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Ancient cylinder seals from Iraq are among the objects being returned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to Iraq, during a ceremony at the Residence of the Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, in Washington, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press)

Ancient artifacts seized from Hobby Lobby returned to Iraq

Thousands of ancient clay tablets, seals and other Iraqi archaeological objects that were smuggled into the U.S. and shipped to the head of arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby were returned to the Iraqi government on Wednesday.

This March 20, 2018  photo shows the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London. (Kirsty O'Connor / Associated Press)

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid scandal over use of Facebook data

UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy that worked for the Trump campaign and had come under attack for its use of personal Facebook data in other elections, announced on Wednesday it would cease operations and declare bankruptcy in the United States and United Kingdom.
In this photo taken Tuesday, April, 24, 2018 and supplied by The Wildlife Alliance, a critically endangered radiated tortoise is recovering from capture by wildlife traffickers in Madagascar at feeding time at a wildlife facility where it is being taken care of by international conservationists. (Susie Bartlett / Associated Press)

Over 10,000 endangered tortoises are rescued in Madagascar

International conservationists in Madagascar have been treating more than 10,000 critically endangered radiated tortoises that were seized from traffickers who crammed the creatures into a home with no access to food or water.
In this Feb. 9, 2017  photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., center, listen as President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

GOP groups take out ads to stoke Trump-Tester feud

Republican groups are taking out attack ads against Sen. Jon Tester in an attempt to make good on President Donald Trump’s pledge that the Montana Democrat will pay for scuttling his Department of Veterans Affairs nominee.
President Donald Trump speaks to media as he meets with crew and passengers of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Trump hires lawyer who represented Clinton in impeachment

UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday hired a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process as the White House shifted to a more aggressive approach to the Russia investigation that has reached a critical stage.
C130 wreckage at Highway 21 and Gulfstream road. (Twitter via Savannah Professional Firefighters Association)

Puerto Rico National Guard C-130 crash in Georgia kills 5

UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:10 p.m.

An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed Wednesday onto a busy highway after taking off from a Georgia airport, killing at least five National Guard members from Puerto Rico, authorities said.