Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and MARTIN CRUTSINGER , Associated Press

Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, eliminating more than 3,800 jobs while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Budget seeks end to subsidized student loans, forgiveness


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing to eliminate subsidized student loans and end student debt forgiveness for those who enter public service, according to a budget document released late Monday.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press

Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, ROB HARRIS, SYLVIA HUI and LORI HINNANT , Associated Press

Black caucus: White rep should resign over lynch comment


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.

  • Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press