Trump budget slashes agencies to focus on wall, defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Trump travel ban in new court setback near nation's capital

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

UN says half the people in Central African Republic need aid

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Half of the population in Central African Republic is in need of humanitarian assistance after an upsurge in violence since September displaced another 100,000 people, the United Nations said Thursday.

  • Written by HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA and CARLEY PETESCH , Associated Press