Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge.

  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later


DALLAS (AP) — People in Texas who were displaced or lost their homes during Hurricane Harvey are realizing they need help that can't be provided by construction crews and insurance companies.

  • Written by By JAMIE STENGLE , Associated Press

Federal tax overhaul could lead to changes in some states

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In New Jersey and California, top Democratic officials want to let people make charitable contributions to the state instead of paying certain taxes. In Connecticut and New York, officials are exploring a switch from income taxes to new ones on payroll. A few governors have even called for tax cuts.

  • Written by By GEOFF MULVIHILL , Associated Press