- White House doubles down on Trump's voter fraud claim
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday stuck firmly to President Donald Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November election, but provided no evidence to back up his assertion.
- Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch.
- Trump health pick gives Dems few details on health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, but committed to no details on that or any aspects of how Republicans will reshape President Barack Obama's health care law.
- Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America's energy policy and deal a sharp blow to Barack Obama's legacy on climate change.
- Water lead-level falls below federal limit in Flint
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan environmental officials said Tuesday was good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
- Steelers QB Roethlisberger not ruling out retirement
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't sure he'll be back in 2017.
- LeBron miffed with direction of slumping Cavaliers
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has alluded to flaws with Cleveland's roster all season.
- Venus Williams, Federer back in the thick of a Grand Slam
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For all their Grand Slam successes, Venus Williams and Roger Federer still find themselves surprised to be in the semifinals at the Australian Open.
- Bracketology: NCAA hoops committee to give tournament peek
NEW YORK (AP) — The selection committee for the NCAA men's basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February.
- Tom Brady wonders why Trump friendship is 'such a big deal'
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has opened up a bit on his friendship with President Donald Trump.