Trump ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streams

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas bar

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar.

  • Written by OMER FAROOQ , Associated Press

Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks

NEW YORK (AP) — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked.

 

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

3 dead, 2 injured when plane crashes on California homes

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire, authorities said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Divided Republicans await clarity from Trump on key issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flailing and divided, congressional Republicans are hoping for clarity from President Donald Trump on key issues like health care when he delivers his first speech to a joint meeting of Congress. It comes as Republicans are discovering, a month into Trump's administration, how difficult it will be to make good on their many promises now that they control Washington in full.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent