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The Latest: New Trump security strategy puts 'America first'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's national security strategy (all times local):...



Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States' relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his "America First" mantra on a global scale....



Trump upset about email disclosure but not firing Mueller
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but he's plenty upset about the way the Russia probe investigator obtained and is using thousands of emails sent and received by senior Trump transition officials....



McCain says he's feeling well, vows return in January
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer, saying he is feeling well and looks forward to being back on the job in January....



Report: US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned....



New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- At Christmastime, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor would send her colleagues gift-wrapped packages of homemade beef jerky from her family's cattle ranch in Arizona. Her colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg pronounced it "very spicy."...



Senate chairman disputes report of Corker add to tax bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Finance Committee chairman on Monday rejected as "categorically false" a report that Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was responsible for a provision in the final tax bill that could help him financially....



The Latest: McCain feeling well, returning after holidays
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on John McCain (all times local):...



Jones: Trump shouldn't resign over misconduct allegations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones says he doesn't think President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct, echoing the White House's position that voters have already spoken on the issue....



Trump says he knew Republicans Moore, Gillespie would lose
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he knew Republicans Roy Moore and Ed Gillespie would lose their elections, but that he still believes the GOP will "do well in 2018," when control of Congress is at stake....