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Senate GOP releases ‘Obamacare’ overhaul, but not all aboard

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans’ healthcare bill which represents the party’s long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol...

Americans and guns: It’s complicated

FILE – This June 27, 2013 file photo shows a rack of rifles at Firing-Line gun store in Aurora, Colo. A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows Americans have grown more divided over gun issues. The survey of adults showed about half favor gun-control measures while...

No tapes: Trump says he didn’t record meetings with Comey

President Donald Trump speaks during the “American Leadership in Emerging Technology” event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that...

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

FILE – In this June 9, 2017 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speakson Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing special election loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race. (AP Photo/J. Scott...

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election...

A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide

Debris covers TX-87 as a result of Tropical Storm Cindy on Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Bolivar Peninsula, Texas. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Cindy crept northward across Louisiana toward Arkansas after churning ashore...

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks following a closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sen. McConnell...

Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2015 file, aerial photo a small uninhabited island that has slipped beneath the water line only showing a small pile of rocks at low tide on Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas,...

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election...

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, as Senate Republicans work on a health reform bill. Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases...