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Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insuranceA Republican Senate aide says the Senate health committee is scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation's individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
The next phase in the country's war on the Islamic State group
Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain, is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Singapore. The focus of the search for the U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCainThe commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain have found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a collision between the destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Wisconsin governor touts Foxconn plant at UW HospitalGovernor touting the potential that a massive Foxconn Technology Group plant could have on Wisconsin's health care industry
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Committee to hear from founder of firm tied to Trump dossierThe co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump is expected to speak behind closed doors to congressional investigators
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, then Treasury Secretary-designate Stephen Mnuchin and his then-fiancee, Louise Linton, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Linton responded to a social media critic on Aug. 21, 2017, telling the mother of three that that she was “adorably out of touch.” Mnuchin and Linton were married in June. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Mnuchin's wife touts fashion labels, slams criticLouise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, blasted as "adorably out of touch" a person who criticized her Instagram post in which Linton depicted her designer-label outfit
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Vice President Mike Pence, with students from Cornerstone Schools, watches the solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Pence says Confederate statues are state, local decisionVice President Mike Pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about Confederate statues, and he calls himself "someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments.''
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Pakistan minister, US envoy discuss Trump speechPakistan says the American ambassador has met with the foreign minister to discuss President Donald Trump's accusation that Pakistan is sheltering terrorists
The Associated Press1 hour ago
From right, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions look to President Donald Trump as he speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stancePresident Donald Trump vows to continue fighting in Afghanistan despite his initial inclination to withdraw. Yet he insists the U.S. will not offer "a blank check" after 16 years
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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