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Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark.
Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe

Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obs
National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

NEW YORK — The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News following a rocky year in which the tabloid was accused of burying stories that could have hurt Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

WASHINGTON — For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, attacking investigators' credibility and playing down their findings.
McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally, rating the health initiative as one of his top priorities.
Rabbis: 'Not kosher' to buy at grocery store during strike

Rabbis: 'Not kosher' to buy at grocery store during strike

BOSTON — As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region's largest supermarket chain, which has deep roots in the local Jewish community.

Musk, SEC seek another week to reach deal in contempt case

NEW YORK — Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. government are asking for another week to negotiate a deal to keep Musk from being found in contempt of court.
Medical examiner: Clark Gable's grandson died of overdose

Medical examiner: Clark Gable's grandson died of overdose

DALLAS — A medical examiner says the grandson of actor Clark Gable died of an accidental drug overdose.
Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

LEWISTON, N.Y. — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Judge allows sex-trafficking claim in suit against Weinstein

Judge allows sex-trafficking claim in suit against Weinstein

NEW YORK — A New York judge has agreed to let a class-action lawsuit proceed with a sex-trafficking claim against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein eliminated all of the other claims.