AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claim of fleeing doctors rings false

President Donald Trump pauses during his speech during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor’s health...

APNewsBreak: 124 Illinois prison nurses get layoff notices

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has told 124 prison nurses that their jobs are being privatized, a move their union blasted Tuesday as retaliation for its rejection of a contract offer last year. Nurses stationed at 12 state...

Police: Chicago teen apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live

CHICAGO (AP) — A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 people who watched the live video reported the attack to police, authorities said Tuesday. The video marks the second time in...

Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

FILE – In this March 13, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump has yet to make good on his pledge to pursue closer cooperation and friendlier ties to Russia, but a planned trip...

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil...

No new threat led to airline laptop limits, officials say

FILE – This is a July 29, 2002 file photo of a laptop is used on a plane . Britain’s government Tuesday March 21, 2017 banned electronic devices in the carry-on bags of passengers traveling to the U.K. from six countries, following closely on a similar ban imposed by...

Gorsuch, students defend his questions about women at work

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he taught his law...

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Time for talk running out,...

‘No man is above the law,’ Trump’s Supreme Court pick says

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil...

APNewsBreak: Virginia governor pardons ‘Norfolk 4’ sailors

FILE – This undated, combination file photo shows Derek Tice, from left, Danial Williams and Joseph Dick, who, along with Eric Wilson, were convicted in the 1997 rape and killing of Michelle Moore-Bosko. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Gov. Terry McAuliffe pardoned the four...