GOP fears political fallout after health care ‘epic fail’
NEW YORK (AP) — Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law – or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections….
Trump threat: End health payments unless there’s an overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened once more to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law….
New chief of staff takes over at White House come Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is a battle-hardened commander who would bring a background of military discipline and order to President Donald Trump's roiling White House as the new chief of staff….
In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — She dances beneath 10-foot portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for their leader….
US bombers fly in S. Korea after North’s 2nd ICBM test
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test….
Analysis: North Korea’s 2nd ICBM test augurs a new normal
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For all its bluster and over-the-top propaganda, North Korea often does just what it says it will do when it comes to its weapons development….
Pakistani parliament to elect new PM on Tuesday
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's parliament will meet Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the disqualification of three-term prime minister Nawaz Sharif….
Police disrupt plot in Australia to ‘bring down an airplane’
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police disrupted the first alleged plot in Australia to bring down an airplane and arrested four men in raids on Sydney homes, officials said Sunday….
Tourists evacuate N Carolina island; local businesses hurt
A "steady stream" of tourists left a North Carolina island Saturday under evacuation orders prompted by a widespread power outage, wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses….
Venezuela leader: Will use new assembly to go after foes
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro is pledging to go after his political foes with the virtually unlimited powers of a constitutional assembly that his backers will select Sunday as his opponents wage a last-ditch battle to halt what they call the replacement of Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system….