Latest revelation of Trump action opens new avenue in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a vocal and loyal supporter of his election bid, in charge of an investigation into his campaign offers special counsel Robert Mueller yet another avenue to explore as his prosecutors work to untangle potential evidence of obstruction.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press

Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge.

  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later


DALLAS (AP) — People in Texas who were displaced or lost their homes during Hurricane Harvey are realizing they need help that can't be provided by construction crews and insurance companies.

  • Written by By JAMIE STENGLE , Associated Press

Federal tax overhaul could lead to changes in some states

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In New Jersey and California, top Democratic officials want to let people make charitable contributions to the state instead of paying certain taxes. In Connecticut and New York, officials are exploring a switch from income taxes to new ones on payroll. A few governors have even called for tax cuts.

  • Written by By GEOFF MULVIHILL , Associated Press