Price prods GOP to ‘collaborate’ on health care overhaul

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, joined by, from left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the Republican Conference, Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March, 17,...

UK: Trump spying claim ‘ridiculous;’ US govt won’t repeat it

FILE – This is an undated handout file photo issued by GCHQ of the Government Communication Headquarters building in Cheltenham. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday March 16, 2017 cited Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano, who suggested that the British electronic...

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost

FILE – This undated image provided by Amgen Inc. shows the drug Repatha. (Robert Dawson/Amgen via AP, File) A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that’s likely to spur...

Wheels spinning as GOP looks for traction on health bill

House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)...

The Latest: UN says 31 migrants killed in attack off Yemen

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack that hit a vessel with Somali migrants off the Arab country’s Red Sea coast, killing at least 31 people (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A U.N. agency says at least 31 people have been killed in attack on a...

Tillerson: Use of pre-emptive force an option with NKorea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. and South Korea soldiers before the lunch meeting at the Camp Bonifas near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP...

Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

This Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo shows Israeli Air Force F-15 plane fly during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, Israel. Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on...

Trump’s campaign insults complicate Merkel’s visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to students at the student cafe at the ‘Zukunftshaus’ (lit. ‘Future House’) of the Paul Gerhard foundation in the district of Wedding in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, March 16, 2017. The ‘future house’ was...

Long before new hacks, US worried by Russian spying efforts

FILE – In this May 25, 2016, courtroom drawing, defendant Evgeny Buryakov, left, stands with his attorney Scott Hershman during sentencing on espionage charges in New York. U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Russian efforts to infiltrate American...

Many Trump voters would feel program cuts in budget proposal

FILE – In this July 24, 2012, file photo, the Great Lakes Research Center is reflected in the waters of the docking area with RV Agassiz ready to go at Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Mich. The closure of a regional airport could force residents of Houghton in upper...