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Trump's CIA pick is career spymaster, oversaw secret prison

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel’s colleagues describe her as a seasoned veteran who would lead the CIA with integrity. Human rights advocates see her as someone

Another explosion rocks Texas capital and injures woman

[unable to retrieve full-text content]AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin on Monday is linked to a similar

'Fake news' smear takes hold among politicians at all levels

[unable to retrieve full-text content]An Idaho state lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her “fake news awards.” The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about his purchase

Gun background check system riddled with flaws

[unable to retrieve full-text content]SEATTLE (AP) — Recent mass shootings have spurred Congress to try to improve the nation’s gun background check system that has failed on numerous occasions to

Hiring surge added 313K jobs in February, most in 1½ years

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds

911 calls show chaos, calm during Florida school massacre

[unable to retrieve full-text content]FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When emergency calls began pouring in from parents and students during the Florida high school massacre, 911 operators at first tried

Florida's school safety bill now in hands of Gov. Rick Scott

[unable to retrieve full-text content]TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After the Florida House narrowly passed a school safety bill with new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some

Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries

[unable to retrieve full-text content]AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Women running for Congress surged to big wins and Democrats smashed recent turnout levels in Texas’ first-in-the-nation 2018 primary elections, giving Republicans