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Hawaii state Rep. Joe Souki attends a news conference in Honolulu on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Souki will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
March 21, 2018 - 9:53 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct. The Hawaii State Ethics Commission on Wednesday...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with President Donald Trump is seeking to invalidate an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship. The woman, Karen McDougal, filed a lawsuit Tuesday, March 20 in Los Angeles against the company that owns supermarket tabloid National Enquirer. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 21, 2018 - 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Haunted by Russia and beset by internal strife, Donald Trump's White House is also increasingly being forced to confront allegations from the president's past, as an adult film star, a former Playboy model and a onetime "Apprentice" contestant press court cases. In court, on...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is investigating a former missionary training center president who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s, following the release this week of a secret audio recording where he is heard apologizing to her and citing a sex addiction. The...
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Officials investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 21, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A friend of the suspected Austin bomber says he was an assertive person who would end up being "dominant and intimidating in conversation." Jeremiah Jensen tells the Austin American-Statesman that he was close...
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Debbie Burke, left, an elementary school teacher in Pike County, and her husband Gary Burke rally against a proposed pension overhaul bill, in Frankfort, Ky. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner)
March 21, 2018 - 4:00 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from the Republican-led legislature. Braving a late-season snow, about 1,000 teachers...
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March 21, 2018 - 2:36 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The NFL's catch rule would get less complicated if team owners approve recommendations from the powerful competition committee. One of the first orders of business when the league's annual meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Florida, will be a proposal by the committee to...
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Officials investigate near a vehicle, center, where a suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in on him, in Round Rock, Texas, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 2:31 pm
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities have publicly identified the dead Austin bombing suspect as 23-year-old Mark Conditt, of Pflugerville. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies issued a news release Wednesday saying a...
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Kosovo lawmakers leave as smoke fills the auditorium of the Kosovo assembly after opposition lawmakers released tear gas canisters disrupting a parliamentary session in Kosovo capital Pristina on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Kosovo's Parliament, has temporarily suspended its session after tear gas disrupted the vote on a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
March 21, 2018 - 1:58 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Two Kosovar lawmakers were injured Wednesday when the opposition used tear gas several times to disrupt a parliamentary vote on a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Lawmakers had to be evacuated from the Assembly building after the Self-Determination Movement party...
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March 21, 2018 - 1:56 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct in recent months. The Hawaii State Ethics Commission on...
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Gayle Benson, widow of NFL New Orleans Saints and NBA New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson, receives his casket with New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond for visitation at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 21, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans-style goodbye for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson began outside a seminary Wednesday, with fans dressed in black and gold singing and chanting as they entered the chapel where Benson's body will lie in repose for two days of public visitation. More than three...
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