• Trump says he’s putting political neck on line in Ala. race

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to convince Alabama conservatives that the establishment choice in a Republican runoff for Senate shares their revulsion of Washington politics, contending that Sen. Luther Strange is a “swamp” fighter without close ties to GOP leaders.

  • China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

    BEIJING (AP) — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally.

  • Elderly deaths: Call for generators in Florida nursing homes

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida’s nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott.

  • Auriemma offers to forego pay in education budget battle

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Hall-of-Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma has weighed into Connecticut’s budget battle, offering to go unpaid next year in response to criticism over high salaries at UConn.

  • Theresa May: UK seeks 2-year transition period after Brexit

    FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc’s coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering Brexit talks.

  • The Latest: Kim says Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):

  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law.

  • New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

    HOUSTON (AP) — Many Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey could now be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same homes they are struggling to rebuild.

  • Oklahoma sports agent pleads guilty to federal tax charges

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma sports marketing agent has pleaded guilty to making false statements on federal tax returns for a foundation established by a former star defensive lineman for the University of Oklahoma.

  • Insurance rate hike sets record for New Mexico exchange

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico insurance regulators have approved the largest increases in health insurance premiums on the state’s subsidized exchange since its creation nearly four years ago.