WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Friday that North Korea still poses an "extraordinary threat" to the United States. In an executive order, the president extended for one year the so-called "national emergency" with respect to the nuclear-armed nation, re-authorizing economic restrictions against it.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone companies collect from the ubiquitous cellphone towers that allow people to make and receive calls, and transmit data. The information has become an important tool in criminal investigations.
NEW YORK (AP) - I really don't care, do u? Perhaps one day first lady Melania Trump will use her own words to illuminate her fashion "don't care" message. Until that theoretical moment, we have the memes on one of the digisphere's most perfect blank canvases: Her green $39 jacket - one so five seasons ago, no less.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison - a Muslim - about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants. In an interview posted Friday by Breitbart News radio, King says he didn't know whether Muslims would handle pork, so he "talked with Keith Ellison about that, who would be the lead Muslim in Congress." King says he learned an imam would need to grant someone a "special dispensation."
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University's embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school's governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to finance a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that is killing more than 115 people in the United States daily. The legislation passed Friday by a vote of 396-14. It incorporates dozens of opioid-related bills that lawmakers have made a campaign-season priority.
NEW YORK (AP) - The young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope. For a handful of immigrants who came to the U.S. from Central America - many as unaccompanied minors - poetry has given them a chance to tell the world both about their journeys north - and through the byzantine immigration system.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Donald Trump Jr. is set to rally Montana Republicans after his father said Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester must pay "a big price" for releasing allegations that derailed the White House's Veterans Affairs nominee. The president's son is the keynote speaker at the state GOP's platform convention Friday in Billings.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is nominating a Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official. Trump announced Friday that he's picked Joseph Maguire to lead the National Counterterrorism Center.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge. The Supreme Court issued its decision Friday. The case the court ruled on involves Michael Currier, who was charged with breaking into a home in 2012 and helping steal a safe with cash and guns. He was also charged with possessing a gun after being convicted of a felony.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is letting bygones be bygones as he endorses embattled Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby for re-election. Trump tweeted on Friday: "Congresswoman Martha Roby of Alabama has been a consistent and reliable vote for our Make America Great Again Agenda."
NEW YORK (AP) - Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.