Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback


WASHINGTON (AP) — The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress.

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO , AP Congressional Correspondent

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief


WASHINGTON (AP) — Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn't see a way to get there.



New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.

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  • Written by By JAY REEVES and KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

Deputies hold vote on sheriff after Florida school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff, with the labor group's leaders saying he should have accepted some blame for the shooting.

  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press