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The Latest: Alabama lawmaker makes offer to Sessions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):...



Invitation: Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin has won the fight to build the first U.S. assembly plant for electronics giant Foxconn in a project that's expected to result in billions of dollars in investment in the state and create thousands of jobs in the congressional district of U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan....



GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it....



Trump says transgender people should be barred from military
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."...



AP FACT CHECK: Trump misfires on Mideast
BEIRUT (AP) -- President Donald Trump is not up to speed on who's fighting whom in the Middle East....



Trump again rips attorney general but may want him to stay
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Jeff Sessions on Wednesday even as the White House suggested that the attorney general should just press ahead with doing his job....



Trump gets do-over with youth after panned Boy Scouts speech
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is getting another chance to connect with young people after a widely panned political speech to Boy Scouts earlier this week....



Trump choice for Fed could prove to be key friend for banks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's choice of a key player in his drive to scale back financial rules would likely push to relax regulations on community banks, ease restrictions on some speculative trading and soften annual tests of big banks' health....



Trump lashes out at Alaska senator over health care vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at a Republican senator who opposed moving forward with long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare."...



Pew poll: A quarter of blacks have been harassed online
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new study says African-American adults are facing more harassment online than other races and ethnicities in the United States....