Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law


WASHINGTON (AP) — Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Investigator: Driver part of larger human-smuggling scheme


SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said.


  • Written by By FRANK BAJAK, NOMAAN MERCHANT and JUAN A. LOZANO , Associated Press

McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message


WASHINGTON (AP) — The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws subpoena for Manafort


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman will not be testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as originally scheduled, after the committee rescinded its subpoena.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press