US rushes ships to Middle East over unspecified Iran threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forc...

AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has priva...

APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an...

Ivanka Trump eyes laws, conditions that deter African women

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ivanka Trump is putting the spotlight on laws and conditions that deter African women. The president's daughter and senior adviser is in Africa to promot...

Ivanka Trump honors victims of Ethiopian air crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The presiden...

Ivanka Trump in Africa to promote women at work program

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Leaving behind the White House battles over border walls and tax returns, Ivanka Trump is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast in pursuit of a very different goal — advancing...

Nielsen to face odd dynamics of post-Trump job market

WASHINGTON (AP) — As she heads out the door, departing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will confront the odd dynamics of the post-Trump job market. Sure, opportunities a...

The $1 billion ask: Trump all-in on fundraising for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is well on his way to raising the $1 billion his campaign believes it will take for him to win another term in the White House, building a fundraising machine ...

Ivanka Trump plans Africa trip to promote women's initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Africa to promote a global women's initiative she's leading. President Donald Trump's daughter will visit Eth...

Health care repeal off the to-do list for GOP lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren't pursuing a replacement for the health care law known as "Obamacare" until after the 2020 elections. Who gets credit for that political m...

Pivoting on pledges, Trump explores art of the climb-down

WASHINGTON (AP) — His border shutdown went from imminent to uncertain. A major health-care push was declared and then delayed. Funding cuts were inserted in his proposed budget and just as quickly tak...

Trump defers push for health plan after GOP resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned President Donald Trump to hold off action in Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act, telling him to instead take it on the road as ...

Trump defers push for health plan after GOP resists idea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is deferring his push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, taking it on the road as 2020 campaign issue rather than trying to ...

Trump's sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to revive the fight over the Affordable Care Act has stirred a political and policy debate among Republicans on how best to approach the divisive is...

Facing protests, Trump backs off Special Olympics cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics. He's reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved b...