As Rohingya flee violence, Myanmar's Suu Kyi skips UN meet

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will skip this month's U.N. General Assembly meetings.


  • Written by By JULHAS ALAM , Associated Press

Top lawmakers say Flynn left Mideast trip off security clearance


WASHINGTON (AP) — Former business associates of Michael Flynn have told lawmakers that he traveled to the Middle East in 2015 as part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants across the region, a trip that the former Trump administration national security adviser never disclosed during his security clearance process.


  • Written by By CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press

Sanders bill expands Medicare for all, lacks details on cost


WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans would get health coverage simply by showing a new government-issued card and would no longer owe out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles, according to legislation Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday.


  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass?


WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press