Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions

Israeli police officers stand outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP...

Trump asks about firing Sessions, calls his position ‘weak’

FILE – In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia. President Donald Trump took a new swipe at on Monday, July 24, 2017, referring to him in a tweet as “beleaguered” and wondering why Sessions isn’t digging into...

Trump tweets, McCain return set stage for health bill vote

President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and others, speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

The Latest: Trump continues tweet rant against AG Sessions

FILE – In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia. President Donald Trump took a new swipe at on Monday, July 24, 2017, referring to him in a tweet as “beleaguered” and wondering why Sessions isn’t digging into...

GOP sets Senate health care vote buoyed by McCain return

President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and others, speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

McCain’s return, heavy with drama for ‘Obamacare’ repeal

FILE – In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. The office of Sen. John McCain says the ailing Arizona Republican will return to the Senate on July 25, the day of the health care vote. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin,...

Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Monday, July 24, 2017, after meeting on Capitol Hill behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee on the investigation into possible collusion between Russian...

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

Israeli police officers dismantle metal detectors outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City, early Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel’s security cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors set up at the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site which had...

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as ‘VIP treatment’ to US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he...

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and others, speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — John...