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Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

WASHINGTON — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs wit
As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.
A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York.
Budget head Mulvaney picked as Trump's next chief of staff

Budget head Mulvaney picked as Trump's next chief of staff

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.
1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

LOS ANGELES — One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles.
Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S.
Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content

Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content

LOS ANGELES — Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new "Peanuts" content.

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

DETROIT — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved.
Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

NEW YORK — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.
Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

Michigan governor signs bills to gut wage, sick time laws

LANSING, Mich. — Gov.