• Treasury chief: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.

  • The Latest: Elders brace for arrest for blocking summit road

    MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the start of work to build a massive telescope on a site considered sacred by some Native Hawaiians (all times local):

  • Old software makes new electoral systems ripe for hacking

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal funds helping counties buy brand-new electoral systems.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to “go back” to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

  • Inside Epstein network, layer upon layer to protect the boss

    NEW YORK (AP) — A few cells away from drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman at a New York City jail, jet-setting financier Jeffrey Epstein sits accused of running a different kind of criminal network.

  • The Latest: Hourslong power outage in New York City resolved

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a power outage in New York City (all times local):

  • Heating up: Hotter Earth drives dollars to sustainable funds

    NEW YORK (AP) — This year is on pace to be one of the hottest on record, again, and the trend may only accelerate as President Donald Trump loosens policies meant to combat climate change.

  • AP Exclusive: New election systems use vulnerable software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal funds helping counties buy brand-new electoral systems.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump and an eco legacy not his own

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.

  • New Mexico launches STEM challenge for high school students

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is asking its high school students to take up the gauntlet as part of a statewide academic challenge that aims to answer one question: How will you use science and technology to help with national security?