WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday that the bureau will begin advising agents next week of new, stricter procedures to prevent the kind of failures found in their investigation of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

DERRY — As more psychiatric hospital beds come online in Derry and Portsmouth, emergency room wait lists slowly shrink. But advocates say the state still needs 100 more beds for involuntary admission, and patients held indefinitely in emergency rooms still don’t have any legal recourse.

CONCORD — House and Senate budget writers cut $400,000 from litigation funds requested by Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, touching off a harsh exchange between Gov. Chris Sununu and one of his 2020 Democratic opponents.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has thrown out two child sexual assault convictions over the last two weeks, one involving a Sanbornville man who had been sentenced to state prison for a minimum of 15 years on a child sexual assault charge.

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