- Trump plan would cut taxes for companies _ and people, too
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class. But his ambitious plan is alarming lawmakers who worry it will balloon federal deficits.
- Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters.
- White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hosted senators for an extraordinary White House briefing Wednesday at a perilous moment with North Korea, marked by the unpredictable nation's nuclear threats and stern talk of military action, if necessary, from the United States.
- Americans offer hope, prayer in assessing Trump's 100 days
They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and very different walks of life: a "downhome boy" from Kentucky, a third-generation Mexican-American from Texas, a stay-at-home mom in Pennsylvania, an Iranian immigrant in Los Angeles.
- Trump tax cut: Huge, vague and likely mild boost for economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would light Americans' financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing.
- Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge's ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from "sanctuary cities" that don't cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it "ridiculous" and vowing to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Dispute over health payments defused, spending bill on track
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats on Wednesday defused a tense standoff over payments for the working poor under the health care law, keeping a massive government spending bill on track just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.
- US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.
- Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says
NEW YORK (AP) — A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought — more than 100,000 years ago __ and maybe they were Neanderthals.
- Reflections on a riot: LA recalls Rodney King 25 years on
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dee Young remembers April 29, 1992, the way most Americans of a certain age recall Sept. 11 — it's indelibly etched in his memory as the day his world and that of thousands of others changed forever.
- Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland.
- Pre-draft football: Prospects vs. kids at Shriners hospital
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One day away from discovering where their professional paths will lead, NFL draft prospects gathered for some impromptu football.
- Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries.
- NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living.
- Work load: LeBron not slowing as playoff minutes increase
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Except for his backpedaling hairline, LeBron James shows no visible signs of age.