The Associated Press

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in CongressWASHINGTON (AP) -- Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico....

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apartVARNER, Ark. (AP) -- After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days - including two in one night....

Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversaryPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military....

Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay cleanINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers....

Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plansDEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally....

Trump's 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried outWASHINGTON (AP) -- Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't raced a bicycle since Jan. 20, keeping that vow....