AP source: Grand jury among Mueller's tools in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, a person familiar with the probe says.

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

Trump hedges as military presents new Afghanistan strategy


WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by his options, President Donald Trump is withholding approval of a long-delayed Afghanistan war strategy and even mulling a radical shakeup in his national security team as he searches for a "game changer" after 16 years of indecisive conflict.

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  • Written by By VIVIAN SALAMA and LOLITA BALDOR , Associated Press

Congress recessing, leaving much undone, tensions with Trump


WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have scattered for their summer recess, leaving behind a slim record of achievements and a steaming President Donald Trump. The president is angry about what the Republican-led Congress couldn't do — repeal Obamacare — as well as one of the few things it did: approve a Russia sanctions bill he detests.


Flynn files new financial form reporting ties to data firm


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press