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will not be testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as originally scheduled, after the committee rescinded its subpoena.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

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools


MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president on Wednesday to retract a threat of airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning that such attacks would constitute war crimes.


  • Written by By JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press