- Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities.
- Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House committee investigating possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign said Tuesday.
- Is attacking Trump the ticket? Democrats are trying it out
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In New Jersey, a candidate running for governor compared the Trump camp to Nazis. In Virginia, a doctor running for governor fired up a gathering of Democrats by calling Trump a "narcissistic maniac," while his primary opponent called Trump's victory a "political and constitutional Sept. 11."
- Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as a White House adviser.
- White-power groups banding together, but for how long?
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together.
- NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.
- Peterson says he's agreed on 2-year contract with Saints
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson says he has agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.
- Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama.
- Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez are formally asking that his first-degree murder conviction be dismissed in Massachusetts now that he has died.
- Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride after tragedy
BOSTON (AP) — There's a cloud trailing Isaiah Thomas these days. In his basketball world, though, there's also been light. And, on occasion, even some levity.