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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Defense Secretary James Mattis, speak to members of the media after their meeting Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
McCain issues veiled criticism of Trump's Vietnam defermentU.S. Sen. John McCain has taken what appears to be a veiled shot at President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the Vietnam War
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North KoreaJapan's defense minister is sounding an alarm on North Korea, saying its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to what he called an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level
The Associated Press1 hour ago
States to ask judge to keep health subsidies cut by TrumpAn attempt by 19 states to force President Donald Trump to pay health care subsidies will go before a federal judge in San Francisco
The Associated Press2 hours ago
AP FACT CHECK: Trump sounds off-key note on economyAP FACT CHECK: Trump sounds an off-key note on the economic record
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In Virginia's Trump country, low enthusiasm for RepublicanPeople in Virginia's coal country still love President Donald Trump but are unenthusiastic about his pick to be the next governor of Virginia
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, debris scatters a destroyed community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash but rejects requests from the powerful Texas and Florida congressional delegations for additional money to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The measure is sure to sail through a Monday, Oct. 23, procedural vote and a final vote is expected no later than Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief packageSenate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This combination file photo shows Donald Trump, right, stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. on June 27, 2012, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, playing golf in Yamanakako village, west of Tokyo, on July 23, 2016. Trump will start his first trip to Asia as the U.S. president in November 2017 in somewhat predictable fashion: with a round of golf. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Trump on a phone call Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 that a joint outing with Japanese pro Hideki Matsuyama has been set up for Nov. 5, the start of a lengthy Asia tour for the American leader. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, right, Kyodo News via AP, left, File)
Trump, Abe set golf date for start of US leader's Asia tourDonald Trump will start his first trip to Asia as president next month in somewhat predictable fashion: with a round of golf
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., takes the escalator down as he returns to his office after appearing on the Senate floor with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to defend their bipartisan proposal for resuming federal subsidies to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cutsTrump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for tax fight
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., takes the escalator down as he returns to his office after appearing on the Senate floor with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to defend their bipartisan proposal for resuming federal subsidies to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Trump calls failure on tax plan GOP doom in 2018Trump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for move on taxes
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015 file photo, Indonesian Armed Forces Chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo pose for a photo after his swearing-in ceremony at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia's government is seeking clarification from the U.S. after Nurmantyo was denied entry to the country. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File)
US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entryA U.S. diplomat apologized to Indonesia's government after the top Indonesian general was prevented from traveling to Washington, but a Jakarta official said the country expected a complete explanation
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives with Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani for a media availability after a meeting, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate IranU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is taking the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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