• In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, Democratic mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner makes his concession speech in midtown New York after losing the election to Bill de Blasio. Weiner is the subject of a documentary by Elyse Steinberg and Josh Kriegman, opening Friday, May 20, 2016, in limited release. (AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)

    ‘Weiner’ explores nuance in disgraced politician’s scandal

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg had always intended to try to elevate disgraced politician Anthony Weiner’s story above the sensationalism of the sexting scandal that effectively ended his congressional career. What they didn’t know, however, was that it was going to happen again while they were filming.

  • Bernie Sanders adds rally in southern New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is adding a third rally to his swing through New Mexico to drum up support ahead of a June 7 presidential primary vote.

  • Rene Fasel re-elected as president of hockey federation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Rene Fasel has been re-elected as president of the International Ice Hockey Federation, continuing his 22-year spell in charge.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives at the residence of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Trump’s investments include companies he bashed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has invested in some of the companies that he uses as punching bags on the campaign trail, according to new financial documents he submitted to the U.S. government.

  • In this May 4, 2016 file photo, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory make remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C. McCrory has taken a beating from critics over a law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, highlighting what they call the economic harm and reputation it’s causing North Carolina. McCrory is retrying to reshape the narrative heading into a tough re-election campaign by going after the federal government. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    McCrory lawsuit against feds may help shift HB2 narrative

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After weeks of taking a beating from critics over North Carolina’s law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, Gov. Pat McCrory adopted a strategy long favored by Southern conservative governors: He went after the federal government.

  • Anti-government demonstrators argue with Bolivarian National Police blocking them from reaching the headquarters of the national electoral body, CNE, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. The opposition was blocked from marching to the CNE to demand the government allow it to pursue a recall referendum against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

    AP Explains: Standoff, dying economy drive Venezuelan crisis

    Venezuela is being wracked by an increasingly belligerent standoff between the government and opposition, while many Venezuelans are becoming fed up with a floundering economy marked by long lines for food and the world’s highest inflation. President Nicolas Maduro has declared a state of emergency to let him deal with the economy by decree, but the opposition is vowing to push ahead with its campaign to force a recall referendum seeking his ouster.

  • Jim Messina, campaign manager for President Barack Obama in 2012, and co-chairman of a super PAC promoting Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, leaves after speaking during meetings of baseball owners, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Baseball owners hear from Democratic, Republican strategists

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball owners heard from Democratic and Republican strategists Wednesday on the opening day of their spring meeting.

  • Judge: Kentucky governor can cut college, university budgets

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor cannot take money from colleges and universities, but he can order them not to spend all of it, a state judge ruled Wednesday.

  • In this photo taken March 7, 2016, the Trump National Doral clubhouse is seen in Doral, Fla. The government on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, released Donald Trump’s personal financial documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, describing the billionaire’s assets and revenues and his roles with hundreds of corporate shell companies. Among the companies were ones that operate his golf courses, restaurants, wineries and Florida estate. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Trump says his business flourishing since presidential run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has told the government that his myriad businesses have flourished with rising revenues since his improbable political success, according to financial documents released Wednesday.

  • A man works at Addicks Dam Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Houston. With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico.  Now the nation’s fourth-largest city is being overwhelmed with more frequent and more destructive floods. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    THINGS TO KNOW: Houston’s floods and politics of growth

    HOUSTON (AP) — Floods are getting worse and more expensive in Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city, where entire neighborhoods are often overwhelmed shortly after a heavy rainstorm.