Changes to GOP health proposal affect older adults, Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders hope that the latest changes to their health care bill win enough votes to drive the legislation through the House later this week. It's looking tight.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for lying to FBI

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plot to massacre parishioners at a historic black church was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in prison for hampering the investigation and lying to the FBI after the attack.

  • Written by JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press

White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

'No man is above the law' Supreme Court pick says on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday that "no man is above the law" when pressed on whether President Donald Trump could reinstitute torture as a U.S. interrogation method.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER and MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press