- Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
- After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Less than two weeks after the Florida school shooting, Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislators announced school safety and gun restriction proposals Friday that would ban the sale of firearms to anyone under 21, but they differed on whether some teachers should carry guns.
- US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre.
- US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North.
- Deaths mount in Syria bombing campaign near Damascus
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day Friday, killing 32 people, opposition activists and a war monitor reported. The death toll from the past week climbed to more than 400.
- Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players
New details of payments to players in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport's basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption.
- The Latest: Lawyer says NCAA needs own findings to punish
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern):
- Luke List sets target at Honda Classic; Woods plays in wind
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Luke List dropped only one shot in his 4-under 66 on a tough scoring day at the Honda Classic with a shrinking number of players under par.
- APNewsBreak: Runner-on-2nd rule off for spring games
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A proposal collapsed that would have put a runner on second base to start the 10th inning of spring training games, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
- Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done.