Partisan discord tainting probes of Russia, Trump, election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan discord is seeping into House and Senate intelligence committee investigations of the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN and EILEEN SULLIVAN , Associated Press

New help for that bane of middle-age: blurry close-up vision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Squinting while texting? Always losing your reading glasses? An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age. But who's really a good candidate to toss their specs? 

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer

Trump's budget entails steep cuts for diplomacy, foreign aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is proposing deep cuts in spending for diplomacy and foreign aid programs to help pay for increased military spending. 

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE , AP Diplomatic Writer

Conservatives rebel on health care, and GOP looks to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans confronted a conservative rebellion in their own party Tuesday over their long-promised plans to repeal and replace the health care law, and beseeched President Donald Trump to settle the dispute in his first speech to a joint session of Congress.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far.

  • Written by JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent