Trump's pick for Army post drops out amid growing criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice for Army secretary withdrew his nomination on Friday in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

Q&A: Trump's new travel ban faces key test in appeals court

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries is about to be scrutinized by a federal appeals court for the first time.

  • Written by ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press

NTSB: 2 dead, no distress call in UPS cargo crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The crew of a propeller plane carrying UPS cargo made no distress call before the small aircraft landed hard enough to gouge the runway and break into pieces on Friday, a federal investigator said.

  • Written by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Bumps ahead for 'Obamacare' repeal as Americans air worries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are claiming a triumph by pushing their legislative centerpiece scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law through the House. It was a perilous journey, and its Senate pathway will be at least as bumpy with little doubt the measure will change, assuming it survives.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM and RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

Scouring for nude images in photo scandal at Marine base

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia (AP) — In a cramped office at the Marines' Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press