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Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin....



The Latest: Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local):...



'I have decided,' Trump says of Iran deal _ before big talks
NEW YORK (AP) -- "I have decided," President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, announcing he'd reached a verdict on the Iran nuclear deal's future even before top U.S. and Iranian officials held their highest-level talks of his presidency. Iran's president, meanwhile, lashed out at "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" in response to Trump's blistering attack at the U.N....



Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans' last-resort "Obamacare" repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week....



Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity....



Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats on Wednesday chastised Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, saying he wasted taxpayer money by chartering five private flights last week for official business when other cheaper travel options were available....



US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions
NEW YORK (AP) -- Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press....



Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul was premature....



Trump administration considering even lower refugee limits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials said Wednesday....



'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya
NEW YORK (AP) -- The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar....