Trump to promote 'vision' for job creation via tax overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will kick off his lobbying effort for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY and JOSH BOAK , Associated Press

Scientists say warming makes storms, like Harvey, wetter

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas — a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future global warming could bring, scientists say.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

Statue of Martin Luther King Jr. unveiled in his hometown

ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. stood beside her father's newly unveiled statue Monday, just a few blocks from where he grew up, handing out hugs and telling each well-wisher: "It's about time."


  • Written by By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. , Associated Press

Trump's Cabinet struggles with whether to defend their boss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some seek their distance, delicately taking issue with President Donald Trump's most controversial remarks. Others decide it's safer to stand by him. Most would rather say nothing at all.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Scores treated after mystery 'chemical haze' hits UK coast

LONDON (AP) — A mysterious chemical haze that left scores of people on the English coast with streaming eyes, sore throats and breathing problems has dissipated, but its cause remains a mystery, police and emergency services said Monday.