Intel sharing at heart of US, Europe talks on laptop ban

BRUSSELS (AP) — The intelligence behind plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe took center stage on Wednesday as American and European officials met to discuss the looming decision.

  • Written by LORNE COOK, Associated Press LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Progress reducing US uninsured rate comes to a halt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday. More than a factoid, it shows the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Affordable Care Act.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Group seeks probe into congressman over note to critic's job

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A nonpartisan watchdog group asked Tuesday that officials determine if a New Jersey congressman violated House ethics rules when he notified a bank board member that an employee had joined a group critical of him and President Donald Trump's policies.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Report: Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting last week, The Washington Post reported Monday, prompting strong condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press