House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the onetime close confidant to President Donald Trump, arrived early Tuesday for his interview before the House Intelligence Committee.

  • Written by By TOM LoBIANCO and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators.

  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration-related issues, including President Donald Trump's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change.

  • Written by By SANDY COHEN , AP Entertainment Writer

Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable' harm from sex abuse

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.

  • Written by By PETER PRENGAMAN and NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press