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Senate to vote on CIA director
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is on track to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA and is expected to vote on his nomination Monday evening....



Why Trump will find it hard to make American economy greater
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's economic plans are nothing if not ambitious: Annual growth of 4 percent - or more. A diminished trade gap. The creation of 25 million jobs over 10 years, including the return of good-paying factory positions....



Tillerson heading for confirmation as secretary of state
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state headed for approval in a key Senate committee Monday after Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced his support, backing off from a challenge to the new president....



Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law....



Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office....



Trump calls Egypt's el-Sissi, offers support
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's presidency says that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who expressed hope for a "new push" in bilateral relations under Trump's administration....



Trump taps ex-Rep. Heather Wilson for Air Force secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Monday he has selected former Republican congresswoman Heather Wilson of New Mexico to be secretary of the Air Force....



Justices reject appeal over Illinois concealed-carry rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging Illinois' system for issuing permits for people to carry concealed weapons in public....



Iran cautious in its first comments about US President Trump
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran is being cautious in its first comments on U.S. President Donald Trump....



Trump's biggest campaign promises face 'Day 1' test
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As a candidate, Donald Trump made a slew of "Day One" promises that any president would find daunting....