Jones victorious in stunning Alabama Senate upset
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign described him as an "idiot" and a "loathsome human" in a series of text messages last year, according to copies of the messages released Tuesday.
Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to Morocco.
Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoods
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday, while the fifth-largest wildfire in California history burning northwest of the city kept expanding and kept thousands out of their homes.