Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia last week was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, police said Friday.

  • Written by EILEEN NG , Associated Press

Questions and answers about upcoming travel ban order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's travel ban has been frozen by the courts, but the White House has promised a new executive order that officials say will address concerns raised by judges that have put the policy on hold.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press

Supreme Court could decide transgender case. Or not.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute, even after the Trump administration retreated from an Obama-era policy on bathroom use.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press

Poll: GOP should keep money for Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Medicaid expansion to the list of Obama-era health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new poll finds that 8 in 10 say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11 million low-income people.

 

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press