Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama personally warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn to serve as his national security adviser, three former Obama administration officials said Monday, underscoring the depths of the outgoing White House's concern about the man Trump would ultimately fire.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and EILEEN SULLIVAN , Associated Press

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science, the latest in a series of moves that could benefit industries whose pollution the government regulates.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Pregnancy, sexual assault and domestic violence could be considered "pre-existing conditions" that make it hard to keep insurance coverage under the Republican health care bill, according to a number of news articles and social media posts.

  • Written by TOM MURPHY , AP Health Writer