Chubby babies on the decline in aid program serving millions

CHICAGO (AP) — Chubby babies and toddlers at risk for later obesity are on the decline in a government food program serving millions of kids, a glimmer of good news in the nation's fight to slim down.

  • Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month's elections to help him win the White House.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Donald Trump's avoidance of formal news conference continues

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Monday canceled the only news conference he has scheduled since his election, continuing to communicate with the public via Twitter and carefully curated, one-on-one interviews.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press; JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Trump targets F-35, but aircraft means jobs in 45 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to corral the "out of control" cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But congressional Republicans and Democrats, aware of the tens of thousands of jobs the aircraft generates in 45 states, will be wary of any plans by Trump to cut the program.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press