- Soldier's widow angry Trump didn't know her husband's name
WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a fallen soldier reproached President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump quickly responded on Twitter that he'd been "very respectful" and spoke the name "without hesitation."
- Immigrant teen seeking abortion asks court to reconsider
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys for a pregnant teen being held in a Texas immigration facility are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision not to order the government to let her obtain an abortion.
- Tillerson says room for Taliban in Afghan government
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism and commit to stability. He also delivered a blunt warning to neighboring Pakistan, insisting Islamabad must step up action against terrorist groups that have found safe haven within its borders.
- In Alabama, Jones touts his role jailing murderous Klansmen
Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is betting that his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally, from his role in convicting two Ku Klux Klansmen who killed four young black girls in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church.
- Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate Iran
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations on Sunday, pushing for Saudi Arabia and Iraq to unite to counter growing Iranian assertiveness. He also called for a quick resolution to the ongoing crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, which he said was unintentionally bolstering Iran.
- Trump's candidate stirs no love in Virginia's Trump country
POUND, Va. (AP) — People in Virginia's coal country still love President Donald Trump, but not his pick to be their next governor.
- WH: Trump likely not to visit Korea's DMZ during Asia trip
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to use his 12-day, five-nation Asia trip to encourage a tougher stance against the threat posed by North Korea, but he likely will not make the traditional presidential visit to the border between North and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone.
- Ivanka Trump to talk taxes in Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is heading to Pennsylvania to promote the Republican tax overhaul plan.
- Trump tweets that 401(k) tax incentives 'safe' in tax plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs.
- Former lawmaker announces bid for Tennessee US Senate seat
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former congressman from Tennessee is joining the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the Senate.