EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event in a move condemned by researchers and Democratic members of Congress as an attempt by the agency to silence a discussion of climate change.

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  • Written by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Soldier's widow angry Trump didn't know her husband's name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a fallen soldier criticized President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump quickly responded on Twitter that he'd been "very respectful" and spoke the name "without hesitation."

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  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press

Trump shoots down retirement limit to pay for GOP tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shot down a possible approach for raising revenue to finance tax cuts in politically must-do legislation for the Republicans, promising Monday the popular 401(k) retirement program will be untouched.

  • Written by MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

Man pleads to lesser charge for fondling woman during flight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who fondled a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas pleaded guilty Monday to a federal assault offense that carries a lighter sentence than his original charge.

  • Written by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

Military judge in Bergdahl case worries about Trump impact

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The judge deciding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's punishment said Monday he is concerned that President Donald Trump's comments about the case could impact the public's perception of the military justice system.

  • Written by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press