Democrats, GOP spar over Medicaid reform at govs' meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions emerged Saturday between Democratic and Republican U.S. governors over a GOP-led proposal for a major overhaul to Medicaid, with Democrats saying the changes would take away people's health coverage to finance tax cuts for the wealthy.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS , Associated Press

911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed 'Iranians'

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This Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, photo provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Olathe, Kan., shows Adam Purinton, who has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the Wednesday night shooting at a crowded bar in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe. One man was killed and two were injured in the shooting. (Johnson County Sheriff's Office via AP)

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting in Kansas told a 911 dispatcher that the man admitted shooting two Iranians and needed a place to stay for a couple of days.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The result is that Trump's initial budget wouldn't dent budget deficits projected to run about $500 billion.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and JULIE PACE , Associated Press

Nazi's son returns art that his family looted in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from the southern Polish city of Krakow during World War II.

  • Written by MONIKA SCISLOWSKA , Associated Press