Price nears Senate confirmation as Trump health secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary toward Senate confirmation on Thursday, overpowering Democrats who complained that the GOP drive to erase and replace former President Obama's health care law will end up taking away peoples' coverage.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Trump lashes out at McCain for comments on deadly Yemen raid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at Republican Sen. John McCain, who has disputed the Trump administration's insistence that the deadly U.S. military mission in Yemen was "absolutely a success."

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of package shipping and expanded use of vote-by-mail in the November presidential election.

  • Written by HOPE YEN , Associated Press

Caribbean sets record with more than 29 million visitors

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Caribbean tourism officials say the region received a record number of visitors last year as arrivals topped 29 million. But they say they expect a slight drop this year because of the uncertainty surrounding actions that U.S. President Donald Trump might take.