News archive from 22 May 2018

Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security and deporting people in the U.S. illegally. Trump says the nation's immigration laws...

Chron, 19:49 in Politics

In praise of courage

Caroline Kennedy, left, with son Jack Schlossberg, center, presents former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu with the 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday.


The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a yearlong pursuit of money and influence, two American businessmen played Middle East countries against each other, as they leveraged connections stretching from Persian Gulf palaces to the Oval Office into millions of dollars in...

Chron, 00:25 in Politics

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. As the Singapore meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un draws near, the...

Chron, 00:25 in Politics

Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the...

Chron, 00:25 in Politics

Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as "very...

Chron, 00:48 in Politics

US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump's repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era coverage expansion, according to a major government survey released Tuesday....

Chron, 00:55 in Health

Bulpett: Celtics can't cash in chances to catch up

CLEVELAND – Opportunity washed over the Celtics in waves last night.     Still they came up dry.     All evening long, Cleveland opened the door and invited them in, but the Bostonians hemmed and hawed and stumbled on the top step. So the Cavaliers...


Record number of primary runoff elections for Congress in Texas

A record number of congressional runoffs and a battle for governor are stirring hopes that voters will turn out Tuesday across Texas in larger numbers than in past primary election years. Texans will determine which Democrat — Lupe Valdez or Andrew...

Chron, 06:17 in Politics

Nurse killed by deadly virus during Indian outbreak

NEW DELHI (AP) — A nurse caring for patients infected with a deadly virus has died from the disease during an outbreak in south India, officials said Tuesday. The 31-year-old nurse left behind two young children, a husband who works overseas and a...

Chron, 06:59 in Health

Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million. Dozens of health...

Chron, 09:42 in Health

The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused...

Chron, 10:12 in Health

Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contaminant in drinking water is a "national priority." Pruitt spoke Tuesday as he opened a hearing on the contaminants, known as...

Chron, 10:12 in Health

The Latest: Commemorative coin issued of Kim-Trump meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful...

Chron, 10:38 in Politics

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances. Money was already tight when doctors told the Phoenix resident she had an aggressive form of the disease. Then she took a pay cut after...

Chron, 11:00 in Health

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