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McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

20 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain on Thursday promised to return to work, making a good-natured dig at his Republican and Democratic colleagues who were jolted by news of the six-term lawmaker's diagnosis. 2017-07-20T08:13:00-04:00 2017-07-20T12:13:22-04:00

Sessions staying as attorney general despite Trump rebuke

20 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he has no immediate plans to resign after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. political campaign. 2017-07-20T07:15:00-04:00 2017-07-20T11:15:48-04:00

By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

20 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary. 2017-07-20T04:22:00-04:00 2017-07-20T08:22:54-04:00

McConnell prods senators on health care bill, amid dim odds

20 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spurred Republican senators Thursday to resolve internal disputes that have pushed their marquee health care bill to the brink of oblivion. Yet the GOP's reeling effort to dismantle much of President Barack Obama's health care law may face even longer odds because of Sen. John McCain's jarring diagnosis of brain cancer. 2017-07-20T06:37:00-04:00 2017-07-20T10:37:36-04:00

OJ Simpson making case for his freedom on live TV

20 min 2 sec ago
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 2017-07-20T05:24:00-04:00 2017-07-20T09:24:19-04:00

McCain's cancer diagnosis jolts Senate

40 min 2 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past. 2017-07-20T06:13:00-04:00 2017-07-20T10:13:13-04:00

Attorney general has no plans to resign despite Trump rebuke

1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has no immediate plans to resign a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. 2017-07-20T06:47:00-04:00 2017-07-20T10:47:59-04:00

McCain's brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

2 hours 15 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options. 2017-07-20T05:40:00-04:00 2017-07-20T09:40:45-04:00

Trump's critique of Sessions reflects long-held frustrations

2 hours 15 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflected a long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies, but was not a calculated attempt to force Sessions from the Cabinet, according to two Trump advisers. 2017-07-20T03:38:00-04:00 2017-07-20T07:38:58-04:00

GOP senators in last-ditch try to rescue health care bill

2 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are hunkering down in a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. 2017-07-20T02:34:00-04:00 2017-07-20T06:34:26-04:00

Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot is removed

2 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than three decades, has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain tumor. 2017-07-20T04:25:00-04:00 2017-07-20T08:25:52-04:00

10 Things to Know for Today

3 hours 2 sec ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 2017-07-20T01:54:00-04:00 2017-07-20T05:54:32-04:00

OJ Simpson making case for his freedom on live TV

3 hours 19 min ago
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 2017-07-20T05:06:00-04:00 2017-07-20T09:06:10-04:00

Israel and Palestinians dig in over Jerusalem site security

3 hours 39 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis and Palestinians dug in over new security measures at a contested Jerusalem shrine after a deadly attack there, as international efforts were underway to try and stave off a major conflagration after Muslim clerics called for mass protests at the site on Friday. 2017-07-20T04:45:00-04:00 2017-07-20T08:45:39-04:00

OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom

3 hours 58 min ago
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 2017-07-19T23:01:00-04:00 2017-07-20T03:01:05-04:00

Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot removed

4 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than three decades, has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain tumor. 2017-07-20T01:56:00-04:00 2017-07-20T05:56:46-04:00

OJ Simpson making case for his freedom on live TV

5 hours 20 min ago
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 2017-07-20T03:18:00-04:00 2017-07-20T07:18:53-04:00

Trump's critique of Sessions reflects long-held frustrations

5 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflected a long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies, but was not a calculated attempt to force Sessions from the Cabinet, according to two Trump advisers. 2017-07-19T23:40:00-04:00 2017-07-20T03:40:45-04:00

OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom

5 hours 40 min ago
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. 2017-07-20T02:35:00-04:00 2017-07-20T06:35:44-04:00

AP Exclusive: US hotel, NFL arena may sport flammable panels

6 hours 19 min ago
In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore's Inner Harbor that "soars 33 stories into the air." 2017-07-19T23:38:00-04:00 2017-07-20T03:38:30-04:00

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