- McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered on by the White House, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is focusing on finding the votes he'll need to push the Republican plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law through the Senate.
- Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.
- Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family comes at a time of change for the religious right during the age of President Donald Trump.
- Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.
- Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident.
- Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light.
- 40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.
- Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks more pharmacy robberies
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the nation's opioid epidemic intensified, Indiana cracked down on over-prescribing doctors and "pill mills" catering to people with addictions. The state also took aim at doctor-shopping — the practice of visiting multiple physicians to score more painkillers.
- NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:
- University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby.
- Michigan sports doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries.
- 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night.
- Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have re-acquired forward Brandon Saad in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets, parting with top young forward Artemi Panarin to complete the blockbuster deal.
- Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plans
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it is withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question.
- Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane
Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind.