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Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Mueller's office told a federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday that they were…

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States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday in…

Govt lifts donor disclosure for some tax-exempt groups

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions of dollars on political ads, such as the U.S.…

NAACP lifting travel advisory against American Airlines

WASHINGTON (AP) - The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying improvements are being made to address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or unsafe conditions while flying. NAACP President Derrick Johnson made the announcement at…

House Speaker Paul Ryan may consider new Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's willing to consider additional sanctions on Russia, but there's no rush to act. Ryan had pointedly reminded President Donald Trump on Monday "that Russia is not our ally," after Trump cast…

Trump to host European Commission president amid trade spat

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will meet with the president of the European Commission next week at the White House, days after labeling the European Union a "foe" of the United States. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says…

Trump says 'Fake News' misreporting Putin summit

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is unbowed by bipartisan criticism of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a Tuesday tweet the President calls the Monday summit in Helsinki "even better" than his meeting with NATO allies last…

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