Gov't watchdog to examine cost of Trump's Florida travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog will investigate the taxpayer-funded travel costs when President Donald Trump travels to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and the security procedures surrounding those trips.


What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Oil has been pumped into a controversial section of the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native American tribes' efforts to stop the project.

  • Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON , Associated Press

Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he's going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a health care overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last week in a humiliating retreat for themselves and President Donald Trump.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.

  • Written by JUSTIN LYNCH , Associated Press

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militants alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

  • Written by SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press