How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its Ho...

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. It uses a bu...

Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family comes at a time of change for the religious right during the age...

Analysis: McConnell stakes it all on health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The shrewd Kentuc...

Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and...

'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones — especially red and blue superhero themed digits — has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant pla...

EPA sets rules to regulate toxic chemicals under 2016 law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new rules and other documents outlining how it will regulate toxic chemicals under a landmark law approved by Congress last year. ...

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its Ho...

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. It uses a bu...

Report: Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli newspaper says the government is preparing to authorize construction of 7,000 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem — a move that could complicate the efforts of U.S....

Tale of 2 Princes: Trump, Saudi king rely on son, son-in-law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Half a world apart, in a theocratic monarchy and a democracy, a king and a president are relying on their thirtysomething son and son-in-law to help consolidate power and push their ...

"You can hear the screams": Inside Yemen's secret prisons

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of the terrors inflicted by interrogators on detain...

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled...

The Latest: GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' health care bill (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and three other Republican sena...

Senate Republicans unveil health care bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans unveil health care bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy.