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McCain first saves, then kills health care repeal bill

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 4:15am

John McCain seemed poised to be the savior of the GOP health bill when he returned to the Capitol despite a brain cancer diagnosis.

Union: 4th incident in 3 months at El Dorado, Kansas prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 1:38am

There has been another inmate disturbance at a troubled Kansas prison, a senior union official said, in at least the fourth incident at the facility over the last three months.

Family of woman slain on cruise ship "devastated"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 1:38am

The family of the Utah woman who was killed aboard a cruise ship off Alaska says it is "devastated" by their loss.

Trump's six-month stall sparks a White House shake-up

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 1:03am

Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump is saddled with a stalled agenda, a West Wing that resembles a viper's nest, a pile of investigations and a Republican Party that is starting to break away.

Congress and White House operate in different worlds

Julie Pace and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 1:03am

The White House sits two miles from the U.S. Capitol, but this week, it might as well have been a world away.

It's not always "You're fired" when Trump forces people out

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 12:50am

Real estate developer Donald Trump shot to national fame as a reality television star on "The Apprentice" with the snappy tagline: "You're fired!"

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 12:50am

The tenure of Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff has ended after six months.

Kelly is Trump's "star" secretary, now WH chief of staff

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 9:21pm

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly may need to find and strap on some armor.

Lee: Senate failed American people in rejecting 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:31pm

The U.S. Senate failed the American people in rejecting the so-called "skinny repeal" of Obamacare, Sen. Mike Lee said Friday. Both he and Sen. Orrin Hatch voted for the legislation that the Senate narrowly voted down late Thursday.

Trump appears to advocate rough police treatment of suspects

Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:10pm

Talking tough on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump appeared Friday to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody, speaking dismissively of the police practice of shielding the heads of handcuffed suspects as they are being placed in patrol cars.

No bail reduction in California crash recorded on Instagram

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:55pm

A teenage driver accused of causing a crash that killed her younger sister while livestreaming on Instagram will remain in jail after a California judge on Friday refused to lower bail.

The Latest: Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:55pm

The Latest on the bill that sets new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea (all times local):

Trump pushes out Priebus, names Kelly WH chief of staff

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:31pm

His White House in turmoil, President Donald Trump abruptly announced late Friday he was appointing Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to be his chief of staff, ending the tumultuous six-month tenure of Reince Priebus.

Official: Man hit 19 times, survives Vegas police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:24pm

A police official says a 37-year-old man was shot 19 times by two Las Vegas police officers but survived after a miles-long car chase and shootout in neighboring North Las Vegas.

The Latest: Police issue statement after Trump remark

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:24pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's speech on Long Island (all times local):

Missouri man accused of dropping TV 3 stories onto woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:20pm

A Missouri man is accused of critically injuring a woman by purposely dropping an old television set onto her from a third-floor balcony.

New White House chief of staff is battle-toughened leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:57pm

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly has been toughened by war and tragedy.

Western nations decry Iran space launch; US levies sanctions

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:51pm

The United States punished Iran on Friday for launching a satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missiles program.

Court: Rastafari Louisiana inmate can keep his dreadlocks

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:41pm

A Louisiana inmate can keep dreadlocks grown as part of his faith, a federal appeals court said Friday.

Death of child found in car in Wyoming investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:35pm

Police in Wyoming are investigating the death of a 4-month-old child found inside a car in Laramie.