Thursday, September 21, 2017

EDITOR’S PICKS

White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino, left, walks with former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus steps off Air Force One as they arrive Friday, July 28, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump says Homeland Secretary John Kelly is his new White House chief of staff.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — His White House in turmoil, President Donald Trump abruptly announced late Friday he was appointing Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks.

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law incited GOP finger-pointing Friday but ...
Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, after President Donald Trump said he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing ...
This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan.

BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald’s and Caterpillar were among ...
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building towards the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington.

BY KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead ...
In this Friday, July 14, 2017 aerial file photo, debris is strewn about after a sinkhole damaged two homes in Land O' Lakes, Fla.

LAND O’LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Even though a Florida sinkhole hasn’t grown in several days, officials said that the debris-strewn site is still considered dangerous and that residents of five ...
Debris is strewn about from a partially collapsed home in Land O' Lakes, Fla. on Friday, July 14, 2017.

BY JENNIFER KAY and FREIDA FRISARO MIAMI (AP) — A sinkhole that started out the size of a small swimming pool and continued to grow in Florida swallowed a boat, ...
In this May 5, 2014, file photo, the Capitol building is seen through the columns on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans who rely on Social Security can expect to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January, according to projections released ...
From left, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, leave a news conference about opioid addiction, Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Justice Department in Washington.

BY SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 400 people have been charged with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing, ...
Vice President Mike Pence speaks inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence got an insider’s look at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday and promised more glory days ahead for “this ...
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