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Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:04:41 GMT2017-10-18T08:04:41Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences, wrote to him to say "some days I don't want to live," and still heard nothing....

Senate health care deal in doubt as Trump says he's opposed

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:52:38 GMT2017-10-18T07:52:38Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception....

As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:36:15 GMT2017-10-18T07:36:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when - and how - the probes will end....

Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous version

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:50:23 GMT2017-10-18T07:50:23Z

HONOLULU (AP) -- Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems as a previous version....

Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with Trump

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:45:14 GMT2017-10-18T07:45:14Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department....