Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:43pm
President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less."
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:34pm
President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation's health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law passed by his predecessor.
Tom Krisher and Ed White, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:26pm
Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing a deadly air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:17pm
A Utah lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to get rid of barriers known as "Zion Curtains" that are designed to visually obscure the making of drinks. But in exchange, they'd be required to install a buffer zone around bars or areas where drinks are prepared.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:07pm
The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, but even after a weekend of bipartisan meetings, they still don't agree on the best approach to replace it.
Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 2:00pm
President Donald Trump declared Monday that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, who face mounting pressure to scrap the law even as problems grow longer and knottier.
Andrew Taylor and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:38pm
The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The result is that Trump's initial budget wouldn't dent budget deficits projected to run about $500 billion.