When he travels, Trump favors states that voted for him

 

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump surveyed the crowd of thousands of Boy Scouts at their summit Monday and assessed, "There's a lot of love in this big, beautiful place. And a lot of love for our country." He singled out for affection West Virginia, a state that gave him his largest margin of victory in November.

  • Written by By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rules

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

McCain's return, heavy with drama for 'Obamacare' repeal

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years.

  • Written by By ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An American defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian naval ship during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.

  • Written by By JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press

US home prices reach record high for 6th straight month

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, raising fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer