EPA clarifies earlier FEMA statement on Texas toxic sites

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday it has recovered 517 containers filled with unidentified, potentially hazardous material found floating in or washed up along Texas waterways after the devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey receded.


  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.

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  • Written by By KRISTIN M. HALL and JOHN RABY , Associated Press

Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidents


WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week. Yet their path to succeeding in their last-gasp effort has grown narrower, perhaps impossible.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Administration officials say the new measures are required to keep the nation safe.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press