Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came...

Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation’s nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M. In an op-ed submitted...

Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. The dog’s owner, 35-year-old Crystal Lamirande, had just returned to her Santa...

Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin; suspect caught

WESTON, Wis. (AP) — Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm in northern Wisconsin, followed by a standoff at an apartment complex that ended in a volley of gunfire. Police characterized the initial...

Arkansas to reconsider letting guns in stadiums, arenas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers will consider exempting college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed. The Arkansas Senate was expected to take up a proposal Thursday to add the exemption to a new state...

Border Patrol union takes center stage under Trump

AP Photo/Gregory Bull SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Once a week, union leaders representing U.S. Border Patrol agents host a radio show from a sleepy office park near San Diego, where studio walls are covered with an 8-by-12-foot American flag and portraits of President...

Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured. Kurt W. Cochran and his wife, Melissa, were on the last day of a special trip celebrating...
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News Minute AM video report for Wednesday, March 23rd: Healthcare vote expected Thursday; Seven arrests following London attack; Police officer, three others shot dead in northern Wisconsin; USA wins World Baseball Classic.  

Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

AP Photo/GAIL BURTON CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, died Thursday. He was 86. Archbishop William Lori announced in a statement that...

Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday’s London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. Trump Jr. tweeted : “You have to be kidding me?!:...