- Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee said Tuesday.
- No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will die down
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill.
- GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. The emerging measure would increase the defense budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday.
- Shutdown? New president, same old government brinkmanship
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks.
- Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.
- NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession.
- Saints, 32-year-old Adrian Peterson agree on 2-year contract
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Adrian Peterson, the NFL's most productive running back for much of the past decade, has decided to head into the twilight of his career as a potential backup in New Orleans' pass-happy offense.
- DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE.
- Golf's ruling bodies move to limit video evidence
In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, golf's ruling bodies issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf that limits the use of video evidence and could spare players from being penalized even if they violated a rule.
- Penalties in golf start with the player, not the TV viewer
Television viewers who call in a rules violation have never cost anyone a golf tournament.