• House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, following a House Republican caucus meeting. From left re, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and Ryan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense bill

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  • Correction: Missing Ship story

    In a story May 17 about investigation into the sinking of the freighter El Faro, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to Jacksonville when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin. The ship was sailing from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico.