Trump transgender ban nod to Christian conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — His agenda stalled and his party divided, President Donald Trump veered into the nation's simmering culture wars by announcing plans to ban transgender people from serving in the mil...

Foxconn hands Walker 'grand slam home run'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker just got what may be the biggest political boost of his career, and it couldn't have come at a much better time. President...

Edmunds: Betting on a 'dark horse' car can save buyers money

Certain vehicles consistently top the sales charts, such as Honda's Accord sedan or its Odyssey minivan. These vehicles - the favorites, in horse racing terms - are often the first names that pop into...

Trump: Liberation from 'Obamacare nightmare' is close

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the "Obamacare ni...

Colbert's shows from Russian are winners for CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — Russia may represent bad news for President Donald Trump. But not for his late-night nemesis, Stephen Colbert. The CBS "Late Show" host scored his largest margin of v...

Novel takes energetic look at life of ambitious news anchor

"Amanda Wakes Up" (Viking), by Alisyn Camerota If anyone has the talent to write an innovative narrative about the realities of working at a popular cable-news station, it's Alisyn C...

GOP sets Senate health care vote buoyed by McCain return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to ...

Lawmakers accuse Japan PM of false denial in school scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is being questioned in Parliament about a cronyism scandal after opposition lawmakers alleged he testified falsely a day earlier when he denied using his...

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AFGHANISTAN — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, police said. The attack i...

A frustrated Trump lashes out at Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with fellow Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President." In one of several tweets issu...

More reason for rejecting GOP health bill than reviving it

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Major...

Abe denies abusing influence in Japan favoritism scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has denied he misused his influence to help a friend in a growing favoritism scandal. With support ratings for his scandal-laden Cabin...

The Latest: Trump tweets frustration with GOP, health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's Sunday tweets (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with Republ...

Trump tweets frustration with Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President." In a tweet Sunday, Trump says this h...

Trump's new message guru wants 'a more positive mojo'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications adviser says it's time to hit the "reset button." Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci...