island's Dan Hurley to coach UConn team under inquiry
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Dan Hurley became a hot commodity after coaching Rhode Island to two straight NCAA Tournaments. On Thursday, he left for a bigger name in New England basketball.
- Influence of one-and-done debated on AP Podcast
Hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg discuss the outsized influence Kentucky coach John Calipari and his "one-and-done" recruiting philosophy has had on college basketball in the latest episode of the "AP Sports Special Events" daily March Madness podcast .
- Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul to Bucs for draft picks
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sending two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to Tampa Bay for two draft picks gives the New York Giants much-needed salary cap space for 2019 and allows the Buccaneers to continue rebuilding a line that had the fewest sacks in the NFL last season.
- Hornets' Howard suspended after technical foul in 30-30 game
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard has been suspended for Thursday's game against Memphis after picking up his 16th technical foul this season.