Small donors, not French tycoons, help pay Notre Dame work

PARIS (AP) — The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials.

Lock HIM up? Dems weigh what to do about Trump’s deeds

WASHINGTON — With a familiar chant, Donald Trump’s backers regularly called for Hillary Clinton to be thrown in prison during the 2016 presidential campaign. Now top Democrats are grappling with fraught questions about whether to lock him up.

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

HONG KONG — Following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police, Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed Wednesday to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns about greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony.

Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

WASHINGTON — Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it’s a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients.