UPDATE: Several killed in pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — A new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing at least five vehicles under massive slabs and killing several people, authorities said.

Trump wrongly insists U.S. has trade deficit with Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump continues to insist the United States has a trade deficit with Canada, following news reports that he claimed at a fundraiser about talking trade with the country's prime minister without knowing all the facts.

FDA begins anti-smoking push to cut nicotine in cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't addictive.

The Food and Drug Administration estimated that its sweeping anti-smoking plan, first announced last summer, could push the U.S. smoking rate to 1.4 percent. Now about 15 percent of U.S. adults smoke.

Mueller witness is convicted pedophile with shadowy past

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a few days before the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration and a Lebanese-American businessman was on his way to Mar-a-Lago.

50 years ago, My Lai massacre shamed the U.S. military

MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — The shudder of artillery fire woke the boy at 5:30 a.m. Three American soldiers appeared at his family's home a couple of hours later and forced the mother and five children into their bomb shelter, a structure almost every rural home had during the Vietnam War, to keep residents safe.

U.S. students protest against gun violence: 'We're sick of it'

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like "Never again" and "Am I next?" They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it.

And over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough.

Crash of Navy jet off Key West kills 2 crew members

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members.

The F/A-18 Super Hornet was on approach to land at a naval air station around 4:30 p.m. EDT when it crashed into shallow water about a mile east of the runway.

Trump confirms TV contributor Kudlow to be economic adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that he has picked CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow as his top economic adviser and said the country is in line for a long run of upbeat financial news.

Slovak government resigns over slain journalist crisis

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and his government resigned on Thursday as a way out of the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.

U.S., France, Germany blame Russia for U.K. nerve agent attack

LONDON (AP) — The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain on Thursday in blaming Russia for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, calling the attack "the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War."