- Man killed in fair thrill ride wreck joined Marines week ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A high school student who dreamed for years of joining the military and had just enlisted in the Marines was killed when a spinning and swinging thrill ride broke apart and sent several of its passengers tumbling onto the midway at the Ohio State Fair.
- White House aide's tirade tests editors and producers
NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential aide's explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination of readers and viewers.
- AP Explains: What is Venezuela's constituent assembly?
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international criticism and enraged his political opponents by pushing for a special assembly to rewrite the troubled South American nation's constitution.
- Martinez's grand slam lifts Diamondbacks past Cardinals 4-0
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arizona outfielder J.D. Martinez is beginning to endear himself to the Diamondbacks' fan base.
- Trump's chief of staff in tight spot
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title.
- Schwarber powers streaking Cubs to 6-3 win over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber got off to a terrible start this year with the Chicago Cubs. He was sent down to Triple-A Iowa last month and then recalled after a short stint in the minors.
- Scaramucci reports more than $50m in assets
NEW YORK (AP) — He vows to be a fresh voice in the Trump administration, but in one way he is like many of the others: He is wealthy, with a vast and complicated array of assets.
- Ground workers strike at Toronto airport, Canada's busiest
TORONTO (AP) — About 700 ground crew workers went on strike Thursday night at Toronto's airport, the busiest airline hub in Canada.
- New deal reached to fix VA budget crisis after vets protest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands of veterans.
- Asian shares slide as Wall St tech swoon weighs on sentiment
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares slid Friday as investors evaluated the latest raft of corporate earnings, including those from tech stocks, which had a poor day on Wall Street and weighed on overall investor sentiment.
- Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors
NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy investors say former biotech CEO Martin Shkreli told them he was managing tens of millions of dollars' worth of investments, that they were making double-digit returns and they could withdraw their money at any time.
- Feds expand probe into Ford Explorer exhaust fume leaks
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles.
- Oct. 2 trial date set in Kim Jong Nam's killing in Malaysia
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian judge set an Oct. 2 trial date Friday for two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader's half brother.
- McConnell puts up a 'skinny repeal' bill targeting Obamacare
WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by a signal from House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a pared-down health care bill late Thursday that he hoped would keep alive Republican ambitions to repeal "Obamacare."
- The Latest: McConnell release text of pared-down health bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):