Police: 911 call led DC officers to kidnapped girl

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 911 call led officers in Washington, D.C., to an 11-year-old girl who authorities believe was kidnapped Sunday after her grandparents were slain in North Carolina, police said.


Bit by bit, Trump methodically undoing Obama policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Congress seen as not likely to pass tax overhaul quickly

WASHINGTON (AP) — After their humiliating loss on health care, Republicans in Congress could use a quick victory on a big issue. It won't be an overhaul of the tax code.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press

Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel is opening a weeklong partisan showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee with Democrats steadily amassing the votes to block Neil Gorsuch and force Republicans to unilaterally change long-standing rules to confirm him.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

HOUSTON (AP) — A witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — highlighting the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel.

  • Written by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press