Republicans, Democrats bicker over infrastructure plans
Republicans and Democrats argued over the best way to rebuild U.S. infrastructure - a high priority of President Donald Trump - with no agreement in sight following skirmishes on Tuesday between the two parties. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected a new, detailed $1 trillion proposal unveiled by Democrats that would rely heavily on new government spending.
Backpage.com lawyers want executives' pimping charges tossed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face of a congressional investigation.
Trump health pick gives Dems few details on health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, but committed to no details on that or any aspects of how Republicans will reshape President Barack Obama's health care law.
When will soggy California drop water restrictions?
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) ? Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought.
Trump expands anti-abortion ban to all US global health aidUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? President Donald Trump has massively expanded the ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions, or provide abortion information, to all organizations receiving U.S. global health assistance.
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.
AP source: Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal
Rebuking Obama, Trump boosts Keystone XL, Dakota pipelines
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America's energy policy and deal a sharp blow to Barack Obama's legacy on climate change.
Crews hard at work preparing stadium for Super Bowl
Sexist, vulgar posts on women's marches rebound on officials
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for tweets deemed sexist. And a freshman Indiana lawmaker was inundated with criticism over a Facebook post mocking "fat women."