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The Latest: Ryan sees Trump as 'chairman,' not details guy

The Latest on Congress (all times local): 7:45 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says it doesn't concern him that President Donald Trump doesn't offer more detailed plans to fulfill his lofty campaign promises because "I see him as more of a chairman." Ryan made the remark in an interview on ...

Activist to address immigration, health after Trump speech

An activist who will deliver a Democratic response in Spanish to President Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress plans to address his administration's crackdown on undocumented immigrants and the need for affordable health care. Tuesday's remarks from Astrid Silva, a so-called Dreamer who was brought into ...

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, National Intelligence Director nominee, former Indiana Sen, Dan Coats waits for the start of a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Partisan discord is seeping into House and Senate intelligence committee investigations of the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia. The issue will likely surface at the Feb. 28 Senate confirmation hearing for former Coats. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Partisan discord tainting probes of Russia, Trump, election

Partisan discord is seeping into House and Senate intelligence committee investigations of the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia. Both Republicans and Democrats say they can still conduct bipartisan probes, but there are renewed calls for a special prosecutor and ...

Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think'

The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says, adding that he believes violence surrounds sales and use of the drug in the U.S. In a meeting with reporters Monday, Sessions said the department was reviewing an Obama administration ...

Antonin Scalia's widow among Trump's joint address guests

A young woman who has survived incredible odds. The widows of two California police officers killed by a man living in the country illegally. The widow of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Those are some of men and women who will attend President Donald Trump's first address to a ...

Sam Taghizadeh, left, shakes hands in Portland, Ore., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, with Irving Shen, professor of surgery and pediatrics and head of the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, after a news conference to update the condition of Taghizadeh's Iranian niece, Fatemeh Reshad. The 4-month-old infant was flown to Portland for life-saving heart surgery after she was temporarily banned from coming into the U.S. by President Donald Trump's immigration order. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing well

Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery last Friday. Fatemeh Reshad and her parents' plans to enter the United States with a travel visa ...

The Latest: Interior nominee Zinke clears Senate hurdle

The Latest on the Senate (all times local): 8:00 p.m. The Senate has cleared the way for a vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department. Senators voted 67-31 Monday evening to limit debate on the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke. A final vote on confirmation could ...

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to reporters during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The Latest: Trump meets with leaders of black colleges

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with the leaders of the nation's historically black colleges and universities at the White House, committing to a partnership between his administration and the schools. Trump gathered with presidents of the nation's 100-plus HBCUs ...

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did not give an explanation for its ruling ...

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in Washington. Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as Oklahoma’s attorney general, despite telling Congress that he always used a state email account for government business.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Records show EPA's Pruitt used private email, despite denial

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, despite telling Congress that he had always used a state email account for government business. A review of Pruitt emails obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request ...

National Governors Association (NGA) Chairman, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe holds a briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, with Senators on shared goals of jobs, education, quality health care and infrastructure across the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Plan to repeal Obama health law shows GOP governors are torn

The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, but even after a weekend of bipartisan meetings, they still don't agree on the best approach to replace it. Governors attending the winter meeting of the National Governors' ...

Rising tensions loom as US, Asian powers discuss NKorea

President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by Pyongyang. State Councilor Yang Jiechi is the first ...

British political aide faces sentencing in US criminal case

A former campaign worker for Britain's right-wing U.K. Independence Party will be sentenced in U.S. federal court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to wire fraud in a scheme to steal money by posing as a money launderer. U.S. prosecutors are recommending an eight-month prison sentence for George Cotrel. He has ...

Justices seem sympathetic to immigrant in deportation case

The Supreme Court seems sympathetic to a Mexican immigrant facing deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with an underage girl. The case before the justices on Monday involved Juan Esquivel-Quintana, a lawful permanent resident who had sex with his 16-year-old girlfriend when he was 20 and 21 ...

Supreme Court to hear appeal from Georgia death row inmate

The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear an appeal from a Georgia death row inmate who says lower courts failed to look at lengthy, detailed rulings in his case when turning away a challenge to his sentence. The justices agreed to take up the appeal from Marion Wilson, who ...

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, former President George W. Bush speaks in Washington. Bush said Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and he defended the media's role in keeping world leaders in check. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need answers'

Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and didn't rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation. The Republican also defended the media's role in ...

Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks

President Donald Trump has toasted the nation's governors, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law. Trump welcomed 46 governors and their spouses to the annual Governors' Ball Sunday evening at the White ...

Health care, Supreme Court on agenda as Congress returns

Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency. First, the president will have his say, in his maiden speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. Majority Republicans in ...

Sessions tough talk, policies could increase prison totals

The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend. Jeff Sessions, a former federal prosecutor sworn in this ...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2015 file photo, a guard tower looms over a federal prison complex which houses a Supermax facility outside Florence, in southern Colorado. The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime could usher in a reversal of that trend. The resources of a prison system that for years has grappled with overcrowding, but that experienced a population drop as Justice Department leaders pushed a different approach to drug prosecutions, could again be taxed.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley,File)

Sessions' tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisons

The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend. Jeff Sessions, a former federal prosecutor sworn in this ...

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