Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

BEIJING (AP) — The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining U.S. green cards.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russia talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and EILEEN SULLIVAN , Associated Press

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas charged to the forefront of the national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal immigration agents.

  • Written by PAUL J. WEBER , Associated Press

Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

DALLAS (AP) — The family of a black 15-year-old shot and killed by a white suburban Dallas police officer has sued the officer and his department, accusing the department of inadequately training the officer and ignoring warning signs that he was prone to erratic behavior.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Obama urges Congress to show 'courage' on health care

BOSTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage even if it goes against their party's positions.

  • Written by BOB SALSBERG , Associated Press