WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, the North Carolina Republican opens up about the investigation that has consumed nearly two years of his life. He says it has been extremely frustrating and much more difficult than he originally envisioned. Still, he says he doesn't think the committee should rush to wrap up the work.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of Washington D.C. says it's not the city's fault that President Donald Trump can't hold a big military parade this year. Trump announced on Twitter Friday that he was canceling it, after reports that the price tag could be as high as $92 million. Trump accused local officials for inflating the cost and trying to make money off the parade but D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says that allegation is "patently false." The city estimated its expenses would be $21.6 million.

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just audio: The stash of evidence Omarosa Manigault Newman says she has to substantiate the claims in her tell-all book about her year as a top aide to President Donald Trump includes video, emails, text messages and other documentation. A person familiar with what she has described as a multimedia "treasure trove" told The Associated Press on Friday about the materials.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty former CIA officials are joining a chorus of national security professionals denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to yank the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, one of the president's harshest critics. Trump says he pulled Brennan's clearance because he had to do "something" about the "rigged" federal probe of Russian election interference.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic marijuana overdoses in New Haven, Connecticut. City Police Chief Anthony Campbell said Friday that 53-year-old John Parker was charged with drug crimes after being caught with 32 bags of "K2" synthetic marijuana. Campbell alleged Parker sold K2 on the New Haven Green, where most of the overdoses occurred Wednesday and Thursday.