Government

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

Trump Physical

President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening...

Government

Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

Immigration Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting confusion into already perilous shutdown negotiations, President Donald Trump undercut his own administration’s stance by tweeting Thursday that a children’s health insurance program should not be part of a short-term budget agreement. The president’s tweet came as...


Government

Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

Hot Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth last year wasn’t quite as hot as 2016’s record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they’ve seen without an El Nino...


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The Latest: White House says Trump is not campaigning in PA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Pennsylvania (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The White House says that, despite the president’s tweet, he is not going to Pennsylvania Thursday to campaign for a congressional candidate there. President Donald Trump tweeted earlier...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of warped truths

Trump One Year Fact Check

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. “There’s been no first year like this,” he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this....


Government

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill

Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair. He has a feeding tube because his partially paralyzed tongue makes swallowing “almost impossible,” he said. Campbell, 58, spends $4,000 a month on home health care services so he can continue to live in his...


Government

Trump tests his political capital in a bellwether House race

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump is wading into a Pennsylvania special election that Republicans are calling a bellwether for their prospects of holding onto majorities in the House and Senate in the 2018 midterms. Trump will find his political capital tested when he visits the...


Government

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russia. The...


Government

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. The contention espoused by top White House officials? Pretty much everything is off limits until the president says...


Government

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

Immigration Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s views on immigration and building a wall along the Mexico border have evolved since his presidential campaign, the White House chief of staff said Wednesday. Those changes are giving some people hope that a compromise with Congress on the thorny issue is...


Government

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down...


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