'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis.

  • Written by ADAM BEAM and CARLA K. JOHNSON , Associated Press

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

  • Written by ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

US shutting down Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers' plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp that's been around for more than six months isn't likely to be the demise of on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota.

  • Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON , Associated Press

Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's government-sanctioned paramilitary forces, made up mainly of Shiite militiamen, launched a new push Wednesday to capture villages west of the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, officials said.

  • Written by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA , Associated Press