White House press secretary Sean Spicer cracked down on leaks from his own office by telling staffers to hand over their phones for a "phone check" during a meeting which itself was then leaked to the media, according to a Sunday report by Politico.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A family representative says prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to surgery.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage.
A White House spokesperson said Sunday that President Donald Trump would likely "be supportive" of an investigation into a raid on an al-Qaida base in Yemen that resulted in the first U.S. military combat casualty since he took office.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Sunday that members of President Donald Trump's administration who pushed the FBI to publicly dispute reports of contact between Trump's aides and Russian officials before the election were experiencing a "learning curve."
The father of a U.S. commando killed during the first counter-terrorism operation of President Donald Trump's term in office said Friday that Trump shouldn't "hide behind" his son's death to avoid an investigation into the mission.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.