- Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal
LONDON (AP) — Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internal inquiry.
- School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.
- Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.
- Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.
- Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded.
- Injured Alpine ski racers miss years, not days, at a time
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Just the thought of being at the Olympics on Tuesday made Swiss ski racer Lara Gut smile broadly, and that had nothing to do with it being the last opportunity to train for the downhill, an event in which she earned a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games.
- Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family
NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults.
- 'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption
LONDON (AP) — Latvia's top banking official explained the "rules of the game" for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum on a piece of paper: 100,000 euros ($125,000) a month.
- Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Researchers say they're working to use DNA to identify whether a human bone recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck belongs to the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.
- Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman.
- AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal
A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract.
- MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.
- His heart in Florida, Rizzo rejoins Cubs after mournful trip
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Rizzo's parents were among the first homeowners in Parkland, Florida. The Chicago Cubs first baseman has watched his tight-knit community grow and change dramatically. He remembers as a boy when there were no stoplights in town to the four there are now.
- Doping charge could hurt Russia's chance at reinstatement
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky.
- US women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the Olympic gold medal.