Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3
Despite tornado threat, shelters rare for mobile home parks
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) ? Ten of at least 20 people killed in a weekend tornado outbreak lived in Georgia mobile home parks, yet laws requiring storm shelters in those vulnerable communities are few and far between.
FACT CHECK: Miscues on voter fraud and election results
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting in the past by non-citizens.
The Latest: Insurers propose alternative to federal mandate
The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST): 5:15 p.m. Health insurers are telling Congress there's a workable alternative to getting Americans covered that does not require a federal mandate. ...
Trump clears way for controversial oil pipelines
By Steve Holland and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed orders on Tuesday smoothing the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines in a move to expand energy infrastructure and roll back key Obama administration environmental actions. Oil producers in Canada and North Dakota are expected to benefit from a quicker route for crude oil to U.S. Gulf Coast refiners. Trump campaigned on promises to increase domestic energy production.
Water lead-level falls below federal limit in Flint
LANSING, Mich. (AP) ? Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan environmental officials said Tuesday was good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
Microsoft victory in overseas data privacy case stands
A federal appeals court on Tuesday reaffirmed Microsoft's legal right to refuse a US government order to hand over data stored overseas in a case with important privacy implications. A divided panel of judges in New York denied a petition by the US for a rehearing of a ruling last year in a case pitting Microsoft against the government over data stored in servers in Ireland. The December 2013 warrant directed Microsoft to turn over the contents of an email account used by a suspected drug trafficker.
Ingraham's site gets first question at Spicer press briefing
NEW YORK (AP) ? White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the first question at his briefing Tuesday from a reporter who works for Lifezette, a website founded by Donald Trump supporter Laura Ingraham that published some untrue stories during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Sponsor questions for Danica Patrick as NASCAR season nears
House passes bill to bar federal funds for abortionWASHINGTON (AP) ? Emboldened by a Republican in the White House, the GOP-led House on Tuesday backed legislation that would permanently bar federal funds for any abortion coverage.