Senate wary on 'Obamacare' repeal, bumpy path ahead

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

Trump: Australian health care system better than US

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's praise of Australia's government-funded health care system has raised the ire of Sen. Bernie Sanders, a leading advocate of such single-payer systems.

 

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Looking for a job? These 5 areas are doing the most hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — By many measures the job market is in its best shape since before the Great Recession. The unemployment rate is just 4.4 percent, its lowest level in a decade. Employers have added a solid average of 186,000 jobs a month over the past year.

 

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his Bible-ban story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pitching religious free expression, President Donald Trump accused the former Obama administration Thursday of banning patients at a military hospital from receiving religious items from visitors. That episode is not quite as the president described it.

 

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most wildly popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; here are the real facts:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS