Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:46pm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.
Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:25pm
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:16pm
The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the state Legislature.
In a May 22 story about a federal report on the maintenance and condition of roads on tribal lands, The Associated Press misidentified the Government Accountability Office as the General Accounting Office. The headline also has been changed to better reflect the story.