Trump has new chief of staff, old health care fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is looking for a fresh start with a new White House chief of staff. But he's still clinging to an old battle, refusing to give up on health care.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

White House: Trump to decide soon on ending health payments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is insisting that the Senate resume efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, signaling that President Donald Trump stands ready to end required payments to insurers this week to let "Obamacare implode" and force congressional action.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN , Associated Press

Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An official crucial to running Kenya's presidential election next week has been found tortured and killed, the electoral commission chairman said Monday, as concerns grew that the East African nation's vote again would face dangerous unrest.

  • Written by By TOM ODULA , Associated Press

AP NewsBreak: Study says films exclude women, Hispanics


LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever.

  • Written by By LINDSEY BAHR , AP Film Writer