GOP's base not ready to give up fight against 'Obamacare'
NEW YORK (AP) — Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law — or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections.
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two peopl...
US, French first ladies visit Paris, celebrate French style
Acting Homeland Security secretary Kevin McAleenan stepping down
McAleenan told The Associated Press he was leaving on his own terms - a contrast to other top administration officials pushed out during Trump's tenure.
'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — When a Kansas strip-mall bank with possible mob ties folded in the mid-1980s, federal authorities investigated whether a shareholder, Iranian-born aviation magnate Farhad Azima, should face criminal charges. The probe hit a dead end. Azima, a U.S.
1.5 million Californians in the dark, most now for 2nd day
This happened after the state's biggest utility shut off electricity to many areas to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires as strong winds sweep through.
US envoy barred from impeachment hearing by State Department
Trump tweeted that "I would love to send Ambassador Sondland" to testify, "but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court."
AP FACT CHECK: WH wrong in saying Corker behind Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders missed the mark on Tuesday when she accused Republican Sen. Bob Corker of working with Democrats and the Obama administration to make the Iran nuclear deal happen.
Testy tweeting free-for-all between Trump, GOP Sen. Corker
WASHINGTON (AP) — An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward "chaos" engaged in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing on social media Sunday, a remarkable airing of their party's profound rifts.
The Latest: Corker hits back after Trump's critical tweets
11:35 a.m. Sen. Bob Corker is hitting back against President Donald Trump after a series of Trump tweets attacked the Tennessee Republican.
The Latest: Miffed Trump aims stinging tweets at GOP senator
11:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is aiming a series of stinging tweets at a retiring Republican senator who's taken a critical line toward the White House.
4th teen announces plans to run for governor in Kansas
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A fourth teenager is running for governor in Kansas, entering an already crowded field of nearly 20 candidates. The latest entrant is 17-year-old Dominic Scavuzzo, who appointed his father as his campaign treasurer Wednesday, The Hutchinson News reports.
Analysis: If attacks aim to divide US-Cuba, they're working
Who had the motive to drive the United States and Cuba apart? Nearly a year later, the U.S. hasn't unraveled the riddle.
Officials: US to ask Cuba to cut embassy staff by 60 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to ask Cuba to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington, U.S. officials said Monday, in response to last week's U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by a similar amount. The U.S.
In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats' calls Monday for Congress to act on gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the GOP-controlled Congress.
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