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The Latest: Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

Tue, 30 May 2017 05:19:29 GMT2017-05-30T05:19:29Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's Memorial Day observance (all times local):...

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Mon, 29 May 2017 21:08:29 GMT2017-05-29T21:08:29Z

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States, dedicating his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a top Cabinet secretary and two other families who lost loved ones....

McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican health bill

Mon, 29 May 2017 19:27:51 GMT2017-05-29T19:27:51Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?...

Zealous prosecutor leading review of violent crime in cities

Mon, 29 May 2017 19:41:04 GMT2017-05-29T19:41:04Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A zealous prosecutor who was crucial in writing the Justice Department's new policy encouraging harsher punishments for criminals is now turning his attention to hate crimes, marijuana and the ways law enforcement seizes suspects' cash and property....

AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA centers

Mon, 29 May 2017 20:00:07 GMT2017-05-29T20:00:07Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear....