Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump travel ban doing well

Published Feb. 27 2017

Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban...

Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think'

Published Feb. 27 2017

The Justice Department will try to adopt 'responsible policies' for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said...

HBCUs, advocates looking for help from Trump on funding

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's historically black colleges and universities are pushing for President Donald Trump to set aside more...

Rising tensions loom as US, Asian powers discuss NKorea

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian...

Records show EPA's Pruitt used private email, despite denial

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as...

Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

Published Feb. 27 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President...

Supreme Court skeptical of sex offender social media ban

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - With a nod to the importance of social media in American life, the Supreme Court signaled Monday...

House Intel chair: Trump-Russia ties can't become witch hunt

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports...

The Latest: Trump tell governors he will make needed reforms

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: "We all need answers"

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between...

Trump's speech could be marked by disruption or decorum

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

AP: VA data show low rate of discipline for drug loss, theft

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs' hospitals were fired or reprimanded in...


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Report warns of gaps if federal health care dollars are cut

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes his points with overstated flair

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." Darkness and danger...

New anti-IS strategy may mean deeper US involvement in Syria

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump's demand to "obliterate" the Islamic State group is...

Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump toasted the nation's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at...

The Latest: Trump welcomes governors to the White House

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest news on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says that when President Donald Trump skips the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, expect...

Sessions' tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisons

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on...

Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court...

GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russia probe

Published Feb. 26 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican congressman has called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016...


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Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

Published Feb. 25 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring.

Minnesota Somali group: Rejecting federal grant was right

Published Feb. 25 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The leaders of a Minnesota nonprofit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the...