UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids they said were uncovering key evidence and a trans-Atlantic rift opened Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly concert bombing.


Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy


WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States acknowledged Thursday that bombing an Iraqi building in March set off a series of Islamic-State planted explosives, resulting in more than 100 civilian deaths and underscoring the difficulty of rooting out the extremist group's fighters from its remaining urban strongholds.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press

Older Americans want Medicare to pay for long-term care

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

NATO leaders meet under Trump pressure on spending


BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant.

  • Written by LORNE COOK and ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press

Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats needled Republicans on Thursday with the gloomy assessment that 23 million people would lose insurance under the Republican health care bill, and that premiums for seriously ill people would rise. The leader of the Senate GOP effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law faulted Democrats for not working with them.

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