Prospects dim for vote on GOP health bill in House
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for the Republicans' showcase health care bill looked grimmer by the minute Thursday as President Donald Trump failed to get a deal with a bloc of balky conservatives, leaving the legislation short of votes in the House.
UK defiant as IS claims responsibility for London attack
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister defiantly declared Thursday that "we are not afraid" even as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on a London bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death at Britain's Parliament.
Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president's transition team.
AP sources: US to recommend approval of Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, clearing the way for construction to start on the long-delayed project that has served as a flashpoint in the debate about climate change.
Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees.