Memo to GOP: Red states also among losers in health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health care bill headed ...

McCain doesn't back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the ...

The Latest: Analysts say Alaska gets help in health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to craft a health care law (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Analysts say that the health care bill that Republican...

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The Latest: Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to end "Obamacare" and replace it with a new health care law (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A study finds the l...

Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among in...

One man dies, nephew of Taiwan ex-lawmaker among injured in shootout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One man died and the nephew of a former legislator was gravely injured when a gunman opened fire outside a temple in the New Taipei City district of Tucheng Wednesday afte...

President Donald Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump's debut speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly: ___ Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, world leaders and distinguished delegates, wel...

Teen wanted for deportation is accused of California killing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal immigration authorities said Friday that they were tracking a young immigrant when San Francisco police allege he shot and killed a popular community activist last month. ...

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's fits and starts toward post-Irma recovery have shifted to urgent efforts to protect its vulnerable elderly residents after a string of nursing home deaths. Sev...

Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash cru...

Senate bargainers say deal reached on children's health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic Senate negotiators say they've reached a deal to extend financing for the popular children's health insurance program for five years. In a...

Scramble to flee Irma underscores rich, poor divide

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Hotel dishwasher Wilman Hernandez waited with his wife and young son at a Miami Beach bus stop, desperately looking for a way to get to a shelter where they could ride out...

Minimum Wage rise is welcome, but workers and the economy demand more

A day after handing in his resignation, but before formally standing down, one of the final acts of outgoing Taiwan Premier Lin Chuan’s tenure was to sign off proposals for an increase in the mi...

A marriage brokered by Tajikistan's all-powerful dictator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--In Western culture, where marriage is a matter of choice, both bride and groom are generally beaming. In other cultures, this varies. In Taiwan, brides are supposed to conjure...